A selection of opinion, analysis, and interview articles by Tamara Pearson

Latin America

Erasing Women in Mexico, New Internationalist

Resist to Exist: Mexico Still Protesting Two Years after Disappearance of 43 Students, Toward Freedom

Celebrating Mexico’s Independence Day Under the Shadow of a Giant Wall, CounterPunch

Mexico Already Has a Giant Wall, and a Mining Company Helped to Build It, CounterPunch

Mexico: The Struggle of Traditional Pulque Against European Beer and Colonization, UpsidedownWorld

Bolivia: In death, a powerful symbol was born, GreenLeft

Bolivia: No longer victims and slaves, GreenLeft

Indigenous America: ‘A new era has begun’, Green Left

Che Guevara Murderer Attending Summit of the Americas, teleSUR

Bolivian opposition pulls off partial strike, GreenLeft

Mexican power workers take on government, GreenLeft

Ecuador: Correa launches re-election campaign, socialists give critical support, GreenLeft

World

When The U.S. Pretends It’s The Center Of The Universe, The Establishment, Alternet

McDonald’s Is Handing Out Burgers To The Homeless — But Is It Helping? -Alternative Daily

Mansions and Slums: the Inequality of Living Space, Counterpunch

Guns, Beer, And Cigarettes Are Easier To Get Than The Pill, Role Reboot and Alternet

The empathy inequality: Pray for the rich and forget Haiti,Greenleft Weekly

How the wrinkle industry scam is hurting your health, Alternative Daily

The Rich Are Getting Louder and the Eventual Victory of Quiet, CommonDreams

Exposing Charities in Africa: Hypocrisy, Racism, Objectification, teleSUR

5 Things Women Shouldn’t Be Forced to Wear at Work, Alternative Daily

Tragedy Vultures: Opportunism in the Nepal Earthquake, teleSUR

The Short Long List of US Hypocrisy, teleSUR, co-author

20 Years of the WTO: A Story of Poverty and Protest, teleSUR

The World Vision message, GreenLeft

Auburn: Sick of being dumped on, GreenLeft

Pakistan: Third World youth organise against the odds, GreenLeft

PAKISTAN: Fighting for women’s rights, GreenLeft

South Africa: Stay in Dust, GreenLeft

ZIMBABWE: Mass protests planned for June, GreenLeft

ZIMBABWE: Socialists challenge government repression, GreenLeft

Australia: People’s inquiry reveals government lies, GreenLeft

ACM punishes Villawood detainees for protesting, GreenLeft

Australia: Council, police muzzle truth about refugees, GreenLeft (co-author) – One of my first

Media criticism

Clickbait v Political Impact: Alternative Journalism as Social Media Becomes the New News Source, Counterpunch

An Alternative Article for Christmas, teleSUR

The Color of Tragedy: Paris and the Media, Counterpunch

Some Lives Worth More? The Racist Media Coverage of Ebola, teleSUR

43 Lives, 2 Countries, teleSUR

#Nigeria2000 Highlights African Victims of Terror, teleSUR

Culture, education, imagination, and activism

Vignettes and stories that get involved in life, Red Wedge Magazine

The Traditional Publishing Industry Is Killing Books, teleSUR and others

US Teachers Arrested, Criminalized as Education System Failing, teleSUR

Who Owns the Words? , teleSUR

Confusion about Happiness on World Happiness Day, teleSUR

Because intellectualism is for everyone and creativity is rebellious, Znet

Review: Too painful to hug, GreenLeft

La Escuela Alternativa de Pueblo Nuevo: Una Educación Liberadora , Aporrea (Spanish)

Alternative Education Can Eliminate Corruption – Venezuelanalysis.com (English), Aporrea (Spanish)

What Would a Pro-Sexual Diversity World Look Like?, teleSUR

Imagination is a weapon against prejudice – Newcastle Herald

Venezuela

In Venezuela’s difficult times, the grassroots are stronger, New Internationalist

Venezuela country profile, New Internationalist

Community Organizations in Venezuela are Fighting the Good Fight, New York Times

Struggle Ahead for Venezuela Grassroots as Right-Wing Sworn In, teleSUR

2015: The Causes and Consequences of the Venezuela Election Results, teleSUR

Venezuelan Guarimbas: 11 Things the Media Didn’t Tell You, teleSUR

Interview: Venezuelan Elections Matter for Global Resistance, teleSUR

Peace at Stake in Venezuela’s Upcoming Elections, teleSUR

Venezuela: ‘Colectivos’ scare campaign demonises the poor, GreenLeft

Venezuelan UN Speech Criticises “Market Totalitarianism”, London Progressive Journal

Understanding the Venezuelan Presidential Election Outcome, Alborada

Participatory Democracy Would Help Venezuela, New York Times

Una lista incompleta de una posible Venezuela, Aporrea (Spanish)

Amnesty International Opposes Venezuelans Defending Their Human Rights, Venezuelanalysis.com

Los migrantes invisibles en Venezuela, Aporrea (Spanish)

Merida, Venezuela: Testimonies of the Barricades, Venezuelanalysis.com

Las quejas de la oposición sobre la falta de libertad de expression, Aporrea (Spanish)

Coups, Media and Stalemates: What Violent Protests Mean for Venezuela, Venezuelanalysis.com (co-author)

El feminismo inconsistente de Chávez, Aporrea (Spanish)

Latest Human Rights Watch Report: 30 Lies about Venezuela, Venezuelanalysis.com

Municipal Election Results: Venezuela Winning the War Waged against It, Venezuelanalysis.com

First National Commune Conference: The Communes are the Antidote to Venezuela’s Economic Problems, Venezuelanalysis.com

Undocumented Migrants in Venezuela Have More Rights than US Citizens in the US, Venezuelanalysis.com

Demonising the “Colectivos”: Demonising the Grassroots, Venezuelanalysis.com

Interview: The Great Patriotic Pole (GPP) – How Thousands of Movements are Constructing their Revolutionary Organisation – Venezuelanalysis.com

La revolución bolivariana inspira a todos partes del mundo, Aporrea (Spanish)

International Corporate Media Campaigns for Venezuela’s Opposition Candidate Capriles, Venezuelanalysis.com

The 14 April Venezuelan Presidential Election Campaign: Start of a New Era, Venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuela Refuses to Recognise Honduran Elections and Congratulates Uruguyan President-elect, London Progressive Journal

‘A Real Revolutionary Must Be Truly Feminist’, New Matilda

The Scarcity Diaries, Venezuelanalysis.com

Capriles Video: Opposition Pitches Violence for Municipal Elections, Venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuelan Elections, Participation, and the Finger, Venezuelanalysis.com

Recycling workers’ struggle for justice, GreenLeft

Why doesn’t Venezuela Ban Bullfighting? Venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuelans speak: Revolution changing people’s lives, GreenLeft

Venezuela: Combatting food shortages, GreenLeft (co-author)

Science for Need not Greed: Venezuela’s Optical Instrument Plant, Venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuela’s Chavez Calls for Calm after Violent Pro-RCTV Protests, Monthly Review

Venezuelan Youth: A Potential Antidote to the Weaknesses of the Revolution, Upside Down World

After Chavez: Grassroots Fight on Despite Opposition’s War of Attrition, Venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuela’s Dreams and Demons: Has the Bolivarian Revolution Changed Education? , Venezuelanalysis.com

If Venezuela were Measured by the Majority, Venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuela’s State Elections: When Winning Comes before Revolution, Venezuelanalysis.com

The Insidious Bureaucracy in Venezuela: Biggest Barrier to Social Change, Venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuela Promotes Breastfeeding over Baby Food, Corporate Media Spins Out of Control, Venezuelanalysis.com

Crime in Venezuela: Opposition Weapon or Serious Problem? , Venezuelanalysis.com

UNESCO: Education in Venezuela Has Greatly Improved, Venezuelanalysis.com

Students March for New Type of Education in Venezuela, Venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuelan Report Discredits US Government, Advises Regime Change, Venezuelanalysis.com

High School Dropout Rates down by Half in Venezuela, Venezuelanalysis.com

Low Participation in Venezuelan Opposition’s Education Strike, Venezuelanalysis.com

Demystifying Venezuela’s Inflation: The Opposition’s Red Herring, Venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuelan Report Discredits US Government, Advises Regime Change, Venezuelanalysis.com

The People Legislate: Grassroots Media Movement Creates Its Own Law, Venezuelanalysis.com

A Story about Rubbish: Communities Takeover from Opposition Mayor, Venezuelanalysis.com

New Venezuelan Ministry to be Run by Youth and Students, Venezuelanalysis.com

Latin America no Longer for Sale: the New CELAC Poles Apart from the OAS, Venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuela: US Criticisms of Venezuelan Drug Policies Hypocritical, Venezuelanalysis.com

Microsoft versus Venezuela, Venezuelanalysis.com

Being a Good Sport in Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution, Venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuela: The Dangers of a Revolution against a Woman’s Right to Abortion, Venezuelanalysis.com

Media Rage and Mainstream Lies about Venezuela, Venezuelanalysis.com

Latin America no Longer for Sale: the New CELAC Poles Apart from the OAS, Venezuelanalysis.com

The Sham that was the Opposition Primaries, Venezuelanalysis.com

Planning the Next 6 Years of Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution, Venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuelan Voters Excited To Participate in Elections, Venezuelanalysis.com

Beautiful Venezuela: Tourism with a Social Conscience, Venezuelanalysis.com

Music Draws Venezuelan Youth to Revolution, Venezuelanalysis.com

Microsoft versus Venezuela, Venezuelanalysis.com

A Quick Response to BBC’s Article, “Venezuela’s economy in further slide”, Venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuela’s Reformed Communal Council Law: When Laws Aren’t Just for Lawyers and Power Is Public, Venezuelanalysis.com

Other

12 Essential Websites to Help You Learn Spanish – FluentU

Live en Vivo! 10 Spanish News Sites for Listening Practice – FluentU

17 Ways To Have The Best 2017 Possible – Alternative Daily

Amazon To Open Huge New Warehouse — In The Sky – Alternative Daily

Would You Kill 800,000 Birds For This? – Alternative Daily

This Is How Fried Foods Are Killing Your Brain And Increasing Your Risk Of Early Death – Alternative Daily

Travel the World and Immerse Yourself in Spanish with 7 Globe-hopping Ideas – FluentU

How to Avoid Killing Animals with your Selfies – Alternative Daily

How Much Work Is too Much for Your Mental and Physical Health – Alternative Daily