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Dana Frank

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Dana Frank

Dana Frank is a professor of History at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and the author of Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America. She is currently writing a book about the AFL-CIO’s cold war intervention in the Honduran labor movement.


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Will the country take a step toward democracy, or remain mired in corruption and repression?

The coup government's brutal campaign against the opposition elicits barely a peep of criticism from the United States.  

El silencioso y poderoso rol que EE.UU está jugando en el conflicto hondureño.

In the name of fighting drugs, the Obama administration has allied itself with a corrupt coup regime.

The horrific prison fire in Comayagua is only the latest deadly outcome of the larger politically driven firestorm that is post-coup Honduras today.

 A pioneering historian convinced that another world was possible, and that working people would create it for themselves.

Miguel Facussé, a biofuels magnate entangled with the drug trade, is waging a bloody war against campesinos—with American support.

Millions rush to greet the former president, but the deal allowing his return says nothing about accountability for human rights violations that took place during the coup.

Mass firings, wholesale privatization, teargas—this is what the coup has come to.

Obama's Honduras policy is already dangerous. And with Republicans in control of the House, it may get worse.