Mark Engler is a senior analyst with Foreign Policy in Focus, an editorial board member at Dissent and a contributing editor at Yes! Magazine. He is writing a book with Paul Engler about the evolution of political nonviolence, and can be reached at www.DemocracyUprising.com.
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How would Dr. King have responded to the
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Can Peruvian presidential hopeful Ollanta Humala shed his authoritarian
image and chart a new course for his country?
CAFTA, once presumed dead, is alive and functioning, thanks to White House political sorcery. But a backlash is looming in the United States and abroad.