Carmelo Ruiz-Marrero

A progressive wave has been sweeping Latin America for over a decade, but right-wing forces in some countries have been refusing to accept the results at the voting booth. more

Mar 13, 2014 4:36 AM Dispatches

By Carmelo Ruiz-Marrero Congratulations to the nonviolent activists who have come forward after exposing illegal FBI spying 43 years ago. On March 8, 1971, a group of eight peace activists, including two professors, broke into an FBI office... more

Jan 15, 2014 4:43 PM Op-Eds

Two recent events should make us rethink not only our energy path but also our economic path. more

Oct 16, 2013 8:45 PM Dispatches

By Carmelo Ruiz-Marrero Here’s a trend to watch in the coming year: the rise of new economic powers. China, India and Brazil are in the ascendancy, as the economies of United States, Europe and Japan continue to stagnate. China and India... more

Dec 22, 2011 2:17 PM Dispatches

We need civil disobedience and massive non-collaboration with illegitimate authority if we are to reverse course on global climate change. more

Dec 9, 2011 2:17 PM Op-Eds