Belen Fernandez is the author of Checkpoint Zipolite: Quarantine in a Small Place (OR Books, 2021), Exile: Rejecting America and Finding the World (OR... Books, 2019), Martyrs Never Die: Travels through South Lebanon (Warscapes, 2016), and The Imperial Messenger: Thomas Friedman at Work (Verso, 2011). She is a contributing editor at Jacobin Magazine, and has written for the New York Times, the London Review of Books blog, Current Affairs, and Middle East Eye, among numerous other publications.
Former US presidential son-in-law is nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize over his role in Arab-Israeli normalisation.
The pandemic time warp we are now experiencing is something many traumatised populations have long suffered from.
The policies a Biden administration will pursue are unlikely to bring prosperity and security to Central Americans.
Forty years after Archbishop Oscar Romero’s assassination, neoliberal violence is still wreaking havoc in El Salvador.