Tag: drug war
Ela Bittencourt: The Driver’s SeatNovember 2013
On Mark Kendall’s documentary La Camioneta, doing business with Mexico’s drug cartels, and what old school buses have to do with self-determination.
Rafia Zakaria: Bogotá DividedSeptember 2013
Juan Gabriel Vásquez’s The Sound of Things Falling explores the imperceptible boundaries and lingering wounds of the Colombian drug wars.
The Answer is ColombiaJune 2013
Reading Gabriel García Márquez’s morbidity in the happiest country on earth.
Re-imagining DissentMarch 2013
The Nation columnist and law professor on dissent, privatization, and the future of racial equity.
The Straight DopeApril 2011
David Simon would be happy to find out that The Wire was hyperbolic and ridiculous, and that the “American Century” is still to come. But he’s not betting on it.