Articles and Essays by Mark Engler

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portoalegre

The Last Porto Alegre

Assessing the state of the World Social Forum after five years.
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Reporting from Labor’s Borderlands

A review of The Children of NAFTA: Labor Wars on the U.S./Mexico Border.
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The El Salvador Model

What are the lessons from the Salvadoran civil war for Iraq?
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Crimes in Freedom’s Name

Dick Cheney's El Salvador
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Old Dog, Same Tricks?

The CIA then and now.
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Revenge of the Combat Cartoonist

A review of How to Succeed at Globalization: A Primer for the Roadside Vendor by El Fisgón.
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Oiled Again

Free trade agreement threatens Costa Rican environmental protections.
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Bush’s Uneasy Mexican Visita

On the tenth anniversary of the Zapatista uprising, President Bush encounters an unruly Latin America.
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The Trouble With CAFTA

A ratified CAFTA would represent a clear blow to poor and working people in the Americas. But that outcome is anything but certain.
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Miami’s Trade Troubles

Contrary to the Bush Administration's spin, the Free Trade Area of the Americas met defeat in militarized Miami.