This week, more than 50 women and men will trek through 75 miles of ocotillo and saguaro cactus along the dry, desolate plains of the Sonoran Desert. But, as this video by Jake Ratner and Elena Stein shows, what they walk to witness is far from natural.
In his new book, "Revolutionary Doctors: How Venezuela and Cuba Are Changing the World’s Conception of Health Care," author Steve Brouwer highlights the revolutionary health care practiced by Venezuela and Cuba. In this interview, Brouwer describes his new book and explains how these experiences are a road map to "a new kind of society."
Tonight is NACLA's 45th Anniversary Gala. Among the honorees are Noam Chomsky, Javier Sicilia, and Mexican political cartoonist Eduardo del Río "Rius." Because Rius will be unable to join us at tonight’s event, we filmed his acceptance speech recently at his home in Mexico. He is the 2012 recipient of NACLA's "La Conciencia del Pueblo" Award.
In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the April 11, 2002, coup d'état against Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez, NACLA presents the award-winning feature-length Venezuelan documentary "Llaguno Bridge: Keys to a Massacre," a comprehensive audio-visual investigation into the events surrounding the 2002 coup d'état in Venezuela.
After more than four years of asking the supermarket chain Publix to sit at the table and negotiate a Fair Food Agreement, from March 5-10 Coalition of Immokalee Workers did a five-day fast to put the pressure on Florida's richest corporation. This video captures the fifth day of this fast.
In Patricio Guzmán's latest film, the Chilean filmmaker points his camera toward Chile's Atacama desert, where several groups intertwine in a search for the past. In this NACLA video interview, Guzmán speaks about his new movie, nostalgia, Chile, the Latin American "pink tide," filmmaking, and the need for an audio-visual revolution.
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