Archive For May, 2014

35 to Life

35 to Life

As Peru gets closer to trying in court 53 indigenous leaders and activists for the tragic clashes in the Amazon Bagua in June, 2009, I have been thinking more and more about the meaning of the violent events for the…

Ceremony

Ceremony

Last night I watched a man die. I heard the vvvvvrrrrr of a gunned motorcycle engine and saw an old man step off the curb with a shopping cart full of aluminum cans. The worlds of motorcycle and shopping cart…