Category: Politics

Meet us in San Juan: Latin American Studies Association

Look for our new books in Latin American Studies at the Scholars’ Choice booth at the XXXIII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association in San Juan, Puerto Rico, from May 27 to 30. Mobilizing Democracy: Globalization and Citizen Protest by Paul Almeida “By comparing local-level protests in countries of Central America during the time…

Meet us in San Juan: Latin American Studies Association

Look for our new books in Latin American Studies at the Scholars’ Choice booth at the XXXIII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association in San Juan, Puerto Rico, from May 27 to 30. Mobilizing Democracy: Globalization and Citizen Protest by Paul Almeida “By comparing local-level protests in countries of Central America during the time…

In 1894, Coxey’s Army knew how to get the attention of Congress (without a gyrocopter)

Guest post by Benjamin Alexander Apparently Doug Hughes, after writing a letter to each of the 535 members of Congress about the need for more campaign finance reform, didn’t think his missives would get adequate notice if he just dropped them in the nearest mailbox. So, the 61-year-old mailman from Florida set out to deliver…

In 1894, Coxey’s Army knew how to get the attention of Congress (without a gyrocopter)

Guest post by Benjamin Alexander Apparently Doug Hughes, after writing a letter to each of the 535 members of Congress about the need for more campaign finance reform, didn’t think his missives would get adequate notice if he just dropped them in the nearest mailbox. So, the 61-year-old mailman from Florida set out to deliver…