Colombia interview…

This morning I was interviewed by Jeff Monaghan of the Ottawa community radio station, CKCU. I enjoyed being on the air to talk about Colombia and help build for an event on Thursday where my friend Manuel Rozental will speak. Jeff was kind enough to post the interview online. Listen here if you like…


This morning I was interviewed by Jeff Monaghan of the Ottawa community radio station, CKCU. I enjoyed being on the air to talk about Colombia and help build for an event on Thursday where my friend Manuel Rozental will speak. Jeff was kind enough to post the interview online. Listen here if you like…

And more on the Colombia-Venezuela flap, you’ll find it surprising that El Tiempo reports that the US has announced that it supports Uribe’s side in the conflict. Which is rather like saying they support their own side, or the person they put up to starting the conflict.

The most preposterous aspect is that they said they support Uribe’s decision because it’s his sovereign right to make the decision! Colombian sovereignty is the US grounds for supporting Uribe!

Justin Podur

Author: Justin Podur

Author of Siegebreakers. Ecology. Environmental Science. Political Science. Anti-imperialism. Political fiction. Teach at York U's FES. Author. Writer at ZNet, TeleSUR, AlterNet, Ricochet, and the Independent Media Institute.