Parker Asmann is a Summer 2016 Editorial Intern at In These Times. He is an Editorial Board Member for the Chicago-based publication El BeiSMan as well as a regular contributor to The Yucatan Times located in Merida, Mexico. He graduated from DePaul University in 2015 with degrees in journalism and Spanish, as well as a minor in Latin American Studies.
The U.S. Spends Millions Funding Central America’s Drug War. A New Report Says It Hasn’t Worked
Militarized law enforcement may have done more damage to human rights than it has to crime rates.
Domestic Workers in Ill. Win Bill of Rights: “Years of Organizing Have Finally Paid Off”
Why a Georgia Congressman is Fighting to Stop Security Aid to Honduras
Rep. Hank Johnson talks about the struggle for human rights and the future of U.S.-Honduras relations.
Chicago Activists Accuse ICE of Racial Profiling After Street Corner Raid
Maestros de Chicago Protestan en Solidaridad con los Educadores Oaxaqueños
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After Teachers Union Protests Against Education Reform, Mexican Police Kill 8 Protesters in Oaxaca
Honduran Indigenous Leader Asks Sen. Dick Durbin To Help ‘Stop the Assassinations’ in Honduras
Activists say U.S. policy in the region is still leading to violence.