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Marie Trigona is an independent journalist based in Argentina. She can be reached through her blog:

Below are the collected articles Trigona has written for Toward Freedom.

Justice Out of Argentina’s Dark Past: Dictatorship Era Torturers Sentenced

Grassroots Unionism Under Attack in Argentina: Killing of Activist Sparks Protests

Impunity in Print: How Argentine Newspapers Benefited from the Dictatorship

Argentina Passes Gay Marriage Law

Latin America: Impunity in Plan Condor’s Shadows

Argentina a Step Closer to Same-Sex Marriage

Latin America: Impunity in Plan Condor’s Shadows

Argentina a Step Closer to Same-Sex Marriage

Argentina Revisits Dictatorship: A Year of Human Rights Trials

Where is Luciano Arruga? Disappeared in Argentina's Democracy

Argentina: Disappearing Farmers, Disappearing Food

The Soy Republic of Argentina

Lucio, The Good Bandit: Reflections of an Anarchist

May Day Special: Talking With Workers Around the World

Argentina's Soy Storm: Tensions Rising Among Farmers

Thirty Two Years Later, Argentines Still Seeking Disappeared

Argentina: Priest Imprisoned for Dirty War Crimes

Iraq War Veteran Speaks Out

Argentina: Hotel Bauen's Workers Without Bosses Face Eviction

Argentina: Thirty-One Years After Coup, Disappearances and Terror Back on the Streets

Zanon: Worker Managed Production, Community and Dignity

Argentina's Mothers of Plaza de Mayo Pass on a Legacy of Defending Human Rights



John Holt: Homeschooling Pioneer and Visionary Progressive

One of the homeschooling movement’s foremost pioneers, John Holt, was an egalitarian atheist who explicitly opposed patriarchy, corresponded with progressive thinkers and helped initiate the still emerging children’s rights movement.

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Anarchism's Mid-Century Turn

No matter how one feels about it, the current state of anarchism has represented something of a mystery:  What was once a mass movement based mainly in working class immigrant communities is now an archipelago of subcultural scenes inhabited largely by disaffected young people from the white middle class. Andrew Cornell's Unruly Equality: U.S. Anarchism in the Twentieth Century supplies the first convincing account of that transition.

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Big Oil Uses Toxic Chemicals to Clean Up Spills. Will the Feds Finally Make Them Stop?

In 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, killing 11 workers and setting off the worst oil spill in US history. The images are unforgettable: The Gulf of Mexico on fire. Pelicans emerging from the water entirely covered in thick, black oil. Planes flying overhead, spraying more than a million gallons of an oil-dispersing chemical called Corexit in an attempt to control the spill.

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