U.S. has its own history of exporting terrorism

In the U.S., terrorism means one thing post-9/11. In Latin America, it has meant something else. In this episode, we explore the U.S. history of exporting terrorism by way of the School of The Americas which has trained right-wing para-militaries in the art of war for over 50 years.

We hear from School of the Americas Watch’s national organizer Hendrik Voss as well as two women whose lives have been affected by the terrible catch-22 imposed upon Latin American civilians by their neighbor to the North.

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Patrick J. Foote
Patrick J. Foote

Patrick Foote is a staff writer at the People's World. At the University of Central Florida, he worked with the Student Labor Action Project organizing around the intersection of student and worker issues. He would go on to work in the labor movement in such organizations as Central Florida Jobs with Justice, AFSCME Council 79, and UFCW Local 21.

He is currently a proud activist with the Chicago News Guild. He's all about weird music, bourbon, and making powerful people uncomfortable.

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