Miriam Pensack is a writer and researcher with a focus on Latin America and U.S. foreign policy, human rights, and national security. Her writing and translations have appeared in Dissent, NACLA Report on the Americas, the Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and the Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies, among other publications. She is a doctoral candidate in Latin American history at New York University, where her research focuses on U.S. empire in Latin America, Cold War insurgency, and the rise of neoliberalism.
Climate CrimesThe Military Has Done Little to Prepare As Climate Change Threatens Guantánamo
Trump wants the island prison to stay open indefinitely, leaving aging detainees in deteriorating facilities at the mercy of supercharged hurricanes.
Snowden ArchiveSinking of Russian Nuclear Submarine Known to West Much Earlier Than Stated, NSA Document Indicates
The report about Kursk also stated that the Russian navy did not try to contact the submarine for five hours after explosions that sank it.
The NSA’s Role in a Climate-Changed World: Spying on Nonprofits, Fishing Boats, and the North Pole
New documents show how U.S. spies gathered intelligence related to environmental conflicts, disasters, and resources
An American Century of Brutal Overseas Conquest Began at Guantánamo Bay
U.S. Marines landed in Cuba 120 years ago last month, setting off the Spanish-American War, as well as U.S. imperialism and terroristic conquests overseas.