Toward Freedom welcomed Jacqueline Luqman onto the board of directors on March 17. Jacqueline brings a background in activism and in journalism, and describes herself as a "Pan-Africanist, anti-capitalist, anti-imperialist revolutionary." She recently told TF Editor Julie Varughese why she joined the board.
Many say the upcoming Colombian presidential election looks to be the most consequential in decades. Everyone Toward Freedom spoke to agreed militant-turned-politician Gustavo Petro is the strongest candidate on the left. But what role can Afro-descendant presidential candidate Francia Márquez play in building out a popular base of support for left-wing politics in conservative Colombia? TF Editor Julie Varughese reports.
Regular contributor Sanket Jain has been named a Top 10 finalist for Oxfam's 2021-22 Journalism for an Equitable Asia Award for his coverage of India's rural poor during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Watch TF Editor Julie Varughese reporting back on her time covering Nicaragua's critical presidential election.
The Republic of Nicaragua announced on November 19 its intention to pull out of the Organization of American States (OAS), in the latest in a series of events that have transpired in the small country's struggle with the United States and its allies. But the corporate media continues to spread misinformation about the elections. This article by TF Editor Julie Varughese, who traveled to Nicaragua, is an attempt to debunk them.
Between an Organization of American States resolution, fresh U.S. sanctions, social media platforms suspending known Ortega supporters a week before the elections and corporate media outlets inaccurately reporting on Ortega, it is clear the United States is the primary contradiction in the Nicaraguan people’s struggle for liberation.