Stories by Belén Fernández

Belén Fernández is the author of The Imperial Messenger: Thomas Friedman at Work, published by Verso. She is a contributing editor at Jacobin magazine and Ricochet and a blogger for teleSUR English. subscribe to Belén Fernández's feed

Posted on: Oct 27, 2016, Source: FAIR

Don't be fooled: there's no such thing as a safe war.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

'Borders for us but not for you' is the common denominator uniting the U.S. and Israel.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2013, Source: Al Jazeera English

The US government continues to disregard the loss of civilian lives in drone strikes.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2013, Source: Al Jazeera English

The overthrow of elected governments in Honduras and Egypt was supported by the U.S. government.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2013, Source: Al Jazeera

The over-diagnosis and over-prescription that dominates the mental health care scene in the US contributes to a system that is better at producing disorders than fixing them.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2013, Source: Al Jazeera English

'Mainstream' Media characterisations of Muslims function to justify oppression at home and imperial devastation abroad.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2013, Source: Al Jazeera English

Is Facebook a boon or cause for concern for the mental health industry?

Posted on: Mar 6, 2013, Source: Al Jazeera English

Although villainized as "polarizing" by the media, Hugo Chavez, who died March 5, enjoyed broad support at home among the poor.

Posted on: Dec 30, 2012, Source: Al Jazeera English

If Dick Cheney is a top global thinker, we're in deep trouble.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The New York Times Op-Ed writer who pushed for the Iraq War should quit trying to "civilize" the Arab and Muslim world.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

You know the world is flat -- and hot and crowded -- but that's just the tip of Friedman's iceberg of hackery.