Drugs, Guns, and People – The US War in Mexico Conversation with Laura Carlsen, director
of the Americas Policy Program in Mexico City. The Drug War is an epidemic of the intersections between militarism, violence, imperialism, immigration and
economics. A conversation with Laura Carlsen to think about the intersections of drugs, guns, and people.
A radical economist and political activist.
He is Professor Emeritus at American University in Washington, D.C. where he taught in the Department of Economics from 1976
– 2008. Currently he is a visiting professor at Lewis & Clark College and Portland State University in Portland
Oregon, while he has also served as a visiting professor or economist in Cuba, Peru and England. Politically he considers
himself a proud product of the New Left and is sympathetic to libertarian socialism.
PCASC in solidarity and in promoting a truthful understanding about
what is going on in Honduras held a public teach in. This was filmed on 11.19.09. The last half of the video (after the
first 40 minutes) is a Q and A and discussion time with the public. And a word about sponsoring this solidarity movement.
Filmed in Portland Oregon on May 9 2009. This was a fundraiser to help send a Delegation to Venezuela
in September 2009. There was speakers, music, film, beer, and networking and socializing. The video "Venezuela
Rising was shown and the producer "Jennifer Wager" was present to introduce her video and to answer questions. The
music was provided by "Blood and Thems".