Bill Weinberg is an award-winning 30-year veteran journalist in the fields of human rights, indigenous peoples, drug policy, ecology and war. He is the author of Homage to Chiapas: The New Indigenous Struggles in Mexico (Verso, 2002), among other books. He is currently at work on a sequel about indigenous struggles in the Andean nations. He blogs daily on global politics from an anarchist perspective at CounterVortex.org
| Field Notes
The flag of Syrias revolutionary Kurds flies from the roof. A multiculti congregation of scruffy youth hang out in the lobbysome Italian kids with dyed hair and a punk aesthetic, some young migrants from Africa and the Middle East.