Stories by Belén Fernández

Belén Fernández, contributing editor at Jacobin magazine, is the author of The Imperial Messenger: Thomas Friedman at Work, published by Verso in 2011. She is an editor at PULSE Media and her articles have appeared at the London Review of Books blog and Al Jazeera. subscribe to Belén Fernández's feed

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.