Articles by Herbert Docena

The Toxic Legacy of U.S. Foreign Policy in Vieques, Puerto Rico

April 23, 2023 | The women of Vieques, an island off the east coast of Puerto Rico, have been on the front lines of the generations-long struggle for peace and justice to end the havoc wrought by U.S. foreign policy on their island, in their homes, and on their bodies.

Triumph of Green Capital at Rio+20

July 16, 2012 | This article addresses the tactics used by corporations to appear as though they have solutions to environmental problems while, in reality, they are continuing the policies that cause the most environmental degradation.

In the Dragons Lair

February 20, 2008 | Although the United States closed its bases in the Philippines in 1991, it has nevertheless managed to deepen its military presence and intervention in the islands.

Spoilers Gatecrash the Iraq Spoils Party

November 5, 2003 | Despite new offers for broader participation in Iraq's reconstruction bonanza, the United States-convened donors' conference on Iraq ended in stifled disappointment, with only $13 billion raised--a far cry from the $36 billion target. To dampen expectatio

Jakarta Peace Consensus Update: Where is the Antiwar Movement?

September 11, 2003 | In the four months since U.S. President George W. Bush triumphantly declared the end of "major hostilities" in Iraq, the occupation has become ever more untenable and no less illegal by the day. Where are the members of the global antiwar movement?