On March 3rd, Berta Cáceres, an award-winning, Honduran activist, was murdered. New Hampshire tax payer dollars helped fund the overthrow of yet another foreign government. National Catholic Reporter explains the impact of US foreign policy:
She is just one of thousands of indigenous activists, peasant leaders, trade unionists, journalists, environmentalists, judges, opposition political candidates, human rights activists, and others murdered since a military coup ousted the democratically elected president Manuel Zelaya in 2009…
[Hillary] Clinton’s role in supporting the coup in Honduras is a reminder that the Middle East is not the only part of the world in which she is willing to set aside principles of international law and human rights to advance perceived U.S. economic and strategic interests. Indeed, it may be a troubling indication of the kind of foreign policies she would pursue as president.
How do you think President Hillary would react if a foreign government overthrew her regime?
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