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About Alice Driver

Dr. Alice Driver is the author of More or Less Dead: Feminicide, Haunting, and the Ethics of Representation in Mexico. She is the translator of Abecedario de Juárez, a collaboration between journalist Julián Cardona and artist Alice Leora Briggs that explores and maps the new language of violence in Mexico. Driver is currently working on Photographing Freedom with Civil Rights leader Mary King. Her writing focuses on human rights, women's rights, and activism and has been featured in publications such as Al Jazeera English, Salon, Ms. Magazine, and Vela.  

Articles by Alice Driver

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Salvaging the luminosity of a lost city

While the murder of hundreds of women in Juárez, Mexico, eventually attracted international attention – and with it, sensationalist headlines – photographer Itzel Aguilera’s work engages with the complex realities of her city.

Teachers challenge a President: protests suppressed in Mexico

In Mexico, government officials have often been accused of planting violent protesters in nonviolent movements in order to justify the use of police force. But teachers know that they are stakeholders in the country’s future. Like citizens in Brazil, Egypt, Turkey, Mexican teachers want to play their part.

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