LOS ANGELES – Earlier this month, there were two summits in Los Angeles: the Summit of the Americas, hosted by the U.S. State Department; and the People's Summit hosted by U.S. and international activist organizations. The two summits were held in the same city at the same time but could not otherwise be more different. Summit of Some of
The People’s Summit: What the Summit of the Americas Might Have Been if America Was Not “Exceptional”
The Summit of the Americas showed the U.S. attempting and failing to impose its will on the hemisphere. The People’s Summit showed a different vision that is in accord with the wishes of most countries and people.