Justin Podur is a writer and editor for ZNet (www.zmag.org), part of Z Communications, an alternative media organization dedicated to political analysis and support for movements for social change. He has reported from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pakistan, India, Haiti, Venezuela, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Israel/Palestine, and Mexico. He also writes on North America. He has written for Z Magazine, Frontline (India), New Politics, New Left Review, rabble.ca, and other publications and is part of the Pueblos en Camino collective (www.en-camino.org). He runs a blog (www.killingtrain.com). He is based in Toronto.