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Bill Weinberg is an award-winning 25-year veteran journalist in the fields of human rights, indigenous peoples, ecology and war.

He is the author of Homage to Chiapas: The New Indigenous Struggles in Mexico (Verso Books, 2000), and War on the Land: Ecology and Politics in Central America (Zed Books, 1991).

As a correspondent and contributing editor for Native Americas, Cornell University's quarterly journal of hemispheric indigenous issues, he won three awards from the Native American Journalists Association for his reportage from Nicaragua to Arizona between 1996 and 2000.

His work was also cited by Project Censored in 2007, although he hates Project Censored.

His work has appeared in Al Jazeera, The Nation, The Progressive, The Village Voice, Newsday, New America Media, AlterNet,  NACLA Report on the Americas, Middle East Policy,  Toward Freedom, In These Times, Yes! Magazine, Indian Country Today, The Amsterdam News, The Ecologist, Earth Island Journal, City Limits, Cannabis Culture and numerous other publications.

He also served as news editor at High Times in the 1990s, covering the global war on drugs, and was a regular contributor to New York's Guardian newsweekly in its final years. He continues to cover the drug war beat for High Times, Kush, Skunk and other magazines.

With Ann-Marie Hendrickson, he for 20 years co-produced the anarchist variety show Moorish Orthodox Radio Crusade on WBAI-NY, 99.5 FM. He was removed from the air in 2011 for his political dissent.

He lives on New York's Lower East Side.