Adam Isacson

Still trying to understand Latin America, my own country, and why so few consequences are intended. These views are not necessarily my employer’s.



Here’s the exact moment during today’s Inter-American Human Rights Commission hearing on transitional justice in Colombia where I, standing near the back, leaned against the wall and shut off all the lights in the room. In my defense, it’s a big room and it shouldn’t be this easy to shut off all the lights.

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5 tweets that made me laugh this week — Merlin Mann (@hotdogsladies) March 18, 2017 I'm not saying the left always brings a quinoa salad to a gun fight but the Guardian did just publish this — Rob Manuel (@robmanuel) March 17, 2017 wow this new radiohead song is really good — Sammy Nickalls (@sammynickalls) March 12, 2017 The worst placed […]

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5 tweets that made me laugh this week

I thought I saw Steve Bannon but it was just an old oven mitt in the Pizza Hut dumpster. — Jocelyn Plums (@FilthyRichmond) March 9, 2017 ‘I grow tired of this foul human air.’ ‘Patience, Maz’khuun. Soon we will return to the under-realms and inform the Elders of our success.’ — Damien Owens (@OwensDamien) […]

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