Peter Bolton is a Washington, DC-based journalist, activist and scholar. He is a regular contributor to The Canary and CounterPunch where he writes about global politics. He has previously written for Colombia Reports, Colombia Politics, UpsideDownWorld, The Guardian and the Council on Hemispheric Affairs. You can follow him on Twitter at @PeterRBolton or on his Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/PeterBoltonJournalist/. A portfolio of his work is also available at Muck Rack and Authory. His Want to be a source? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.