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12.06.2017

The Centrality of the Meek of the World: Reflections on a Speech by Former President Lula

The Centrality of the Meek of the World: Reflections on a Speech by Former President Lula

By Leonardo Boff This reflection is motivated by the speech of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva at the closing of the opening ceremonies of the 6th National Gathering of Brazil’s Worker’s Party, PT,(from the Portuguese, Partido dos Trabalhadores, PT) on June 1, 2017, in Brazilia. I make this… »

31.05.2017

Five hundred days a prisoner

Five hundred days a prisoner

By Samantha San Romé “Either you love or hate Milagro,” said a local when I visited Jujuy.  “But don’t believe all the bad things they say,” he added.  He didn’t say much more.  He spoke little, but enough for me to understand that this is what happens when you’re… »

25.05.2017

Ecuador: President Lenín Moreno received a spiritual baton during an indigenous ceremony

Ecuador: President Lenín Moreno received a spiritual baton during an indigenous ceremony

Quito, May 25 (Andes).- President Lenin Moreno received Thursday the ancestral baton during a ceremony that took place at the ancestral pyramids of Cochasqui, located in canton Pedro Moncayo, in the northern area of the province of Pichincha. Elder women and men from different indigenous peoples and nationalities of Ecuador were… »

25.05.2017

Brazil: Temer Deploys Army to Capital Amid Massive Protests

Brazil: Temer Deploys Army to Capital Amid Massive Protests

In Brazil, President Michel Temer has authorized the deployment of the Army to the capital Brasília amid growing protests demanding the president’s ouster. On Wednesday, tens of thousands of protesters marched to Congress to demand Temer’s resignation. Some demonstrators also torched a ministry building. Multiple protesters were injured as police… »

23.05.2017

Maria Canet on Face 2 Face

Maria Canet on Face 2 Face

On this show we discussed with Maria Canet from Provincia 25 about Milagro Sala, the  jailed leader of the Tupac Amaru neighborhood association, part of the Association of State Workers of Jujuy, and a leading figure in the Movimiento piquetero of Argentina. Maria’s invite us  also to participate on a… »

09.05.2017

Celebration. May 4th, Day of testimony.

Celebration. May 4th, Day of testimony.

Note by Ernesto H de Casas. May 2017. As usual this month, we celebrate the Day of the Testimony, referring to that May 4, 1969 in which Silo gave his first public speech, where he explicitly laid the foundations of his philosophy, his proposal and contribution. He did so… »

02.05.2017

DiEM25 co-founder Yanis Varoufakis meets with Ecuador’s President-elect Lenín Moreno in official visit

DiEM25 co-founder Yanis Varoufakis meets with Ecuador’s President-elect Lenín Moreno in official visit

PRESS RELEASE DiEM25 Sunday, April 23 On Sunday, April 23, DiEM25 co-founder, Yanis Varoufakis had a 2-hour meeting with top economic officials of the government (including the Minister of Economic Coordination Mr. Rodrigo Martinez, the Minister of the New Economy and Human Capital Mr. Andres Arauz, and secretaries-general of… »

02.04.2017

Political crisis in Venezuela

Political crisis in Venezuela

Southfront  31.03.2017 Edited by Pressenza London, 2.04.2017 Venezuela could be one of the richest countries on the planet; instead, it is going through its deepest economic and political crisis. During the past 19 years, the so-called Chavistas, supporters of Hugo Chavez, a former Venezuelan President and leader of the… »

23.03.2017

Tens of Thousands of Argentine Teachers March Amid Nationwide Strike

Tens of Thousands of Argentine Teachers March Amid Nationwide Strike

In Argentina, tens of thousands of teachers marched through the capital Buenos Aires Wednesday as part of a nationwide strike demanding pay raises to keep pace with high inflation. The teachers are outraged over recent comments by President Mauricio Macri disparaging public schools in Argentina. Gabriela Baigorri: “The figure of… »

16.03.2017

Tomas Hirsch on Face 2 Face

Tomas Hirsch on Face 2 Face

On this show we discussed with with Tomas Hirsch, founding member of the Humanist Party of Chile and was a Presidential candidate during the 2005 election for the left-wing coalition “Juntos Podemos Más” (Together we can more). Currently, he is the Party’s Vice-President and one of the coordinators of the… »

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