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09.05.2019

Venezuela – A Risk to Dollar Hegemony – Key Purpose Behind “Regime Change”

Venezuela – A Risk to Dollar Hegemony – Key Purpose Behind “Regime Change”

by Peter Koenig After the new coup attempt – or propaganda coup – Venezuela lives in a state of foreign imposed insecurity. The failed coup was executed on 30 April by Juan Guaidó, the self-proclaimed and Washington-trained and endorsed “interim President”, and the opposition… »

08.05.2019

Face 2 Face with María Luisa Mendonca

Face 2 Face with María Luisa Mendonca

On this show we speak with María Luisa Mendonca, Director of the Network for Social Justice and Human Rights in Brazil and a visiting scholar at the City University of New York Graduate Center, about the social and political situation in Brazil after the election of President Bolsonaro in 2018. »

06.05.2019

“A more human world will not be built by the selfish psychopaths who lead us today”, Antonio Rebolledo

“A more human world will not be built by the selfish psychopaths who lead us today”, Antonio Rebolledo

We interviewed Antonio Rebolledo, a Chilean engineer, as his new role as coordinator of the Humanist Psychology Network caught our attention before the next Latin American Humanist Forum that will take place in the Library of Santiago on May 10, 11 and 12. We wanted him to tell us about… »

05.05.2019

4 May 2019: 50 years of Siloism

4 May 2019: 50 years of Siloism

We publish here the words pronounced by Antonio Carvallo (and consecutively translated into English by Tony Robinson) during the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of Siloism in the most significant event that took place today, at the Park of Study and Reflection of Punta de Vacas, located near Mount Aconcagua,… »

04.05.2019

Broadcasting of the ceremony of the 50th anniversary of Silo’s address in Punta de Vacas

Broadcasting of the ceremony of the 50th anniversary of Silo’s address in Punta de Vacas

On May 4, 1969, Silo made his first public speech in Punta de Vacas, a desolate place on the border between Argentina and Chile, not far from Aconcagua Mountain. After 50 years humanists remember that address, The Healing of Suffering, with numerous events in many parts of the world. Starting… »

04.05.2019

Tomás Hirsch: “Silo made a deep, complex and structural proposal of personal and social transformation”.

Tomás Hirsch: “Silo made a deep, complex and structural proposal of personal and social transformation”.

In November 2018, De Frente spoke with the humanist deputy on various topics. In that interview he was able to expand on the figure of Silo and Siloism as philosophy and practice. –Tomas, who was Silo? How did you meet him? Silo has many facets. First of all, he is… »

03.05.2019

Economist Jeffrey Sachs: U.S. Sanctions Have Devastated Venezuela & Killed Over 40,000 Since 2017

Economist Jeffrey Sachs: U.S. Sanctions Have Devastated Venezuela & Killed Over 40,000 Since 2017

More than 40,000 people have died in Venezuela since 2017 as a result of U.S. sanctions, according to a new report by the Center for Economic and Policy Research co-authored by economists Jeffrey Sachs and Mark Weisbrot. The report examines how U.S. sanctions have reduced the availability of food and… »

02.05.2019

Pompeo Says US Prepared to Take Military Action in Venezuela

Pompeo Says US Prepared to Take Military Action in Venezuela

“If That’s What’s Required” “The team that brought you Iraq seems to thrive on death, destruction, and spending workers’ hard earned tax dollars,” said one anti-war activist by Jake Johnson, staff writer for Common Dreams Going a step beyond the “all options are on the table” platitudes… »

01.05.2019

Venezuela and Binary Choice

Venezuela and Binary Choice

When a CIA-backed military coup is attempted by a long term CIA puppet, roared on by John Bolton and backed with the offer of Blackwater mercenaries, in the country with the world’s largest oil reserves, I have no difficulty whatsoever in knowing which side… »

01.05.2019

Nuclear disarmament in the Latin American Humanist Forum

Nuclear disarmament in the Latin American Humanist Forum

As we get closer to the date on which the IV Latin American Humanist Forum will take place in Santiago de Chile – the 10th, 11th and 12th of May – the twenty-four different thematic Areas that will participate seeking to build convergences are acquiring more and more protagonism. Each… »

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