South America

Water protest in Lo Barnechea: It’s drought and it’s looting!

We publish here the images of the activity carried out yesterday to denounce what is happening with water, from the fact that to produce one tonne of copper 215,000 litres of water are needed, to the fact that in the…

Immigrants, Link Human Rights Yesterday and Today in Chile

By Maxine Lowy Immigrants and refugees bring great expectations to the country they arrive in. In Chile, however, both today and decades ago, such aspirations for a better and more just life can become tarnished by a harsh reality. Hostility…

The memory we mourn

30 August 2021. The Spectator We knew they were going to kill him. We knew that in Colombia then and now, a professor who asks more questions than he answers, a doctor who is pained by his patients’ hunger and…

The leadership of the new generation

New and old generations of the left have rallied around the presidential candidacy of Gabriel Boric. The young have opened the avenues and the old are following them. A new country is being heralded in which justice and equality should…

Education is not a factory of automatons

Nolfa Ibañez, an academic at the Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencia de la Educación (UMCE), has just been awarded the National Education Prize (Chile) 2021 for her significant contribution to the knowledge and development of special education. From this area of…

Approval of the law of general pardon demanded by humanist feminists

In the framework of the 3rd National Meeting of Women in Politics of the Humanist Party, around 60 women militants and from social and territorial organisations gathered in the Park of Study and Reflection El Remanso, located in Sagrada Familia,…

Expropriation of ancestral territories of the Sápara nationality for oil exploitation in Pastaza (Ecuador)

The Sápara nationality, together with other organisations, requested an action for protection from the Ecuadorian state to return 70% of the expropriated territory. On 31 August 2021, the Sápara nationality located in the province of Pastaza filed an action for…

No reintegration without education

Prison institutions are designed not only to serve a custodial sentence, but also for the social reintegration of the individual through different mechanisms, one of which is education. By Mariela Alejandra Martínez In reality this is a universal right, beyond…

Urgent Call for a Global Pact to protect 80% of the Amazon by 2025

We, the indigenous peoples of the Amazon Basin, through our ancestral knowledge and wisdom, have been protecting the Amazon for millennia. We have been joined in this struggle by environmental and human rights organisations and the scientific community have joined…

Denouncing technological servility

Aldous Huxley proposed half a century ago: “The essence of psychological coercion is that those who act under its effect have the impression that they are acting on their own initiative. The victim of mental manipulation does not know that…

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