Politics

New York and the Italian Contradiction

On September 25, the same day New Yorkers finished celebrating the 10-day San Gennaro Festival in the city’s Little Italy, the Italians, elected the country’s farthest-right government since the fall of Mussolini. For the past 96 years, the festival, which attracts over a million people each year, has…

Elections Brazil 2022: clear bet on Lula’s victory in first round

We are all expectant about what is going to happen in Brazil. This Sunday there are presidential elections. It remains to be seen whether it will be the end of the cycle of Jair Bolsonaro at the head of this…

Philippines: Supreme Court justices, judges, lawyers and professors decry red-tagging

Analysis by Perfecto Caparas     Bulwarks of the rule of law are closing ranks. Lawyers, professors, judges, and Supreme Court justices are rising up in arms against the red-baiting menace that has bewitched the country. Legal eagle At the…

Italian elections: abstention and the far right

The first statistic of the Italian political elections is the record abstention rate: 64% of voters, confirming the distrust of the electorate towards the political system damaged by changes in programmes and alliances, by an incomprehensible electoral system that rewards…

Humanist Party categorically rejects the ratification of TPP-11

Faced with the threat of eventual ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty, better known as TPP-11, the Humanist Party demands that the government, and in particular President Boric, fulfil its promise to get this project out of the Senate. Firstly,…

The Democratic Party, Now the Leading Party of War.

No votes for warhawks, no matter the Party. John V. Walsh Last May a remarkable column by Stephen Kinzer appeared in the Boston Globe. It was headlined: “Republicans Return To Their Roots As The Antiwar Party.” More significantly, the subheading…

Diplomacy Is Always an Option

You are conditioned to believe that killing more people is a better solution than negotiating a compromise. This is despite the fact that it is self-evidently a psychopathic notion. Let me give you a homespun analogy. I have this week…

Russia calls out Western elites at UN (WATCH FULL SPEECH)

By refusing to negotiate, the US and NATO left Moscow no choice but to launch its military operation in Ukraine, FM Sergey Lavrov said Years of NATO encroachment on Russia and the West’s refusal to negotiate over Ukraine left Russia “no…

Bolivia. President Arce proposes at the UN to overcome capitalism to confront threats to humanity

The President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia participated in the 77th Session of the United Nations, where he stated that this forum “must allow us to continue strengthening multilateralism in order to confront more effectively the new and old…

On politics and religion

The young leaders of Gabriel Boric’s government only know by hearsay or by reading about the administrations of a Frei Montalva, Salvador Allende and Augusto Pinochet himself. You need to be 60 or 70 years old to have been a…

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