Politics

The crucifixion of the pianist and enlightened corruption

At the very moment when the media pack is alone in the dubious enterprise of tearing apart the image of the unfortunate Rodrigo Rojas Vade, an episode that is so well oiled in the strategy of delegitimising and discrediting the…

Lies are also the daughter of impunity

The deception perpetrated by a constituent, who in order to be elected made the electorate believe that he had terminal cancer, and even disguised himself as a serious patient, is undoubtedly one of the most severe embarrassments of our politics.…

OP-ED: What lies ahead for the Taliban?

Economy, hunger, drought, poverty are challenges the Taliban now faces While world leaders and international organizations are eagerly awaiting for the chicken to hatch from the Taliban’s government, they have begun to implement the Islamic Sharia to govern the nation…

Indian Farmers’ Protest: Karnal Day-Night Dharma

AIKMS GS, Dr. Ashish Mital, KKU Press Secretary Jatinder Chinna and several AIKMS members participated in the Karnal protest, September 8, 2021 at the Mini Secretariat and extended support to farmers. Karnal farmers, led by SKM are sitting on a…

Chile. Referente Político Social: A popular response from below and outside to the multidimensional crisis of oppression

After the so-called Social Outburst of 18 October 2019, a set of expressions and possibilities of organisation emerged from the interests of the oppressed, independently of the state, the political system and the propertied classes. By Andrés Figueroa Cornejo It…

Primaries in Argentina: “For a Humanist Cordoba”, Fernando Schüle, pre-candidate for deputy for the Humanist Party

What does it mean to vote for the Humanist Party in the primary elections on September 12th? I think that voting for the Humanist Party means voting for a Humanist Cordoba. It means realising that the politicians who have been…

“Old” and “new” challenges to Brazilian citizenship

In Brazil, the interests of large estates have driven the state’s agenda of priorities for many centuries. These include the maintenance of slavery until the end of the 19th century, the absence of labour rights in the countryside for most…

The Historic Indian Farmers’ Protest: An Inside Story, Part 2

With the massive numbers of people engaged in a non-violent protest against the Three Farm Laws by the Modi Government, Dr. Ashish Mittal, a key prime mover in the Kisan Movement explains further. He touched on the unions involved, the…

Indigenous peoples and the Bellido Plan: rhetoric, gaps and dangers

Source: Servindi. 1 September 2021. By Roberto Espinoza* Prime Minister Guido Bellido’s message contains five references to indigenous peoples, but they remain “rhetorical and symbolic” because they do not include concrete measures in favour of their rights and historical aspirations.…

Indian Farmers’ Protest: Historic Kisan Mazdoor Mahapanchayat at the GIC ground

Samyukta Kisan Morcha Press Release 283rd day, 5th September 2021 Muzaffarnagar, India, September 5, 2021. Historic Kisan Mazdoor Mahapanchayat (village council) held at GIC ground in Muzaffarnagar — The entire Muzaffarnagar city turned into a rally ground — A sea…

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