Jorge Molina

The right-wing campaign of terror: a history of media intimidation to keep its privileges intact

An editorial in the Conservative Party’s El Diario Ilustrado, signed by Joaquín Díaz Garcés and published on Wednesday 12 May 1920, stated: “Arturo Alessandri… is ambitious and audacious. By his race he is a Renaissance Italian. By his mental structure,…

Chile: The extreme violence of the socio-political and economic system implanted by the elite

“At 10:45 a.m. on 6 October 1988, while outside a sea of people were parading around celebrating (one day afterwards the defeat of the dictatorship at the polls), we were told at that meeting that they had to be demobilised.…

Patriots for rejection: Pinochet’s violent and privileged brotherhood heir to the throne

“Fascism is cured by reading and racism is cured by travelling”. Miguel de Unamuno The “Freedom Bus”, travelling through the streets of several Chilean cities with phrases such as “Boys have penises. Girls have vulvas. Don’t be fooled”, against the…

The Western war of lies and fake news in the Russian-Ukrainian conflict

The dominant cultural hegemony of the West is clearly manifested in the control of the media; the campaign of disinformation, lies, hoaxes, censorship of the media – mainly Russian – and the demonisation of the figure of the President of…

Chile’s fascist ultra-right: an X-ray of the hate horde

Miguel Urrutia, a lecturer at the Faculty of Social Sciences, points out that the new fascist organisations are a response to the emergence of positions that have been a constant in our country since the end of the 19th century,…

The transnational plunder of Chilean copper

The study, “New estimates of the wealth given away to large private copper mining companies: Chile 2005-2015”, addressed the economic rent obtained by the 10 largest mining companies in Chile. Using official World Bank (WB) data for the period 2005-2014…

Covid-19 vaccines and their patents: privatisation of profits and socialisation of death

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that at least 70% of the population must be vaccinated in order to legitimise the end of the Covid-19 pandemic. This would equate to 5.4 billion people immunised, and if we take into account…

October 18: The explosion against plundering, elitist and discriminatory Chile

According to the former leather and footwear trade union leader, Juan Jara (leadership period: 1965-1973), the capitalist economic model was implemented in Chile for the benefit of the big businessmen to the detriment and with the clear purpose of subjugating…

12 October: The plundering genocide against the indigenous population

According to Marx, “The discovery of the gold and silver deposits of America, the extermination, enslavement and burial in the mines of the aboriginal population, the beginning of the conquest and plunder of the East Indies, the conversion of the…