Manuel Acuña Asenjo

Chile: Scholarship as a fundamental requirement to be a Constitutional Convention Member

The fish dies by the mouth; and the nightingale, in the evening. (Popular saying) A few days ago, our good friend Heraldo de Pujadas reminded us, with regard to the Christian custom of not eating red meat during Holy Week,…

Chile: Between oxen there is no goring

PREAMBLE In many of our articles we have referred to the implacable struggle that the Chilean ‘political elite’ is waging against the national community. It may seem surprising and even illogical that political organisations created precisely to defend the interests…

Shoot at the Chilean Constitutional Convention

Is the resignation, without a corresponding replacement, of the members of the Constitutional Convention to be considered a new aggression to those that the Constitutional Convention constantly receives? PRELIMINARY The Constitutional Convention is, without a doubt, ‘the’ problem of the…

A new way of life?

PREAMBLE At the end of last year, an important political event occurred, an unusual event, a political event of the highest and most extreme gravity. Paradoxically – except for the interventions of a few parliamentarians – such an event should…

The vicissitudes of the Chilean Constitutional Convention

“And it was necessary to suffer from that peculiar disease which since 1848 has been ravaging the whole continent, parliamentary cretinism, a disease which imprisons those infected as if by enchantment in an imaginary world, depriving them of all sense,…