Radio del Mar

100 000 umbrellas against profiteering in the education system and the government’s ambiguous behavior

Despite the very low wintry temperatures and the heavy rainfall all day last Thursday in the city of Santiago, Chilean students went on with the massive social protest which has been described as the unprecedented “march of the hundred thousand umbrellas against profiteering in education”.

The State is replaced by mining companies in Africa

In addition to generating a series of environmental, social and cultural problems and making a quick buck under the protection of the Global Financal Institutions and local governments, mining companies, and as in the case of Barrick Gold on the borders of Latin American countries, have replaced the different roles and responsibilities of National States