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Is political voluntarism a tool for social transformation?

The goals set by modern societies in terms of well-being have not been met in the quantity and dimension that people expected, generating social unrest. The responsibility for achieving these achievements has been placed on political leaders; however, given the…

Defending who?

The issue of security in Chile, in the light of the tragic events that took place in May By Cristina Bianchi In Chile the last two weeks have been characterised by the staging of new and old challenges that have…

Chile: the first draft of the new constitution is ready

The text, which is a draft with 499 articles, must now be reviewed by the Harmonisation Commission, which will make improvements to the wording and detect possible contradictions, eliminating content that is repeated, in order to have the final document…

Murder of Francisca Sandoval: Violence against the media and state complicity

On Sunday, May 1st, Francisca Sandoval, an independent media journalist, was shot in the face. Since that day and after a complex operation to remove the bullet, we have been waiting for her farewell, after the announcement that she was…

Journalist Francisca Sandoval dies after being shot at while covering May Day demonstration

Francisca Sandoval, a social communicator for La Victoria’s Señal 3, died on Thursday 12 May. The journalist was being treated at the ex-Posta Central de Santiago, after being shot in the head by an individual in concert with the militarised…

Boric pledges $35 billion increase in Conadi budget for land purchases

Today, Wednesday, for the first time, a session of the National Council of Conadi (National Corporation for Indigenous Development) took place in the Palacio de La Moneda, which according to the Mapuche councillor, Francisca Huirilef, was a historic milestone that…

Let’s push forward

Stop criticising the Constitutional Convention and the government, which is just beginning, many say, and they may be right. By Margarita Labarca Goddard Remember that when Michelle Bachelet was president of this country, she said that for the good of…

Intervention by Tomás Hirsch on 4 May 2022 in the Chilean Parliament

We publish here the text and the video of the intervention of the humanist deputy Tomás Hirsch before the Chilean Congress, commemorating the 53rd anniversary of the Silo’s “The Healing of Suffering” that gave origin to the Humanist Movement: 53…

Boric: “It is unacceptable that we are naturalising violence in our country in too many ways”.

President Gabriel Boric today referred in harsh terms to the violence that is being naturalised in Chile and yesterday compromised the vital situation of one of the journalists of the community channel La Señal 3 of La Victoria, Francisca Sandoval,…

“I call to reject the Rejection”, Marco Enriquez-Ominami

We spoke with Marco Enriquez-Ominami, a Chilean-French politician and a reference point for Latin American progressivism. Philosopher, filmmaker, former deputy, four-time candidate for the Presidency of Chile, founder of the Progressive Party, the Progresa Foundation and the Puebla Group. By…

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