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24.10.2019

The right to protest, immediate demilitarization, and an end to human rights violations in Chile

The right to protest, immediate demilitarization, and an end to human rights violations in Chile

By AUCH! (Autoras Chilenas. Local organisation of feminist authors)   Chile, October 24, 2019 Last week protests and acts of civil disobedience erupted in Santiago de Chile due to a rise in the price of the metro. This increase by 30 pesos (to a fare of 1.23 dollars in a… »

23.10.2019

Tomás Hirsch: “We can see that the Chilean people woke up”

Tomás Hirsch: “We can see that the Chilean people woke up”

The former candidate for Chilean president and founder of the Humanist Party, Tomás Hirsch, said: “It is a people who have lived on a miserable salary, with unbearable pensions that do not allow them to live, with rising electricity, water, gas, and transportation prices. Here profound, structural and urgent changes… »

23.10.2019

From Aperture to Protectionism: Immigrants Test Chile’s Open Door

From Aperture to Protectionism:  Immigrants Test Chile’s Open Door

By Maxine Lowy Hundreds, many families with young children, rest in tents, or lean against suitcases by the side of the road. Volunteers from charitable organizations occasionally pass through, offering bottled water, Styrofoam boxes containing food, and sometimes set up a soup kitchen right on the street. In late June… »

23.10.2019

Mario Aguilar [Chile]: “Never again a negotiation behind people’s backs”.

Mario Aguilar [Chile]: “Never again a negotiation behind people’s backs”.

We reproduce here the words of the President of the Teachers Union of Chile and member of Unidad Social – which is calling for a national strike tomorrow, Wednesday and Thursday, October 24, more information at: http://www.colegiodeprofesores.cl/2019/10/22/se-convoca-a-huelga-general-en-todo-chile-el-23-y-24-de-octubre/ – at a press conference held this morning in Santiago: “Teachers are… »

22.10.2019

Demonstrations of solidarity with Chile all over the world

Demonstrations of solidarity with Chile all over the world

The current social outbreak in Chile has attracted interest and support at an international level, and in several cities throughout the world there has been demonstrations in solidarity with the uprising outside the Chilean consulates or in landmarks of the place. Here we show a small gallery to be completed… »

20.10.2019

Mario Aguilar [in Chile]: “Violence comes from the powerful. Let’s take care of each other.”

Mario Aguilar [in Chile]: “Violence comes from the powerful. Let’s take care of each other.”

In the context of the strong social unrest that Chile is going through, the President of the College of Teachers -Mario Aguilar- called on his colleagues for solidarity and nonviolent civil disobedience. His words are reproduced below, as well as the video that he circulated through social networks. https://www.pressenza.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Mario-Aguilar-19-10-19.mp4… »

15.10.2019

Chile: Congressman Hirsch presents project against war

Chile: Congressman Hirsch presents project against war

Today, Tuesday, October 15, Humanist Congressman Tomás Hirsch will present, together with Congressmen Labra (PC), Fernández (PS), Marzán (PPD), Mirosevic (PL), Boric (Conv) and Girardi (PPD) a constitutional reform project that seeks to make Chile renounce war as a method of conflict resolution. The initiative has a pure article that… »

09.10.2019

Chile will host international seminar on transformation in the face of climate change

Chile will host international seminar on transformation in the face of climate change

From October 16 to 18, 2019 the Transformation 2019 meeting “Learning from Transformative Action and Thought” will take place, a biannual world meeting whose fourth version will be held for the first time in the southern hemisphere. Chaired by University of Chile academic Paulina Aldunce, the activity will bring together… »

12.09.2019

Photo-reportage: The Right to Memory

Photo-reportage: The Right to Memory

Throughout September 11, in various Memory sites throughout the country, Chile remembered what happened in 1973 and honoured the dead, victims of the brutal violation of human rights by the military dictatorship. Undoubtedly the most remembered, admired and beloved figure was that of President Allende. Most of the attendees were… »

23.07.2019

Two Necessary and Sufficient Principles

Two Necessary and Sufficient Principles

By Howard Richards Life’s (humanity’s and the earth’s) bottleneck problems can be solved, I dare to suggest, by applying just two general principles. The two can be regarded as principles of unbounded organization. Unbounded organization is the name of a conversation, an academy and a movement (one of many, but… »

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