Elections

Rural Teacher Pedro Castillo Poised to Write a New Chapter in Peru’s History

With his wide-brimmed peasant hat and oversized teacher’s pencil held high, Peru’s Pedro Castillo has been traveling the country exhorting voters to get behind a call that has been particularly urgent during this devastating pandemic: “No más pobres en un…

Chile Woke Up and Opened Up the Great Avenues.

The thesis of the acceleration of historical time, from the point of intersection between objective and subjective conditions, is the only one that was confirmed in the resplendent results of the elections of 15 and 16 May. By Francisco Herreros…

Chile: From the Anger of Destitution to the Hope of a Constituent Assembly

More than a week after the constituent elections in Chile, all analyses agree that it was an election which disgraced the traditional parties, with a right wing and a DC obtaining their worst results, a social democracy which is submerged…

Chile is Reborn by a (Political) Earthquake that Emerged from the Streets

By Patricio Zamorano* What happened in Chile this past weekend seems to be one of those historic events that cannot but follow its inexorable course. It is like an enormous, powerful tsunami wave whose size cannot be appreciated on the…

The fun is over…the people called a halt

The recent defeat of the economic elite and their political allies has installed the people as the protagonists of the immediate future of our country. The 18-0 rebellion and the approval of a new Constitution fuelled the popular triumph, which…

Face 2 Face with Harpreet Singh Toor

LIVE SHOW: Monday, February 22nd at 3 PM EST On this show we are speaking with Harpreet Toor, Richmond Hill resident in queens, running for City Council District 23. Mr. Toor offers his 30 years of experience and activism with…

Elections in Catalonia: What Now?

By Joaquín Roy The recent result of the elections for the Parliament of Catalonia has presented a mixture of repetition of certain previous aspects and some spectacular novelties. But the everlasting dimension of any parliamentary confrontation of the proportional variant…

Ecuador checks ‘Voting at Home’ procedures for 2021 elections

A ‘Voting at Home’ drill in Ecuador verified the procedures of this type of elections, with nine days remaining until the general elections scheduled for February 7th. The process took place at the national level, in compliance with the Operational…

“Santiago is crying out for a territorial government with a horizontal and libertarian outlook” Helmut Kramer, Candidate for Mayor of Santiago

The heat and the cold have that thing of inevitable denunciation of the unjust. When a city burns or freezes, inequality emerges and there is no way to hide it. The summer in Santiago de Chile, in addition to boiling…

Lost Causes, from the Confederacy to Trump

President Donald Trump has embarked on a lost cause akin to that embraced by Southerners after the Confederacy was crushed. That historical “Lost Cause” falsely posited that the U.S. Civil War was fought not to defend slavery, but, rather, to…

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