Elections

Argentina: No Vote Punishment

The palace of the two Congresses in Buenos Aires, Argentina (Image by 139904/pixabay) In Argentina, the phenomenon of a hard setback for the ruling parties in elections during a pandemic context was repeated once again. Understandably, managing the state in…

My truth. Open letter from Diego Ancalao Gavilán to the diverse peoples of Chile

1.- Introduction. Silently processing the hard moment. Throughout these difficult days, and until today that I write this letter, I had decided to process in silence and in deep reflection, the circumstances of my frustrated presidential candidacy. This decision goes…

The leadership of the new generation

New and old generations of the left have rallied around the presidential candidacy of Gabriel Boric. The young have opened the avenues and the old are following them. A new country is being heralded in which justice and equality should…

The profitable dividends of politics

The upcoming elections in Chilean politics will determine who will reach La Moneda, who will be the new senators and deputies of the Republic, as well as the hundreds of regional councillors whose election was pending after the recent elections…

Chile: candidates for the Apruebo Dignidad list

The pact formed by the parties Frente Amplio, the Communist Party, Acción Humanista and the Federación Regionalista Verde, grouped behind the presidential candidacy of Gabriel Boric and with a single list of candidates for Parliament – Apruebo Dignidad – today…

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…

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