Politics

Mexico’s President Gives Joe Biden a Big History Lesson

Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) visited the United States on July 12 and offered five proposals to U.S. President Joe Biden. These proposals are based on AMLO’s in-depth knowledge of Mexican history and his reading of the economic crisis…

Ecuador: “Stop the Massacre”

“Stop the massacre” was the cry that ran through tears, pain and indignation on the twelfth day of the #ParoNacional2022. By Carlos Crespo “We have had a very difficult day”; “it has been a very strong day”. “We denounce to…

The Role of Energy in Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

While securing territory is the Kremlin’s most obvious motivation, annexation is also tied to strengthening Russia’s energy position both regionally and globally. By John P. Ruehl After Russian forces seized Ukraine’s Kherson region at the beginning of its invasion, a Ukrainian official…

“Old” and “new” challenges to Brazilian citizenship

In Brazil, the interests of large estates have driven the state’s agenda of priorities for many centuries. These include the maintenance of slavery until the end of the 19th century, the absence of labour rights in the countryside for most…

Has politics abandoned the ideal of social justice?

While it is true that in the past the political has been on the verge of abandoning the search for social justice as the north of society, especially in 2020, we see its total renunciation. By William Alberto Méndez Garita…

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…

Families start urban occupation in search of new horizons in Campos

Within the coronavirus pandemic and a progressive reduction in social investments at the municipal, state and national levels, hundreds of families begin the largest urban occupation reported in the recent history of the municipality of Campos dos Goytacazes, the largest…

United States Withdraws From Afghanistan? Not Really

The U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in October 2001 was criminal. It was criminal because of the immense force used to demolish Afghanistan’s physical infrastructure and to break open its social bonds. By Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad On October 11,…

Brazil: Social Contagion Knocks on the Door

By Paulo Henrique Martins Art often anticipates historical trends not yet revealed. We can exemplify with the film “Contagion” (2011) directed by Soderbergh. The film deals with the spread of a virus that, like Covid 19, would have emerged in…

Thank you, Pepe !!!

On October 20, Pepe Mujica resigned his seat in the Uruguayan Senate. At 85, it is not the first time he has resigned. He had already done it in August 2018 “out of fatigue”, but he returned and turned out…

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