Tomas Hirsch

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…

Interview with Tomás Hirsch: “I experience this new moment as the year of hope”.

We are ending 2021, it is the last day already, and the world is still in its second year of pandemic and very probably during 2022 this context of global pandemic will be prolonged even more – worldwide. We wanted…

Deputy Hirsch campaigns for Boric to win the Balotage

With this photo-report we give an account of the multiple activities that are deployed with force and energy, seeking the election of presidential candidate Gabriel Boric in the Chilean second round of elections. Enthusiastic activists and supporters converged in 100…

Tomás Hirsch invites people to mobilise to vote ‘for those who guarantee rights for all’.

We interviewed Tomás Hirsch, Chilean humanist, re-elected as deputy for the 11th District of Santiago. The most conservative district in Chile, and “where we have the worst income distribution gap in our country”. We discuss with him his re-election and…

Chile: The far right, District 11 and the romanticisation of October

A couple of days before the parliamentary election, La Tercera published a bigdata analysis ranking each of the 155 current parliamentarians into left, centre and right, according to all their votes in the last four years. According to this ranking,…

Chile: Housing Movements start historic march from Santiago to Valparaíso

Under a scorching sun, yesterday morning began the march for housing from Santiago to Valparaíso, seat of the Parliament, which in three days will cover the 130 km distance by foot. The nearly 1500 people, mostly belonging to the Autonomous…

“This is a very paradoxical stage”, interview with Tomás Hirsch

We spoke with Tomás Hirsch, Member of Parliament for Acción Humanista, who is about to go to the polls again, seeking re-election on November 21st for the District where he has worked for the last four years: Peñalolén, La Reina,…

Chile: Launching of Gabriel Boric’s government programme

In the gardens of the Centro Cultural de Ñuñoa, Gabriel Boric’s long-awaited government programme was presented this morning. In the presence of many collaborators and supporters, as well as numerous press media, the presidential candidate was presented by the Mayoress…

Water protest in Lo Barnechea: It’s drought and it’s looting!

We publish here the images of the activity carried out yesterday to denounce what is happening with water, from the fact that to produce one tonne of copper 215,000 litres of water are needed, to the fact that in the…

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…

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