Redacción Chile

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10.11.2016

Trump’s election provides opportunity to re-assess the fundamentals of Australia’s defence policies

Trump’s election provides opportunity to re-assess  the fundamentals of Australia’s defence policies

IPAN – Independent and Peaceful Australia Network US President-elect, Donald Trump, has served notice of a US withdrawal from a “protective” military role for allies in South East Asia and the Pacific. He has urged these allies to take responsibility for their own defences. »

09.11.2016

The Chicago Boys

The Chicago Boys

By Anne Kass I can’t help but think of our trip to Chile last year where we learned that Milton Friedman and his Chicago Boys helped Pinochet sack the Chilean Social Security System which was similar to ours–employer and employee contributions with defined benefit payout. »

27.08.2016

Noam Chomsky, Oliver Stone Sign Letter Against Brazil’s Coup

Noam Chomsky, Oliver Stone Sign Letter Against Brazil’s Coup

By teleSUR The letter is also signed by the likes of Indian novelist and activist Arundhati Roy, activist and author Naomi Klein and artist Tom Morello. rom Oliver Stone to Noam Chomnsky, highly influential international artists and intellectuals published a letter condemning the impeachment process against suspended Brazilian… »

07.08.2016

Dancing with teargas

Dancing with teargas

By Dominik Schlett Chilean student protests against their own educational system seem to last forever. Almost exactly five years after the most intense demonstrations since the end of Pinochet-Dictatorship, violence is capturing the streets of Santiago de Chile again. A day report. The sun lights bright at the 4th of… »

03.01.2016

Peaceful New Year 2016

Peaceful New Year 2016

2016 marks five years since the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. Peace Boat will continue to support recovery efforts in the region and sail for a nuclear free, sustainable future. 2015 was a historical year marking 70 years since the end of World War II and Japanese colonisation in… »

30.06.2015

Chile: The Constitution for Everyone

Chile: The Constitution for Everyone

The Constitution for Everyone is the name of an independent citizens’ initiative in Chile that was publicly launched today with the aim of educating and promoting broad dialogue about the Constitution. Through a digital platform (www.laconstituciondetodos.cl), participants will be able to find and learn about the current constitution, express… »

06.11.2014

Discovering the Human

Discovering the Human

We publish here the presentation by Javier Tolcachier during the first session of the International Symposium “Towards the discovery of the Human”, organised by the World Centre of Humanist Studies, Latin American chapter, in Santiago, at the premises of the Chilean National Parliament. “We thank the organisers for the opportunity… »

14.10.2014

Tomás Hirsch speech in “Peace Paths for the Israel/Palestine conflict”

Tomás Hirsch speech in “Peace Paths for the Israel/Palestine conflict”

Words of Tomas Hirsch at the Providencia Forum in Santiago de Chile, seeking peaceful ways to resolve the Israeli/Palestinian conflict “Good afternoon to everyone. To begin, I want to clarify where I am coming from: I am speaking from the point of view of Universalist Humanism. Its main points are:… »

19.12.2013

Network against transnational companies’ dirty hand

Network against transnational companies’ dirty hand

Basis to support Ecuador in its fight against the transnational Chevron The U.S. multinational company Chevron has launched a campaign against Ecuador and those affected by the pollution caused by its operations in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Millions of dollars are paying for lawyers and advertising media, with legal proceedings of… »

10.09.2013

Forty years after the coup d’état Chileans demand truth and justice

Forty years after the coup d’état Chileans demand truth and justice

On the eve of September 11th, on the 40th anniversary of the coup, thousands of Chileans demonstrate peacefully in cities across the country demanding justice, punishment for the those responsible and clarification about political prisoners executed and missing. In Santiago it was a march which attracted different social sectors, students,… »

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