This is a major blow for the Chilean people and their efforts to free themselves from the straitjacket of the Pinochet-era constitution with its neoliberal model of capitalism
The webinar goes beyond analysis, offering creative ideas on what can be done to avert a major disaster and move the Asia Pacific region from confrontation to cooperative existence.
What could be Washington’s goal in discarding collaboration with Beijing, which is the only possible way toward a political settlement acknowledging Ukraine’s territorial integrity?
"The literacy campaign taught us how to share, how to give without expecting anything in return, because in the literacy campaign, nobody went to be paid; nobody was given anything. We went to share what we knew, to give our good intentions, to work for the satisfaction of people learning to read and write."
The war in Iraq has "left scars and a visible legacy" among Iraqis, says Rasouli, who calls for "a just compensation" in the aftermath of the U.S. occupation. https://youtu.be/yit_l19bWms As we continue to look back on the 20th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, we're joined by Sami Rasouli, an Iraqi native who More
“We need to act together as citizens to be that vital check on the military industrial congressional complex, which is why I think there are so many forces in our society today that are actually trying to keep us… asleep and isolated from the real impact of war,” Astore says.
We need to get all our leaders around the table and force them to say: “No more war!”. That would be the point where dialogue can start.
The technical and scientific forces that created a life of unparalleled luxury as well as unrivaled military and economic power for a small Global Elite are the forces that now Doom us...
Sixty-six U.N. members, most from the global south, have called for diplomacy to end the war in Ukraine, as required by the U.N. Charter. But few of the big power players are listening.
"If you take a look at the academics who are mostly moderately liberal and are in a moderately lived world that means being almost completely subordinate to an official doctrine and ideology, and they can't go millimeter beyond. Occasional exceptions are a reflection of the pressures of activism and engagement. With most of the students in talking about the role of liberals: You've [Hedges] pointed out that they are tolerated by the ruling capitalist elite as long as they do not question the virtue of the rulers or the structural and social systems that sustain the elites. And they become the attack dogs on people such as yourself and do more damage than good. (Edited transcript.)