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Belated tribute to Bernie Sanders

June 9, 2016

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So this seems to be the end of the road for Bernie. It went much further than assumed by most “serious” analysts and gave a shock to the “responsible” Democrats. Now that the candidacy of Hillary is secured, the system still has a task to complete: to prevent the juvenile social base mobilized following the […]

Heaven or Hell

April 9, 2016

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The “Panama Papers” affair seems to become an unexpected letdown for its promoters. While they initially highlighted the presence of “unfriendly” politicians of the like of Russia’s Putin and Argentina’s Cristina Fernandez, their names turned to be loosely  involved through other individuals. Instead,  it happen to be found other names as owners of secret offshore […]

The real meaning of Brazil’s elections

October 5, 2014

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The elections that take place in the largest country in South America are crucial to the future of the region. What is at stake is whether the economy will be held by political parties elected by their constituents or by the big business through a puppet figure promoted by an overwhelming campaign of the  media.

Chile: inequality is the name of the game

November 17, 2013

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Today the Chileans are called to elect a new president and the odds are overwhelming in favor of Michelle Bachelet to regain the post over the rightist candidate, Evelyn Matthei. But this doesn’t mean there’s an easy task for her to comply. There are a lot of reforms her people claims for. Inequality in the […]

From Chavez to Maduro

April 14, 2013

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They are alike but not the same.  

Latino Power is on the march

November 11, 2012

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  Obama’s re-election seems to mark a turning point in American politics. A new coalition of empowered minorities (Latinos, blacks, gays and others usually regarded as “liberal-oriented”) defeated the old “white-anglo-man” dominance epitomized by the Tea Party conservatives. “No U.S. presidential candidate in coming years will be able to turn his back on Hispanics” writes […]

Romney, Obama “ready to rumble”

November 1, 2012

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OK, people. Cast your vote for all of us in the Rest of the World and enjoy the next four years! (We are comfy this way, while you don’t pay too much attention to us, here down south).