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Latin America

A chance for Chile?

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A chance for Chile?

Last Sunday Chile voted who will vote their president for the next four years. These were historic elections, for several reasons . First, it was the 40th anniversary of Pinochet's coup . Second, it faced no less than nine candidates, something that had never happened before, although everybody knew already that there would be no [...]

November 26, 2013 Author: Sara R. Romo

Interview with Eric Hobsbawm

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Interview with Eric Hobsbawm

Internationalism, which is the alternative to nationalism, is a tricky business. It’s either a politically empty slogan, as it was, for practical purposes, in the international labour movement—it didn’t mean anything specific—or it’s a way of ensuring uniformity for powerful, centralized organizations like the Roman Catholic Church, or the Comintern. [...]

March 28, 2013