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For Hernán Monardes, Jesuit

Victor Jara, poet, singer-songwriter, and left-wing political activist was arrested at  the Technical University (today the Universidad de Santiago) shortly after the start of the military coup of 11 September 1973

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18 Theses, on the Philosophy of History, (poem), 2

Danger! The past will come upon us now like a carbomb or a trainwreck to the station

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TURKEY’S WAR AGAINST THE ACADEMICS…

Two recent studies have once again drawn attention to the unprecedented crackdown on academics and intellectual freedom in post coup Turkey

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Cizre, Northern Kurdistan… After Tragedy – Farce…

Cizre. Evidence shows these were intentional massacres and deliberate executions that ‘cannot be explained only as a result of the fighting

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Turkey Jails HDP MP Figen Yüksekdağ – AGAIN…

Figen Yüksekdağ and her co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş have been in jail since November 2016

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The Struggle for Peace in Northern Kurdistan…

In amidst the deep silence of the western  media in the face of the violent suppression of Turkey’s Kurds

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TURKEY: More Walls…Less Peace

Turkish President and Chairman of the ruling Justice and Development Party Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced plans, at the end of May, to construct walls to the south and south-east with neighbours Iraq and Iran

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IRELAND: New Head Arrives – Same Old Reactionary Politics?

Ireland now inherits a new Taoiseach and the Fine Gael party a new head on boring-old-shoulders, existing Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar

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Donald Trump: “… the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate accord…”

Donald Trump is pulling the United States from the Paris climate agreement, the 2015 agreement designed to halt rapidly escalating and potentially catastrophic climate change

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Ireland: New Head on the Way – Same Poison Afflicts the Body

Heir-to-the-crown to the far-right-of-Centre party Fine Gael and likely to win the upcoming party leadership contest, existing Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar got his foot in the door first by launching his campaign against the unemployed

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