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Chile 2019: El Derecho de Vivir en Paz (The Right to Live in Peace)

3 Dec, 2019

by Eduardo Giesen (Colectivo VientoSur) and Ruth Nyambura (Global Forest Coalition) On the 18th of October, the largest protests witnessed since the end of the 17-year dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet began in Chile. The immediate cause of these uprisings was a 3.75% subway fare hike in the capital, Santiago. These protests were in essence a rejection of neoliberalism and privatisation, pervasive subsidies that exist for dirty energy companies and private means of transport (car, air) that are largely accessible …

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The Chaco under attack

16 Oct, 2018

A photoessay about indigenous communities in the Chaco region of Paraguay, and their existence in a landscape under threat by agribusiness and international trade policies. By Fernando Franceschelli and Ines…

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Guahory women fight for the earth

A World Food Sovereignty Day photo-essay about the impacts of toxic agribusiness in Paraguay and the EU-Mercosur free trade agreement By Fernando Franceschelli and Ines Franceschelli, Henoi and Global Forest…

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When Hope Avenges Mistrust

8 May, 2015

By: Miguel Lovera Ever since I read the masterpiece by Jan Ziegler “La Suisse Lave Plus Blanc” (“Swiss Whitewash”) in the early ‘90’s, I started to suspect that there was…

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