ATILIO BORON—That October 18, 2019 was a blow that, in one fell swoop, brought down the deceptive facade of the conservative regime and inaugurated a new stage in the history of Chile. The enormous injustices maintained and deepened during the very slow (and failed) “democratic transition” initiated in 1990 were exposed. The explosive combination of free-market without anesthesia and a democracy lacking in substance and completely delegitimized -thus becoming a rapacious plutocracy- was able to stay afloat thanks to the resignation, demoralization and apathy of the citizenry, skillfully induced by establishment politicians and the media oligarchy, partners of the ruling class. The spell was broken on October 18. The governmental response revealed the bloodthirsty nature of a regime that did not hesitate for an instant to fiercely repress popular protests in order to preserve the intangibility of its irritating privileges.
ANTI-IMPERIALISM FIGHTERSCHILECITIZENS COUNTER-PROPAGANDAIMPERIALISMIMPERIALIST SICKNESS
AMERICAN BRAINWASHAMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISMAMERICAN STUDIESCAPITALIST SICKNESSCITIZENS COUNTER-PROPAGANDACLASS ANALYSISFASCISM
PAUL EDWARDS—Under Hitler, Nazis became, as was promised, more repressive, politically punishing, and viciously racist, murdering leadership of the parties that had opposed them, the Communists—who had gotten nearly as many votes—and Social Democrats. With those parties decapitated, organized resistance ceased in a nation divided between a minority supporting Hitler and everyone else.
ANGLO-AMERICAN ALLIANCECHINACITIZENS COUNTER-PROPAGANDA
According to President Castillo, Peru-China trade generates greater opportunities for economic growth to the benefit of both countries.
TELESUR—”Peruvian President Pedro Castillo participated virtually in the Canton Fair in China and highlighted the importance of this Asian country as a strategic partner of Peru in the Asia Pacific, in foreign trade and investment…And even despite the effects of the pandemic, in 2021 we observe a REMARKABLE recovery of our bilateral trade flows, which, as of the first half of the year, surpassed 14 billion dollars,” he added.
CAPITALIST SICKNESSCITIZENS COUNTER-PROPAGANDACLASS STRUGGLE
The co-host of the Convo Couch, Fiorella Isabel, herself of Peruvian roots, explains what the situation really is in Peru at this turning point in its history. A wide-ranging conversation clarifying what’s really going on in Peru at this crucial time.
AMERICAN BRAINWASHAMERICAN DUPLICITYBIG PHARMACAPITALIST SICKNESSCAPITALIST SYSTEMIC POVERTYCAPITALIST TENTACLES & FRONTSCITIZENS COUNTER-PROPAGANDACRIMINAL RULING CLASS
The great vaccine robbery: Pharmaceutical corporations charge excessive prices for COVID-19 vaccines while rich countries block faster and cheaper route to global vaccination
P. GREANVILLE—More than a year into the pandemic and I still find it hard to locate easily digestible facts for what should be a straightforward question: How much is Big Pharma charging for an average vaccine shot? The leading TV journos have pretty much ignored the topic, as if it did not matter, supposedly (I presume that’s their convenient rationale) because the government, as if by magic, is making the jabs free to the public, anyhow. But, friends, without going libertarian, we all know that when the government pays, WE pay, ultimately, because the moneys laid out are our taxes, our money —well so they say. (Contrary to common assumption, the government, which does NOT operate like a household, need not balance the books nor rely on taxes alone for its expenditures).