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The Assassination of Orlando Letelier

Forty three years ago, on September 1, 1973, Chile’s democratically elected socialist president Salvador Allende was deposed in a military coup led by Augusto Pinochet.Three years after the coup, Pinochet and his regime assassinated Orlando Letelier, Allende’s former ambassador to the United States. 1,268 more words

1970s

Is this the best you can do?

Say less than necessary

Don’t give people too much instruction to people. The less you say, the more they will fill your words with their own meaning. 174 more words

Beta

'The most unsettling piece of devil’s advocacy': Aunt Dan and Lemon sees an excellent, exacting Toronto revival

Lemon, short for Leonora, is a solitary insomniac woman of indeterminate age who subsists on fruit and vegetable juices. She doesn’t watch TV or listen to the radio, and the play in which she appears predates the internet, but she probably wouldn’t have had much use for it even if it had existed. 880 more words

Arts

TDISH: The Insecurities of a Dictator

On September 21, 1976, a car bomb rocked central Washington, DC only about a mile away from the White House.  The bomb had been placed under the driver’s seat of the car owned by a Chilean national living and working for the Institute of Policy Studies named Orlando Letelier.  323 more words

This Date In Strange History

The other 9/11: Chile, 1970

CIA, Chile & Allende

USA kills Chilean President 1973 (Chile 9/11) 40 more words

Geopolitics

A Return to Asylum Politics

Donald Trump’s recent and brief embrace of the truth – stating that he now believes that President Obama was born in the United States cannot begin to drain the swamp of hatred, bigotry and racism that he created by leading the birther movement for almost half a decade. 1,188 more words

Point Of View Columns

Kissinger on Russia’s Loss of Power and Renewed Regional Assertiveness

With a background in finance, Benjamin Spacapan has served as an investment banking analyst with UBS Securities and provided client-focused assistance in areas such as mergers and acquisitions. 226 more words

Benjamin Spacapan