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‘A Poetic Concept of Identity’: An Interview with Mapuche Poet David Aniñir Guilitraro

(First published in Upside Down World)

The culture of Mapuche poetry has evolved into three distinctive forms: traditional, intellectual and urban. David Aniñir Guilitraro, an urban Mapuche poet from Santiago, has created a literary realm which connects the history of the Mapuche struggle to the social problems which the people face today. 1,623 more words

Augusto Pinochet

The right to express

Much has been said about freedom of expression in the recent years, particularly online where freedom of expression reigns supreme and anyone who wishes to debate a particular topic being discussed should do so rationally. 752 more words

Society

Everything You Know About Neoliberalism Is Wrong - Bill Mitchell and Thomas Fazi.

Even though neoliberalism as an ideology springs from a desire to curtail the state’s role, neoliberalism as a political-economic reality has produced increasingly powerful, interventionist and ever-reaching – even authoritarian – state apparatuses. 381 more words

Neoliberalism

Don't buy into the right/left political divide.

My next blog post will be a follow-up of my last one about what a post-capitalist world would look like. Before I undertake that one, however, I need to get this off my chest. 245 more words

Commentary

Beyond Neoliberal Consumerism by Graham Peebles

by Graham Peebles
Writer, Dandelion Salad
London, England
October 20, 2017

Irrespective of nationality, religion, race, or gender; whether stinking rich, desperately poor, or somewhere in between, happiness is the one thing everyone is seeking – consciously or not. 1,126 more words

Politics

Partners in Crime: Neoliberalism and the Commodification of Health

Introduction

Particularly identifiable within Western culture in countries such as Canada and the United States, the pro-market, self interest-based ideologies of neoliberalism have pervaded both the treatment of and societal views on subjective definitions of health. 1,100 more words

Neoliberalism

Defence Mechanisms

When conservatives hear the suggestion that they should do something good, they hear it as an accusation and a threat. Instinctively, they turn it around on the accuser, exhorting them sarcastically to do this supposedly good thing and predicting that disaster will fall on their heads as a result — and rightly so. 94 more words

Politics Of The Absurd