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Alice Embree :
‘The Rag’ in Paris

By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | April 1, 2018 “The Rag in Paris,” was the subject line of an e-mail from Chilean doctoral student Manuel Suzarte. He is pictured at a table. Projected on a screen behind him … finish reading Alice Embree :
‘The Rag’ in Paris

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Alice Embree : Chile and the Politics of Memory

Me gustan los estudiantes. This painting by Austin’s Carlos Lowry is the cover art on the Fall 2013 NACLA Report on the Americas. The contradictions of Chile and the politics of memory The elections in Chile take place as the … finish reading Alice Embree : Chile and the Politics of Memory

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Ron Jacobs : Autumn in America, 1973

Lines at New York City gas station, 1973. AP photo. Image from SeattlePI. Fall 1973:Autumn in America Tempers were heating up. The nightly news on WABC usually featured at least one story per broadcast of a fight or sometimes a … finish reading Ron Jacobs : Autumn in America, 1973

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Harry Tarq : 9/11’s in U.S. and Chile 28 Years Apart

After 9/11: The War-on-Terror Machine. Political cartoon by David Baldinger / dbaldinger.com.U.S. and Chile:Two 9/11’s have similar impact In both countries the 9/11 event was followed by violence, threats to democracy, and economic shifts from the vast majority of the … finish reading Harry Tarq : 9/11’s in U.S. and Chile 28 Years Apart

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Naomi Klein : Chile and the Free-Market Fundamentalists

Salvador Allende, Chile’s democratically-elected socialist president, removed in a U.S.-backed coup in 1973. Photo from Jaume d’Urgell / Flickr.Credit where credit is due:Chile’s socialist rebar After the coup and the death of Allende, Pinochet and his Chicago Boys did their … finish reading Naomi Klein : Chile and the Free-Market Fundamentalists

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