The Maryland Democrat draws from his constitutional scholarship in analyzing the proposal that will be on the September 4 ballot in Chile.
How is it possible that so many left voters in France are willing to choose a far-right candidate in the second round of the presidential elections?
Three days after a then-17-year-old Francisco took the original Polaroid snapshot upon which this new portrait is based, Orlando was dead — assassinated, blown up by a remote-control bomb planted in his Chevrolet.
The Institute for Policy Studies applauds the U.S. Department of State for declassifying documents today related to the 1976 assassination of two IPS colleagues by agents of the Chilean dictatorship.
IPS collaborated with Sam Buffone, a pathbreaker in the field of international human rights, for several decades in the pursuit of justice for two assassinated IPS colleagues.
His reputation as human rights defender did not protect him from – and indeed may have contributed to – the wrath of right wing judges.
Gen. August Pinochet was Chile’s dark sun.
There’s no reason to build monuments of a man responsible for terror, death, and the destruction of democracy.
His rule was a travesty of justice. And so was his demise.
Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet’s death robbed his victims and their families of the chance to obtain full justice. But they can still pursue the full truth. And the U.S. government can help.
Thanks to the tireless efforts of family members of his victims who teamed up with lawyers, artists, activists, elected officials, journalists and others in Chile and elsewhere, the dictator has made life harder for other dictators.
Economist Milton Friedman cut a devastating path through the Global South.