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Just like Planet Earth
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Just like Planet Earth

On a blanket of artificial grass amongst the sound of loud-mouthed announcers, men run from one side to another, moving like in a dance arms and legs back and forth, back and forth…   Armando Orozco Tovar   They advance, they retreat, they fall down, and they get right back […]

Stereotyping, or the art of domination
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Stereotyping, or the art of domination

By ‘stereotyping’, we refer to labelling a person or culture with particular characteristics, whether ‘good’ or ‘bad’. In education, it is said that the student becomes ‘what the label denotes’.  Nigel Pocock   The label therefore becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. A student labelled an ‘idiot’ becomes one. There are three […]

Multiculturalism in a time of crisis
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Multiculturalism in a time of crisis

Is there a future for multiculturalism? Certainly not within conservatism. However, for other visions which postulate a horizontal and democratic society of coexistence and dialogue between diverse groups of people which contribute towards a common goal, multiculturalism could be an answer for the current crisis. . Claudio Chipana* . In […]