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Latin America and the lost generations
Globe Latin America

Latin America and the lost generations

Chile, Spain and Mexico lead the OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) figures for having the highest number of young people who are neither in work nor in education. Among the associated problems are the greater difficulty in finding work, lower salaries and having a lower standard of living […]

Colombian mining, a fruitless business
Economy Globe Latin America

Colombian mining, a fruitless business

In 2009, Colombia lost more than half of its possible income from raw materials to large European transnational companies due to an unsustainable mining policy that also affects indigenous towns and the environment. .   Benjamin Serra . The mining industry and the extraction of resources, like hydrocarbons, have been […]

Capitalist multiculturalism
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Capitalist multiculturalism

This week The Prisma holds a debate on multiculturalism, and asks whether multiculturalism has failed, and whether it still has something positive to contribute to society.  . Steve Latham . I don’t want to prejudge that debate here, although it is an important issue; and certainly I am a supporter […]