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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 […]

Towards Latin American multiculturalism
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Towards Latin American multiculturalism

Proposals like the plurinational state in Evo Morales’ Bolivia and the incorporation of elements of the indigenous world-view like ‘sumac causay‘ (good living) in Latin American political discourse, marks a shift toward political multiculturalism in Latin America.  . Claudio Chipana G. . Multicultural reality is nothing new, it not a […]

Reason produces monsters
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Reason produces monsters

…Submitted I am to the present violence for having conceived favour to men. In a weak reed, I put the seed of fire that I stole … that that is the master of all the deadly arts, his most precious instrument … (Prometheus bound. Aeschylus.)     Armando Orozco Tovar   There are books that always […]

Marxist theology
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Marxist theology

It is strange to observe that Slovenian Marxist philosopher Slavoj Zizek is now famous now for writing books about theology. . Steve Latham . Zizek has written in glowing terms about St. Paul, and forthrightly defended the Christian heritage against secularist attempts to minimise its influece. He is, of course, […]

Cultivating + biodiversity = agricultural wealth
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Cultivating + biodiversity = agricultural wealth

On the 9th of February, a talk with the thinker and philosopher Vandana Shiva and environmental activist Satish Kumar, will attempt to establish the keys to avoid large companies’ control over agricultural production on small farms in Africa. Economic growth, understood by politicians and big corporations, is limited to the […]