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  • Opinion Sur Joven: an opportunity for a new director

    Opinion Sur readers might know that in March 2006, we created Opinion Sur Joven (Youth) as an opportunity for young people (between 18 and 25 years old, just a referential parameter that can be flexible in either extreme) could gain experience along the way of clarifying us to better contribute to just causes. We must say that successive directors of Opinion Sur Joven have been wonderful: they did carry the work at the publication not only with excellence and commitment but also, once graduated in terms of age or because they found better opportunities for professional development (questions that we ...

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  • Productive excellence and community impact, the worst for the poor no more

    It is unsustainable as well as extremely pernicious to offer people experiencing poverty discard knowledge and technology, an extended practice based on ignorance or prejudice. It is not true that productive and managerial excellence cannot be offered to those who have nothing or very little. There are resources and organizational and financial modalities to include these large population segments as producers. It is only required a determined and enlightened political support, the establishment of specific developers and trusts, and respect; a whole lot of respect.

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  • Mourning and traumas of the twenty-first century

    As humanity moves into the huge, perhaps overwhelming, challenges of the 21st century, we carry with us a build-up of trauma from the events of the 20th century. As we address the threats we face – threats to livelihoods, to democracy, and to our ecological surroundings – we must also be mindful of a widespread need for emotional healing.

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  • Initiatives

    Los que esperan (Those who wait) by Daniel Wizenberg   Chronicles of refugees and migrants in a world of wars and exclusion. Excellent book. More information on the book, in Spanish   En tiempos de regresión en Occidente (In times of regression in the West) Juan Gabriel Tokatlian Read the article in Spanish   Tango y milonga callejeros

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  • Reflections

    Regarding steering clear of the media circus I do not want to be Mr. Punch (a string puppet) who goes from media to media, I prefer being like a painter or a writer that produces, generates, and exhibits when his/her work is finished. Luis Alberto Spinetta   Regarding this era’s youth Others want “happy, capable, productive” youngsters … In the world reality we are living, to which youngster are they talking? I want uncomfortable, brave, and critical youngsters to change society. Dolores Solá   Regarding critical thinking Without critical thinking we are left with only obedient slaves who abdicate and ...

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