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  • Governing for the 1% and separatist tendencies

    Governments that establish economic, social, and political policies to favor the wealthiest 1% and their accomplices sow systemic instability. In previously published articles (geopolitics and systemic instability) we had added our voice to many others that explain how inequality inexorably leads to socioeconomic instability and destroys the environment. In these times of growing outbreaks, it is worth adding that with those governments latent separatist tendencies are also potentiated. Each of them has different origins and dynamics and Opinion Sur does not have a deep insight into them or any authority to take a stand on them. What is clear to ...

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  • Democratize the economy

    It is possible to democratize the economy provided that we can advance over what sustains the concentrating process. Deep-rooted changes are needed even though some specific measures can be adopted to open spaces for a fairer productive inclusion; among others, establish negotiating spaces to enhance the distribution of results within value chains and reinforce entities to provide financial and technical assistance to popular-base ventures (those that already exist and new ones that use modalities of shared ownership).

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  • Initiatives

    Tax elusion by technological companies (in Spanish) Read article   Forum for the Construction of a Popular Majority. Speech given by Iñigo Errejon   Jorge Cafrune “Mi luna cautiva” (my captured moon) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWnkRi6q3l4

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  • Reflections

    Regarding displacements of indigenous communities Natives see land as part of their own identity. Instead, the West considers that property is alienable. Displacements generated by this are not just physical but also cultural; they produce ruptures in family unities and in the community. The sequence is as follows: alienation of the territory starts with expropriations, is followed by physical and cultural displacements, and ends in conflicts. But also, when there is resistance the conflict turns into a penal matter, something to be criminalized. Luis González Placencia   Regarding the media lie At a certain moment, all my knowledge about deceit, ...

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