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Chile, A Quarter of a Century on
Aquarter of a century has passed since the Chilean President Salvador Allende was overthrown and died a violent death, while still remaining loyal to his people and his country to the end. A us-supported military coup put an end to the revolutionary period that crowned a decade of profound social . . . read more
The Chilean Pension Fund Associations
Chile’s system of privately managed pension funds, which has now grown to quite impressive global proportions, appears to be a technically astute—if not, of course, socially neutral—solution to the far-reaching crisis of state pensions. The man who originally devised it, José ‘Pepe’ Piñera, is the foremost of the ‘Chicago Boy’ . . . read more
Honour and Eternal Glory to the Jacobins!
‘Look! There are mountains on the moon!’ exclaimed Brecht’s Galileo to a group of theologians as he invited them to look through his newly invented telescope. But they never dared to check the overwhelming evidence, which would have forced them to revolutionize how they and all their contemporaries understood the . . . read more