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Intercambio #10. EROSION OF THE RIGHTS OF YOUNG PEOPLE, criminalization of social protest in Latin America

The seriousness of the dispossession of the social and political rights of the world’s peoples that accompanies neoliberal capitalism’s deepening economic crisis, requires an analysis of current trends. It is important to examine the experiences of resistance and construction of alternatives by social movements in the face of an alarming ascent of authoritarian regimes of …

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Education Technology as a Trojan Horse for Privatization

By Dr. Larry Kuehn, British Colombia Teachers’ Federation

(This article will appear in upcoming issue #11 of Intercambio on Technology and Privatization) Favorite words of technology entrepreneurs are “break,” “disruptive innovation” and “creative destruction.” For example, Uber replaces taxis; Spotify breaks owning music collections; and, Amazon hopes to creatively destroy personal shopping for groceries as …

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