Tag Archives: protest

I Signed the Petition to Protest Bullying of Authors on Amazon: What About You? #ASMSG #IAN1 #INDIE #IAN1 #T4US #4FTM #RaveReviewsBookClub #Amazon #Kindle

Dear Thomas, Thanks for signing my petition, “Amazon.com: Protect Amazon.com Users and Indie Publishing Authors from Bullying and Harassment by Removing Anonymity and Requiring Identity Verification for Reviewing and Forum Participation.” Can you help this petition win by asking your … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Culture, Reading, Reflections, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Today Chilean Students Complete 1800 Hours Nonstop Run

Chilean Students are taking to the streets like Forest Gump to protest the public education system in Chile. They hope to race to the top of President Sebastián Piñera’s priority list by running circles around his office, La Moneda. The … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Politics | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Chile’s Commander Camila

Chile’s Commander Camila, the student who can shut down a city Camila Vallejo’s call for better and cheaper education has seen student protests transform into a two-day nationwide shutdown Not since the days of Zapatistas’ Subcomandante Marcos has Latin America … Continue reading

Posted in Education | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Economist: Chile’s Discontents – The Dam Breaks

Chile’s discontents The dam breaks Pent-up frustration at the flaws of a successful democracy Aug 27th 2011 | SANTIAGO | from the print edition AFTER two decades of strong economic growth, social progress and enviable political stability, Chile has suddenly … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Politics | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chile – Conflicto en educación: Education Conflict in Chile

Oh, what a wonderful world. Education. Equity and quality for all. De Luis Alberto Gaete La Tercera (Carta al director) http://diario.latercera.com/2011/07/21/01/contenido/opinion/11-77181-9-conflicto-en-educacion.shtml Señor director: La siguiente revolución en educación es la marcha de millones, no miles, de padres y apoderados exigiendo … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Education Technology, EFL, Politics, Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Superheroes y Villanos por la Educación Pública Chilena (Flashmob)

Los Superheroes y Villanos dejaron sus rencillas de lado en esta convocatoria del Proyecto S.E.I.S para Salvar la Educación.Proyecto S.E.I.S : http://www.facebook.com/pages/Proyecto-SEIS/241208919225263 Cerca de mil estudiantes disfrazados de superhéroes se manifestaron en Santiago. Cerca de mil estudiantes caracterizados como superhéroes … Continue reading

Posted in Education | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Grease” (de la toma): Summer Nights Satire (adaptada a conflicto estudiantil de Chile)

Grease. Now what? Watch the video, and you will enjoy the entertaining, creative, peaceful, pacifist way the students have adapted this classic film “Grease”, to encourage their peers to participate in the struggle for better quality education in Chile… Las … Continue reading

Posted in Education | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment