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  • October 27, 2012 • Chile, Print, Theme • Views: 1752

    Mining and its Discontents

    by Sanjena Sathian Workers at the El Teniente copper mine outside of Santiago like to gossip at lunch. The hefty, orange jumpsuit clad men get only one hour for lunch, in the middle of 10 to 15-hour days of tough manual labor. Over...

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  • October 27, 2012 • Chile, Glimpses, Print, Theme • Views: 1202

    Miracle or Mirage?

    by Ashley Feng My Chinese friends smile when I praise their skyscrapers, their tree-lined avenues and high-speed rail. But when I praise their schools, they rush to correct me. Once, I mentioned education at a Beijing dinner party....

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  • October 27, 2012 • Chile, Features, Print, Theme • Views: 1558

    Agua Dulce

    by Diana Saverin I met René Muñoz when he was two hours into his commute home after visiting his children in the nearest town. He arrived in a pickup truck with peeling red paint to a ranch where I was staying in Aysén, a region in...

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  • October 27, 2012 • Chile, Features, Print, Theme • Views: 1705

    Crusade, with Complications

    by TaoTao Holmes It’s like poking a bear,” Kristin Braddock said. “You start doing good work in a community and this is what happens. You poke the bear, you wake it up.” And after a while, Braddock discovered, the bear bites...

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