SEPLA Declaration in solidarity with The teaching workers of the FACSO – UNA

SEPLA Declaration in solidarity with The teaching workers of the FACSO - UNA The Latin American Society for Political Economy and Critical Thought, SEPLA, expresses its rejection to the arbitrariness that takes place in the recently created Faculty of Social Sciences of the National University of Asunción, which are expressed in the lay-off of 27 teaching workers of the subject Professional Approach, of which 24 are women, some with more than 20 years of practice teacher, thus affecting elementary labor rights such as job stability and a decent retirement. SEPLA stands in solidarity with the Union of Workers of the Faculty of Sciences Social of the National University of Asunción (SITRAFACSO - UNA), and observes with regret what We understand as a clear union persecution that has gained strength in the region in the framework of the neoliberal advance. We urge the FACSO government bodies to retrace the path of union persecution and resume dialogue between all parties with a clear commitment to building the knowledge and social ethics, through democratic, plural institutional management, open to debate of ideas accordingly in a public university with outstanding debts to paraguayan society and its future perspective. We encourage FACSO - UNA teaching…
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Solidarity with Bolivia

The Society of Political Economy and Critical Thinking of Latin America (SEPLA), joins the diverse voices and social and political forces of Bolivia, Our America and the world, to demand respect for the electoral results of the Plurinominal State of Bolivia, which determined the democratic triumph of President Evo Morales and his Vice President Álvaro García Linera, in the first round, through the majority vote of the Bolivian people. This popular decision expresses broad support for the democratic advances promoted and materialized by the MAS government at the head of the first indigenous president. In this sense, we reject the coup attempts and destabilizers driven by reactionary forces protected by foreign powers and interests, especially from the United States. The government of President Evo Morales, supported by a broad social and popular mass that supports it, has achieved recognition of the multiculturalism of Bolivian society and the construction and consolidation of the autonomous and sovereign Plurinational State. This has allowed the expansion of the social and popular participation of the indigenous majority of its population by widening social and economic democracy, and reversing the racism and social discrimination that relegated it for 500 years. And it is precisely this democratic…
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