CUNY philosophy professor and Global Majority Board Member Michael Buckley, defines transitional justice as not just about criminality but truth telling, reparations, institutional reform and various concepts of justice. While providing examples of moral dilemmas and issues in justice, Michael connects political justice to economic justice and to business ethics.
The interview by Policy Pace host Paula LeRoy, is taped during a Global Majority trip in Chile that brought 24 students to study transitional justice with reknown Judge Guzman, MIIS professor Jan Black, and dissidents in the Mapuche Communities. Michael describes the goals of Global Majority and its commitment to peaceful resolution, education, and promotion of negotiation techniques.
Throughout the interview, the background of Chile’s struggle for justice after the repression of the horrendous Pinochet dictatorship blends theory with practice.
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