Category: Chile

René Rojas: Challenging Chile’s Neoliberal Consensus

New movements in Chile are fighting to bring down the country’s post-Pinochet establishment Chile police deploy tear gas, water cannons as 200,000-strong rally turns violent

The latest student rally that gathered some 200,000 people on the eve of the Copa America, the South American football championship, has turned violent with Santiago police shooting tear gas and water cannons

Marta Harnecker: The challenges of advancing toward socialism via the institutional road

From Allende’s Chile to Chávez’s Venezuela

Robert Hunziker: Chile’s Plantation Economy

Neoliberalism is an economy theory that works extremely well, if you are already rich

Sebastian Rosemont: Chilean Activists Change the Rules of the Game

Although many of the protests of 2011 — the year of Occupy Wall Street — have faded, Chilean students and workers managed to win many of their demands

Emily Achtenberg: Fuerza Valpo! Solidarity, Resistance, and Recovery In the Wake of Valparaíso Fires

Similar to the links forged between Occupy activists and communities decimated by Hurricane Sandy, these alliances have now given rise to a nascent community-based reconstruction planning initiative

Ben Dangl: Chile’s Student Movement Leads the Way

Progressive Prospects for Michelle Bachelet’s Second Term

Samuel Grove: Another Chile is Possible

As a new documentary revisits Chile’s student uprisings of 2011, one of its producers, Samuel Grove, provides the context and background behind the film

Alberto Mayol: Alberto Mayol On Chile’s 2013 Presidential Elections: “It Is More Useful To Vote, Despite Everything”

As a journalist and academic at the University of Chile in Santiago Alberto Mayol has been active in the student movement and written widely on topics such as inequality in Chile, the education system and the moral structures of Chilean society. He is the author of the books “The Collapse of the Model. The crisis Read more…

Andre Vltchek: Chilean Socialism 1: Indonesian Fascism 0

Several years ago, I spoke to two members of Allende’s government. Two who managed to survive. One of them recalled: “They used to threaten us, before the coup, before that terrible September 11, 1973: ‘Watch out, comrades, Jakarta is coming!’” “We did not know much about Jakarta then,” he confessed. “Only that it was the Read more…

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