Chile’s referendum result is a cry for progressive change, but the struggle to translate mass social mobilization into the drafting of a new constitution remains
Do the problems that beset us, so similar to those that plague our Chilean brothers and sisters, not cry out for a radical reimagining of who we are?
Chileans Vote Overwhelmingly to Rewrite Pinochet-Era Constitution
‘Let This Echo Around the World’
A plebiscite called in response to street protests in 2019 sees 78% of people back a new charter to replace one imposed by the military dictatorship of of General Augusto Pinochet
Twelve months after the violent protests broke out, the Chilean people are preparing for an unprecedented process: voting to decide whether to begin drafting a new Constitution, which should be more socially equitable and economically inclusive
After seven months in quarantine, protesters have returned to the streets to reawaken the uprising they initiated the previous October
I danced in the streets after Allende’s victory in Chile 50 years ago. Now I see its lessons for today
Lessons for the US, 50 Years After Allende’s Socialist Revolution in Chile
Over the past months, as cases of COVID-19 have risen, sporadic demonstrations and conflicts with police have erupted around Santiago as residents protest a lack of health measures, food and money to make it though.