Category: Chile

Will Stronge: Cybersocialism

A report on an early attempt at high-tech economic organisation

Salvador Allende: Allende’s Last Speech

Salvador Allende died 45 years ago in a US-backed coup. Here’s his final address, broadcast over the radio while he was barricaded in the presidential palace

Pilar Villanueva: The Riots of Chile’s New Generations

From the Struggle for Free Education to the Feminist Student Movement

Jeff Abbott: Centuries of Resistance

The Mapuche Indigenous Struggle in Chile Continues

Ramona Wadi: A Repressive Status Quo

As Chile’s president-elect Sebastian Piñera promises to perfect its anti-terror laws, repression against the Mapuche people seems likely to increase during his second presidential term

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Ariel Dorfman: A Lesson on Immigration From Pablo Neruda

Where are the presidents who welcome destitute refugees with open arms despite the most virulent slander against them?

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Ariel Dorfman: How to Read Donald Trump

On Burning Books But Not Ideas

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Federico Fuentes: Workers at world’s biggest copper mines strike

Workers have gone on indefinite strikes at Chile and Peru’s largest copper mines and ignited the potential for further struggles in the sector

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Walden Bello: How Middle-Class Chileans Contributed to the Overthrow of Salvador Allende

American intervention was one factor leading to the Chilean coup—but unrest on the part of middle-class Chileans was another

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Atilio Boron: Similarities Between the 1973 Coup in Chile and the Current Situation in Brazil

After 43 years after the coup d’etát in Chile, which overthrew Salvador Allende’s government, thinker Atilio Borón spoke with Brasil de Fato to analyse the connections between that moment in recent history and the current events that violate the democratic order in Latin America. According to the Argentine sociologist, the constitutional changes made by the Read more…

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