The events of 1970-73 hold vital lessons for us in a new period of revolutions and military coups.
By Dave Stockton Chile’s prsident-elect Gabriel Boric revealed the first signs of what his government, which takes office on 11 March, will look like when he announced his cabinet on 21 January. While a majority of female ministers may please some, the inclusion of neoliberal banker Mario Marcel as finance minister and establishment politician Marcela […]
Gabriel Boric has defeated José Antonio Kast in the second round of Chile’s presidential election, obtaining 55.9% of the votes - the highest turnout since voting became voluntary in 2012.
Critical support for Gabriel Boric in the Chilean elections, the alternative is an electoral victory for the right-wing Pinochet admirer, Kast.
From protests to the referendum and beyond.
Lessons from the parliamentary road.
The history of the Chilean revolution.
Chile joins a growing list of countries currently experiencing a mass revolt for a better world, free of corruption, poverty and austerity. These presently include Ecuador, Lebanon, Hong Kong, Sudan, Iraq, and Chile
Students in Québec, Canada have been on strike for three months against the government’s attempts to raise university tuition fees, while Chilean students are protesting for reforms in the public education system, writes KD Tait THE GENERAL unlimited strike, organised by a coalition of student federations, started on February 13 and has drawn in […]
Massive student protests and strikes have rocked Chile as people fight back against education cuts by the unpopular right wing government, write Jeremy Dewar and Dave Stockton