What if the bosses fight back? The lessons of the Chilean Popular Unity 1970–1973

The events of 1970-73 hold vital lessons for us in a new period of revolutions and military coups.

Workers Power  ·  09 September 2023

Chile: Will Boric deliver “great reforms”?

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 […]

Dave Stockton  ·  09 February 2022

Boric’s decisive win in Chile

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.

Dave Stockton  ·  21 December 2021

Chile: Critical electoral support for Boric!

Critical support for Gabriel Boric in the Chilean elections, the alternative is an electoral victory for the right-wing Pinochet admirer, Kast.

Markus Lehner  ·  16 December 2021

Chile: Mass movement wins constitutional convention

From protests to the referendum and beyond.

Chris Clough  ·  04 November 2020

From Allende to Corbyn: lessons in reformism 1970-2020

Lessons from the parliamentary road.

Tim Nailsea  ·  11 September 2020

The lessons of Chile; Popular Unity 1970-1973

The history of the Chilean revolution.

Workers Power  ·  08 September 2020

Chile Rises Against Austerity

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

Chris Clough  ·  19 November 2019

Student strikes rock Quebec 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 […]

Workers Power  ·  12 May 2012

General strike: Chilean workers and students unite

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

Workers Power  ·  31 August 2011

Chile: student movement grows from kiss-in towards general strike

A mass movement of school and university students has Chile’s right wing president Sebastián Piñera on the ropes. Jeremy Dewar reports

Workers Power  ·  10 August 2011

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