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
This article was originally written by Stuart King for Workers Power newspaper in September 1983, on the tenth anniversary of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet’s coup. It has been lightly edited […]
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 […]
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
A mass movement of school and university students has Chile’s right wing president Sebastián Piñera on the ropes. Jeremy Dewar reports