In Chile, as in the US, marches against poverty, the striving for racial equity, the call to address the ravages of climate desolation, the demand that funds be spent on people not war are aimed at the neo-liberal order first enacted by Pinochet.
Charis McGowan; Daniel Morgan (special to Portside)
Chile has been gripped by a nationwide movement against high living costs and inequality. A 30 peso fare increase was the last straw after all the other abuses of this neoliberal economic and social model. We saw what happened in Ecuador...
The documentary film Nae Pasaran pays tribute to the Scottish trade unionists working at the Rolls-Royce plant in East Kilbride in 1974 who refused to carry out repairs to Chilean air force jet engines, eventually rendering them obsolete.
Billionaire Sebastián Piñera’s right-wing government is undermining democratic institutions in Chile. Using laws and policies left over from the Pinochet era, the new government has acted swiftly to overturn reforms put in place by Michelle Bachelet's previous government.
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