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Two Years After the Rebellion in Chile: Political Crisis, Constituent Assembly, and Elections

Two years ago, millions of people took to the streets of Chile. Today, the cost of living is rising, while the billionaires who own the country enrich themselves. Revolutionary socialists are campaigning in the elections to “retake the path of October” and advance toward a general strike.

Teresa Melipal

October 20, 2021

Lester Calderón, the Chilean Worker Who Wants to Bring the Voice of the Workers to Congress

Lester Calderón is a union leader in an explosives factory in Antofagasta, Chile’s mining capital. He is a member of the Revolutionary Workers Party (PTR) who unexpectedly garnered 13 percent of the votes for governor in May. Now he’s running for Congress.

Chile Takes Step Towards Decriminalizing Abortion

The lower house of the Chilean congress has approved a reform that would decriminalize abortion before 14 weeks of gestation. This is an important step forward and is a result of recent mass protests, but the fight continues for legal, safe and free abortion in Chile.

Pan y Rosas

October 1, 2021

Chile: Revolutionary Coalition Emerges Ahead of November Elections

Five organizations of Chile’s far Left, including our comrades of the Partido de Trabajadores Revolucionarios, have come together to form a new electoral bloc for the November elections. The Front for Working-Class Unity puts forward the demands of the popular uprising that shook the country in 2019, including an end to austerity, political persecution. We reproduce the declaration here.

Elections in Chile: Establishment Parties Suffer, and Revolutionaries Get 50,000 Votes

In the elections this weekend in Chile, voter turnout was low. Many people voted against the government and the political heirs of the dictatorship. Revolutionary workers had an impressive showing.

Nathaniel Flakin

May 18, 2021

Revolutionary Workers Mount Election Campaign in Chile

An interview with two socialist candidates for the elections to the Constitutional Convention in Chile on April 11.

Left Voice

March 7, 2021

Chilean Socialists Say: Not One Cent for the Cops!

Chile is going to the polls on April 11. The Revolutionary Workers Party (PTR) is running, and their new one-minute video has a clear message: Not one cent for the cops!

Nathaniel Flakin

February 26, 2021

Revolutionary Workers to the Constituent Assembly in Chile!

In late October, Chileans voted overwhelmingly to draft a new constitution. A constitutional convention will be elected in April. The bourgeois and reformist parties are hoping to rejuvenate the neoliberal regime. The Revolutionary Workers Party (PTR) is campaigning to defend the banners of last year’s revolt.

Nathaniel Flakin

December 19, 2020

Revolutionary Socialists Will Run to Rewrite Chile’s Constitution

Trotskyists in Chile have won the democratic right to stand as candidates next April for the convention that will draft a new constitution. They will bring to the gathering an independent revolutionary working-class perspective missing from the large Left parties that have been collaborating with the bourgeois regime so it can hold on to power.

Scott Cooper

October 27, 2020

Chileans Vote in Favor of Rewriting Their Constitution

A year after hundreds of thousands took to the streets of Chile demanding an end to the neoliberal regime, Chileans voted overwhelmingly in favor of drafting a new constitution.

Pablo Torres

October 26, 2020