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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

One Year After the Revolt in Chile: Seven Reasons to Take to the Streets Again

A year after the social explosion in Chile, we look back at some of the main reasons people took to the streets on October 18, 2019, and in the ensuing months. The review shows why it is essential to increase the numbers already mobilizing and bring millions into the streets again.

Police in Chile Push a 16-Year-Old Off a Bridge

A shocking case of repression: the military police Carabineros in Santiago push a teenager off a bridge. One officer has been arrested, as protests have erupted across the country. CW: This story contains disturbing images of police violence.

Nathaniel Flakin

October 5, 2020

47th Anniversary of the 1973 Coup in Chile: Lessons of a Revolutionary Process

Today, on a new anniversary of the 1973 military coup in Chile --- one of the bloodiest in Latin American history --- we share a series of articles to think about the lessons from the defeat of one of the most profound revolutionary processes on the continent.  

Left Voice

September 11, 2020

Two Trans* Activists in Chile Arrested at Indigenous Protest — Free Lyam and Omar Now!

Last night in Chile, trans* activists Lyam Riveros and Omar Diaz were arrested while at a protest in support of the Mapuche people. To date, we have not been given any information about their whereabouts. We demand their release now!

Chile Shows That the True Engine of History Is Class Struggle

Lester Calderon is an industrial worker and member of the Revolutionary Workers Party (PTR) in Chile. In a speech given at the international rally of the Trotskyist Fraction this May Day, he explains how the government of President Sebastián Piñera, with the complicity of several “left” parties, has used the pandemic to further suppress the mass uprising that began last year.

Lester Calderon

May 14, 2020

Chile ’73: Was Victory Possible?

Allende’s experience was the most radical attempt to achieve socialism through elections and gradual reforms. What went wrong?

Pablo Torres

April 12, 2020