Tag: Chile

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.

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.

Chile ’73: Was Victory Possible?

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

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.

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.

Chile ’73: Was Victory Possible?

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