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Chile: On the Front Lines against Neoliberalism

An Interview with Dauno Totoro of the Revolutionary Workers Party (PTR)

Jimena Vergara

December 29, 2019

Solidarity with Dauno Tótoro, a Young Leftist Leader Persecuted by the Chilean Government

The young leader of the Chilean left is persecuted for having called for Piñera's resignation in a public assembly.

Left Voice

December 27, 2019

Women Worldwide Protest Against Sexual Assault

"A Rapist in Your Way" (Un violador en tu camino) is a feminist outcry against sexual assault and the violence of the state against women protesters. Originating in Chile, where people are rising up against austerity and the repressive Piñera government, this performance piece has been adopted by protesters worldwide.

Julia Wallace

December 24, 2019

Whither the “Latin American Spring”?

With massive demonstrations erupting across Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile, and Colombia, Latin America is an epicenter of class struggle. Fed up after years of austerity measures and imperialist policies, the masses are pushing back against their neoliberal governments. Where these uprisings go from here depends on their ability to break away from leaderships that encourage them to curb their demands.

Claudia Cinatti

December 18, 2019

From Fragmentation to Hegemony: Turning Points in Class Struggle Today

With class struggle erupting across the world—from Chile and Bolivia to Iraq and Algeria—how does the working class use this momentum to unite mass movements and build a force capable of toppling existing regimes?

Matías Maiello

December 11, 2019

A Month of Chilean Rebellion: Whither the Constituent Assembly?

The massive uprising in Chile has entered its second month. However, two of the demonstrators' main demands have not been met: the dismissal of President Piñera and the convening of a constituent assembly. What's next?

Juan Valenzuela

December 6, 2019

Gaudichaud: “We Are Facing the Demise of Neoliberalism and Piñera.”

An interview with Franck Gaudichaud, a specialist of contemporary Chile, about the historical context of the ongoing rebellion.

Révolution Permanente

December 1, 2019

This Thanksgiving, Don’t Celebrate Colonizers. Celebrate Indigenous Resistance.

The people of Chile, Colombia, and Bolivia are taking to the streets to protest austerity, state violence, and right-wing coups. Indigenous communities are at the forefront of these struggles. This Thanksgiving, let’s honor the resistance and strength of indigenous people in the U.S. and around the world who continue to fight against centuries of colonial discrimination, exploitation, and violence.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

November 28, 2019

Chilean Political Parties Sign “Peace Agreement”. Workers Respond with a General Strike

Chile has been on fire for over a month. The protests began in opposition to subway fare hikes, but they soon became a nationwide call to oust the president and rewrite the constitution.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

November 26, 2019