‘Boric Has Strengthened the Right-Wing Opposition’: Interview with a Chilean Socialist
In Chile, the illusion of winning the battle against neoliberalism in parliament has been shattered. We interviewed Chilean socialist Dauno Totoro about the recent rejection of a proposed constitution and the need to fight for a revolutionary, internationalist, and socialist Left.
Left VoiceSeptember 25, 2022
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 TorresOctober 26, 2020
Pinochet’s Great-Niece Appointed to Minister of Women’s Affairs – A Socialist Feminist Weighs In
Interview with Joseffe Cáceres, a cleaner and spokeswoman of Pan y Rosas (Bread and Roses) and the Revolutionary Workers Party in Chile, on the current situation in the country and the politics of the left.
Joseffe CaceresMay 19, 2020
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 VoiceDecember 27, 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 ValenzuelaDecember 6, 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 CozzarelliNovember 26, 2019
Chile: Frente Amplio Joins Bourgeois Parties in “Social Peace” Agreement
Faced with more than a month of challenge to his regime’s very existence, Chilean President Piñera has rolled out the latest attempt to quell the revolt in the streets that has mobilized millions: a phony process to “revise" the constitution inherited from the Pinochet dictatorship while keeping himself in office and ensuring the continuation of bourgeois rule. And he has willing partners on the left: Frente Amplio has signed on, and the Communist Party is deep into the discussions with the murderous government, although the CP hasn’t yet gone so far as to sign the agreement officially.
Scott CooperNovember 18, 2019
Activist Dies in Chile’s Plaza Italia as Police Repress Medics
Abel Acuña was only 29 years old. Yesterday at Plaza de la Dignidad (ex Plaza Italia), violent repression was unleashed against protesters. This sent Acuña into a cardiac arrest. Acuña's death is the responsibility of Sebastián Piñera's government.
Leo ZinoNovember 16, 2019
Chilean Workers Reject Piñera’s “New Constitution” with a General Strike
On Tuesday, a day-long general strike paralyzed parts of the Chilean economy. There were massive demonstrations and hundreds of roadblocks were put up across the country. All the while, the discredited president Sebastián Piñera is attempting to regain the initiative with a call for a “new constitution.”
Sean RobertsonNovember 15, 2019