Chile voted for sweeping structural reform and an end to neoliberalism. It’s a repudiation of Augusto Pinochet and the economic regime he cemented in the country.
René Rojas is an assistant professor in the department of human development at SUNY Binghamton. He is on the editorial board of Catalyst.
Pink Tide populism was built in the context of two decades of deindustrialization and industrial fragmentation. But we need a socialist left that can reverse those very trends.
Chile’s most marginalized workers are leading a revolt that threatens the country’s entire political order. Now is the time for an escalation of the struggle into a national strike that can build a real economic and political democracy in its wake.
Recent elections in Chile offer hope that the country’s neoliberal consensus will soon shatter.
Patricio Guzmán’s The Battle of Chile captures the class war that culminated in Salvador Allende’s overthrow 44 years ago today.
New movements in Chile are fighting to bring down the country’s post-Pinochet establishment.
The Socialists’ return to power in Chile has raised expectations. But so far reforms have stabilized neoliberalism, not undermined it.