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Protest in Chile

Nearly 80% of Chileans voted to draft a new constitution, but less than two years later, about 62% chose to reject the draft in a plebiscite on September 4. Ana Zorita explains why.

More than 61% of voters rejected Chile’s new constitution. This was a punishment for the Gabriel Boric government’s inability to address the problems of the people, write Taroa Zúñiga Silva and Vijay Prashad

Yo Apruebo rally in Chile

Right-wing groups ran a campaign of disinformation to undermine support for the “Yes” vote in Chile's constitutional referendum, reports Ana Zorita.

The water problems Chile faces are historically embedded in a neoliberal framework that has remained tilted in favour of the ruling class, writes Yanis Iqbal.

Lithium mine

The people of Potosí in Bolivia, like the people of Tierra Amarilla in Chile, want to imagine a different kind of extraction: one that does not destroy the Earth, write Vijay Prashad and Taroa Zúñiga Silva.

Healthcare in Chile

After the victory of Gabriel Boric in Chile’s presidential elections, the country awaits much-needed changes to its health system, writes Mario Parada Lezcano.

Gabriel Boric

Former student leader Gabriel Boric, from the left-wing Approve Dignity coalition, won Chile’s presidential election in December, reports People's Dispatch.

Alborada Online presents an analysis of Chile’s December 19 presidential election results and the historic victory of left candidate, Gabriel Boric.

The journey to a new era in Chile has two important paths: the writing of the new constitution and the presidential election on November 21, reports Vijay Prashad.

The decades-long campaign demanding truth and justice for victims of Chilean General Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship scored two important victories in Australia last month, reports Federico Fuentes.

The elections for Chile’s Constitutional Convention show a huge public desire for true social-political transformation and, crucially, provide the means to achieve it, writes Victor Figueroa Clark.

Independent and progressive candidates won more than a two-thirds majority in the Constitutional Convention, which will draft Chile’s new constitution, reports Tanya Wadhwa.

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, food delivery companies’ profits were skyrocketing, as their “self-employed” workers are blocked from unionising, reports Taroa Zúñiga Silva.

Santiago Rising takes viewers to the streets of Chile’s capital city as the 2019-20 protests unfolded, introducing them to the social movements, protesters and people behind the rebellion, writes Federico Fuentes.

Seventy-eight percent of Chileans voted “” on October 25 for a new constitution, paving the way for a new era in the country’s history, writes Alan MacLeod.

Extractivist capitalism has uses the state and its idea of “progress” to justify jailing Mapuche defenders of the land, writes Daniel Minchekewün.

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