The 50th anniversary of the 1973 military coup against Salvador Allende reminded many of the need to continue to defend democratic rights and support the struggle for democracy and socialism. Jim McIlroy reports.
Greens MP Max Chandler-Mather used the 50th anniversary of the military coup in Chile to propose we scrutinise Australia’s role in helping the United States overthrow socialist president Salvador Allende. The major parties refused. Federico Fuentes reports.
Speakers denounced the United States role in the coup against the socialist government of Salvador Allende in 1973 at a rally outside the US Consulate. Chris Slee reports.
Miguel Lawner — architect and former political prisoner — speaks to Taroa Zúñiga Silva about how Salvador Allende’s government improved the lives of Chileans in its first year.
On the 48th anniversary of the military coup against Chilean president Salvador Allende, never-before-seen archive posts by the Australian Secret Intelligence Service show that the CIA requested and received support. Peter Kornbluh reports.
How to Read Donald Duck
By Ariel Dorfman & Armand Mattelart, translated by David Kunzle
Pluto Press, 2019
192 pp, $17.00
Today, as the streets of Chile burn with rebellion, it is timely to look back on this book, which was burned by the military during the 1973 overthrow of the socialist Salvador Allende presidency.