Chile

October 26, 2021
Carole Concha Bell

The recent death of a Chilean protestor at the hands of the police is yet another example of the country’s pattern of responding to civil unrest with force. 

October 21, 2021
Michelle Chase

In his new book, Joshua Frens-String examines 20th century Chilean politics through the lens of food.

October 6, 2021
Rodrigo Acuña

Recently declassified documents confirm what researchers have long claimed: that Australian intelligence worked with the CIA to instigate a coup in Chile during the Cold War.

June 3, 2021
Manuela Badilla Rajevic

The historic uprising against inequality reclaimed past struggles and forged new tools for present resistance.

May 12, 2021
Jennifer M. Piscopo

The rules for rewriting the Pinochet-era Constitution set new standards in creating space for women, Indigenous peoples, and people with disabilities.

November 20, 2020
Karen Alfaro

Decades after being forcibly separated from their mothers, children put up for transnational adoption under Chile’s military dictatorship are searching for their origins.

October 27, 2020
Joshua Frens-String

Chileans are determined to reinvent how democracy is practiced, starting with a new constitution.

October 25, 2020
Terri Gordon-Zolov

As Chileans vote in a plebiscite to decide whether to adopt a new Constitution, authorities have cracked down on the artistic expression that blossomed during the anti-neoliberal protest movement.

June 3, 2020
Ángela Vergara

Governmental failures to respond to Covid-19 only reinforce the demands of social movements in Chile. 

May 4, 2020
Víctor Orellana Calderón

In the laboratory of neoliberalism, Chileans are rejecting the commodification of humanity and widening the cracks that will tear the system down.

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