Roberto Pizarro

Boric or Kast: transformation or regression?

This is a decisive moment. The fate of the country is at stake. While the Constituent Assembly moves forward, elections will be held to choose the next President. Gabriel Boric’s candidacy is the inevitable result of each of the events…

Boric’s programme ensures social stability

There are four factors of the current neoliberal model that generate instability and violence in the country and, at the same time, limit economic progress: discrimination against women; environmental deterioration; economic and political centralism; and indecent work. Boric’s proposal seeks…

Chile’s neighbourhood isolation

During the first years of the Concertación government, our country sporadically tried to improve its ties with its neighbours in the region, which had been very negatively affected during the military dictatorship. It was a short-lived process because, very quickly,…

From the Santa María School to shameful xenophobia

The saltpetre workers could no longer put up with the weekly tokens and the punishing stocks. Those were times of humiliation in the industry. They had to fight. Men, women and children crossed the pampa and the dryness of silence,…

The foreign policy we need

Foreign policy is an essential component of any national development strategy. If it changes, external political and trade relations will have to change. Thirty years of a neoliberal strategy have led to an unmediated trade opening to the world economy,…

The leadership of the new generation

New and old generations of the left have rallied around the presidential candidacy of Gabriel Boric. The young have opened the avenues and the old are following them. A new country is being heralded in which justice and equality should…

The fun is over…the people called a halt

The recent defeat of the economic elite and their political allies has installed the people as the protagonists of the immediate future of our country. The 18-0 rebellion and the approval of a new Constitution fuelled the popular triumph, which…