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Chile: Constitution with calculator in hand

To Eila Belila All kinds of reactions have arisen after the triumph of the rejection of the proposed Magna Carta emanating from the Constituent Convention. Those most resistant to change think that this popular verdict simply means that the country…

A brief analysis of the categorical triumph of Rejection

Having believed exactly the opposite of what the election result showed, I thought that it would be the “I approve” that would be around 60%, I want to reflect on this error of assessment of the current moment. This result…

Chile post exit plebiscite

Results and impacts on present and future politics It is highly unlikely that there will not be a shift towards a strengthening of the neoliberal model in the ambits of political power. In this scenario, the question is whether this…

For a nonviolent, permit-free and permanent Revolt

The electoral defeat that has scuppered, for the time being, the very interesting project of a new constitution for Chile has undoubtedly been a great failure. Ideas and new rules of social justice, of coexistence between the genders, between the…

The triumph of the indignados: The multiple factors behind the defeat of Apruebo in Chile

As Napoleon Bonaparte said in 1807 in the framework of the Peace of Tilsit “Victory has 100 fathers and defeat is an orphan”, so the post-election reaction after the crushing victory of the Rejectionist option needs to be removed from…

Interview with Tomás Hirsch: “It is the sum of many factors that explains the triumph of the rejection of the Chilean constitutional proposal”.

We interviewed the humanist Deputy Tomás Hirsch to know his vision of the failure at the ballot box of the constitutional project plebiscited this Sunday in Chile, in an attempt to reflect as broadly as possible on the matter. Why…

Chile at the crossroads

The South American country is living a historic day capable of transforming its future. The future of Chile is being debated today, Sunday, between preserving a constitutional text – agreed and written during the dictatorship – or shaping a new…

In Chile, the proposal for a new constitution is rejected

The proposal for a new Constitution for Chile was rejected in the national Plebiscite held today, 4 September, with a compulsory vote – while all the last elections were by optional ballot. While 78.27% of the voters had approved last…

Chile: Massive closing ceremony of the Apruebo campaign

We publish here a photo report with images circulating on social networks showing the massiveness of the closing ceremony of the campaign for the “I approve” option in the Plebiscite on the proposal for a new Chilean Constitution. This massive…

Tomás Hirsch: a revolutionary constitution for Chile and for all humanity

On 4 September, Chile will vote to approve the text of the new Constitution. This historic event is largely ignored or little followed by the media, especially the European media. We spoke about it with Tomás Hirsch, Deputy Hirsch of…

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