Sebastián Piñera

The anti-patriot and pillaging Chilean right: summary of their prey

“In 200 years we have lost all the struggles of the state”, Gabriel Salazar, El poder nuestro de cada día (2016). By Jorge Molina Araneda Chile is a profoundly unequal country, the result of the model of accumulation that emerged…

Chilean government defeated by Senate vote on pension funds

After the defeat suffered in the Senate, which approved an important constitutional reform on pension funds, the government of Sebastián Piñera is today in an increasingly difficult situation. The text, which for the first time points to the hitherto untouchable…

What happened when Chile woke up

Despite horrific police violence and government concessions, protesters in Chile are holding firm in their calls for systemic change. By Cristian Opaso It has been a month since Chileans took to the streets in a surprising and mostly nonviolent uprising…

Fantomas of the White Man Rage On in Bolivia and Chile

The genus attributed to Fantomas (Phantoms) has European roots. The great-great-great grandchildren of Europeans push their harm forward from the North American Continent, and their relatives in South America do not want to give up their power or their privileges…

21 days of demonstrations in Chile

What began with students jumping off the turnstiles to evade payment of the increased Metro fare has become a social outpouring of proportions claiming to end the neoliberal model in Chile. People have had enough of enduring the inclemency, the…

Massive caravan of cyclists demonstrates in front of Piñera’s residence in Santiago de Chile

One Sunday after three holidays, which was expected without major events, the public opinion was surprised by a massive caravan of cyclists who came to the home of President Piñera to demonstrate in front of his own residence with slogans…

Santiago LIVE: Thousands of people gather spontaneously

  In this link, you can follow live the spontaneous mobilization that is taking place in Santiago de Chile. One million people according to the radio. 19:15 The Carabineros (police) began to pour tear gas and water upon the people, who…

Chile: Tomás Hirsch Explains Reasons for Piñera’s Constitutional Accusation

In an interview with Chile’s 24Horas channel on October 29, humanist deputy Tomás Hirsch explained the two fundamental reasons that have led his party and other deputies to file a constitutional accusation against President Sebastián Piñera: political responsibility for the…

Citizens mobilisation puts an end to Chile’s curfew

After the largest demonstration the streets of Santiago de Chile have seen, Sebastián Piñera and the Armed Forces have been forced to lift the curfew. Meanwhile, the population is organizing from the base and demonstrations continue to be called for…

Mario Aguilar [Chile]: “Never again a negotiation behind people’s backs”.

We reproduce here the words of the President of the Teachers Union of Chile and member of Unidad Social – which is calling for a national strike tomorrow, Wednesday and Thursday, October 24, more information at: http://www.colegiodeprofesores.cl/2019/10/22/se-convoca-a-huelga-general-en-todo-chile-el-23-y-24-de-octubre/ – at a…