Will Bunch on the protests in Chile and how they were caused by the same U.S. style neoliberalism that has also helped unhinge this nation. In 2019, as an autumn of popular uprisings erupts around the
On September 4, 1970, Salvador Allende won election as president of Chile, a moment of victory for the idea of a democratic socialist revolution, one that right-wing nations such as the United States
Pro-tip: If you are a murderer for a long-ago deposed dictatorial regime, don’t call in to talk radio to talk about your killings. A former conscript in the Chilean army has been charged with mu
Plumer has a good rundown of the complexity of dam building around the world. The world’s rapidly growing demand for energy means that every way we can turn the natural world into power is going
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The Wall Street Journal, openly pining for Augusto Pinochet: Mr. Obama also requested a review of U.S. aid to Egypt, but cutting that off now would be a mistake. Unpopular as America is in Egypt, $1.3
Corey Robin on Friedrich von Hayek’s love of the right kind of dictatorship, i.e. right-wing CIA supported dictators like Augusto Pinochet.