Thu Dec 01, 2022
December 01, 2022

Chile

“Progressive governments”: A not-so-pink new wave

The cycle of electoral victories of so-called progressive parties, which had already brought Gabriel Boric (Chile) and Gustavo Petro (Colombia) to national governments, is now confirmed with the election...

49 years of the coup in Chile: Some lessons to prevent history from repeating itself!

The 49th anniversary of the 1973 civil-military coup reactivates a pending debate on the...

Chile | On the victory of the “Rechazo” and the next steps of our struggle

With more than 13 million voters, the “Rechazo” (rejection) won the majority in the...

Chile | MIT's Stance on the Constitutional Referendum

The Exit (Constitutional) Referendum will take place on the 4th of September. In the...

Property rights in Chile’s new Constitution: the capitalist core remains in place

One of the most important points of any constitution is the right to property....

Property rights in Chile’s new Constitution: the capitalist core remains in place

One of the most important points of any constitution is the right to property. By MIT-Chile This right refers to the ownership of a house,...

One year of the Constitutional Convention

On this occasion, I will make the first assessment of my participation in the Constitutional Convention. By María Rivera, MIT leader and former constituent for...

Chile | A new top-down agreement to break the people’s will

Leaders of the political parties of the 30 years launched a Manifesto on 11 August. The aim of the Manifesto is to make...

The support of a critical vote for “Approve” towards the building of a revolutionary party in Chile

The general crisis is an episode proper to the economic cycle in which, along with making visible the set of contradictions inherent to a...

Solidarity with Edu Gallardo: For freedom of association in Chile

From the LITCI we adhere to and share the communiqué of the Chilean Inter-Company Union of Mining Workers - SIM - calling for the...

Chile | Clarifying the most recent Constitutional Convention vote on copper and mining

The plenary of the Constitutional Convention on Friday 5/07/22 voted on a series of norms related to copper mining and other minerals. Since that...

Interview with Edward Gallardo, mining leader: "It is essential that we organize, within the working class, to nationalize mining industries."

Edward Gallardo Basay (Edu) is a mine worker, subcontracted at the Chuquicamata mines, president of the National Intercompany Mining Union (SIM). He is also...

Interview with María Rivera: "It is not just the nationalization of minerals, but the nationalization of the large mining companies of copper, lithium, gold...

María Rivera, constituent assembly representative of D8 and leader of the Internationalist Workers Movement (MIT), is one of the constituents, alongside Ivanna Olivares, sponsoring...

Chilean Constitutional Convention: Popular Demands May Be Defeated by the 2/3rds Rule

The Chilean Constitutional Convention has been working at full speed. We are months away from the deadline for the constituents to draft a New...

Chile | María Rivera: a spokesperson for the Chilean revolution at the Constituent Convention

On February 9, one of the norms submitted to the Political System Commission of the Chilean Constituent Convention caused such an outrage and unleashed...

Chile | We Defeated Kast at the Ballot Box! What Should We Expect from Boric’s Government?

December 23, 2021 Many workers, youth, and fighters are breathing a sigh of relief at the results of the second round of voting in Chile....

Chile | Defeat Kast in the Streets and at the Ballot Box! Zero Trust in Boric!

Authored by MIT, the Chilean section of the IWL-FI Translated by: Dolores Underwood The electoral results last Sunday were a surprise within Chile and across the...

Chile | The New Constitution Must Recognize Chileans’ Rights to Copper, Lithium, and Water

Let’s mobilize around this campaign! The social mobilizations that began on October 18th, 2019, demonstrated Chilean peoples’ anger with the lack of social rights, the...

Chile | Two Years After October 18: Lessons and Perspectives

October 19, 2021 Two years ago, millions of us took the streets to say “enough.” Young people took the lead with students hopping the subway...