为彰显民众意志,玻利维亚对智利的抗议迫使公众对“芝加哥男孩”经济学的认识

像玻利维亚一样,智利的舆论力量是如此之大,以至于智利首富塞巴斯蒂安·皮涅拉(SebastianPiñera)领导的政府立即承认了这一点。

Chile protest Feature photo

With almost all votes counted, the people of Chile have overwhelmingly chosen to discard their old constitution, written and implemented under the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. 78 percent of Chileans voted “Sí” yesterday for a new constitution, paving the way for a new era in the country’s history and a possible break from the

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反对贪婪和不平等的抗议活动像野火一样在拉丁美洲蔓延

随着人们走上街头对国际货币基金组织,政府腐败以及法西斯主义的蔓延表达不满,拉丁美洲各地发生了历史性的抗议活动。

Latin America Protests Feature photo

With attention fixed on this week’s events in Bolivia, you would be excused for not realizing that much of the rest of the region has for weeks also been ablaze in the flames of protest. In Costa Rica, the neoliberal coalition government of Carlos Alverado attempted to force through a $1.75 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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8天从香港到智利,带我尾巴的COVID-19

“在我超过20,000公里的路程中,我看到了一个害怕的,分裂的星球。”

Traveling Coronavirus Feature photo

Santiago (21st Century Wire) -- Imagine that you are in Hong Kong, in a city where “you are actually not supposed to be”, in the first place. You are ready to go home, to South America. But just two days before your departure, via Seoul and Amsterdam, your first Sky Team carrier, Korean Air, unceremoniously decides to cancel all flights from the

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警察,牧师和巴勒斯坦人:“智利人”是巴勒斯坦团结的典范

智利的巴勒斯坦侨民在学习如何接受政治分歧和统一对祖先祖国的爱方面取得了独特的成功。

A woman protests U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, outside the U.S. Embassy in Santiago, Chile, Dec. 11, 2017. The protest was organized by the Palestinian community in Chile. (AP/Luis Hidalgo)

I was only introduced to the term ‘Chilestinians’ last February at a conference in Istanbul, during a presentation by the Director of the Palestinian Federation of Chile, Anuar Majluf. When Majluf referred to the well-rooted Palestinian community in Chile, who number between 450,000 and half a million, using that unfamiliar and peculiar phrase,

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媒体支持亿万富翁总统称智利抗议私有化

随着成千上万的人聚集在圣地亚哥,整个家庭都在反对私有化和不平等加剧,企业媒体正忙于为智利亿万富翁总统辩护。

  Chile’s right-wing President Sebastian Piñera recently declared war. He wasn’t referring to a foreign government, but to his own people. He even ordered tanks and the military to the streets. An estimated 20 protesters have been killed and over 500 injured. Since October 14th, millions of Chileans have taken to the streets, rocking

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智利抗议:媒体拒绝承认新自由主义的反叛

“新自由主义在智利出生并将在智利死亡”已经成为该运动的集会号角。然而,西方很少有人知道该国动荡的历史,因为它是美国强加给智利的自由市场经济学实验实验室。

Santiago, Chile -- "We are at war with a powerful, relentless enemy that respects nothing nor anyone" thundered Chilean President Sebastian Piñera during a speech to the nation, deliberately echoing the infamous catchphrase of fascist military dictator Augusto Pinochet.  The “enemy” he was referencing were Chilean citizens, more than one million

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