The Roots of the Chilean Uprising: Neoliberalism, Misery, and Repression

By: John Gonzales   For the past two weeks, Chileans have been protesting in the streets. The spark which ignited the protests started when the government increased the subway fare in Santiago by 30 pesos (or about 4 cents in U.S. dollars). High school students were the first to initiate the resistance, calling on people …

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