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Víctor Jara Victor Jara and the rhythm of resistance

He symbolized the idea that art and progressive politics should converge to strengthen people’s resistance. To this day, Jara’s resistance remains an inspiration for peoples’ movements across the world.

Police repress march commemorating the victims of last Chilean dictatorship

Participants of the annual march to remember the victims of the last dictatorship were attacked by Police with tear gas and water cannons

Violent police repression during national protest in Chile

Protesters demonstrated demanding fundamental rights such as education, health, housing, employment and decent pensions.

ATW-ep-48 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 48

In this episode, we look at the anti-fascist demonstration in Germany, an imminent industrial action by National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) for workers’ rights and the Social Unity’s call for a national protest on September 5.

chile mass dismissals Chilean retail workers protest against mass dismissals

More than 500 workers of the Global Services of Outsourcing Company have been dismissed so far this year.

Chile protests against labor reforms Chileans protest president Piñera’s labor reforms

Peoples movements across Chile have called a national protest on September 5 in defense of workers’ rights and in support of the bill introduced by two leftist Congresswomen.

Chilean teachers vote to end strike after seven weeks of mobilization

The representatives of the teachers’ union vowed to continue fighting for the pending demands.

Workers of Walmart Chile end strike after reaching an agreement with the company

In the new collective agreement, the trade union achieved an increase of 3.5% in salaries and training programs for the workers who will be laid off

ATW-ep-37 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 37

Peoples Dispatch takes a look at the police raids on the Indian rights group, Walmart workers strike in Chile and resistance by activists in Glasgow, against the eviction of asylum seekers.

Workers of Walmart Chile carried out largest private sector strike in years

Due to the strike, about 130 stores of various supermarket chains owned by the company remained closed, while more than 100 operated for half day.

Chilean teachers vote to continue the strike

The president of the teachers union said that a national assembly will be held to define the action plan for the next stage of their movement.

Chilean teachers union calls on teachers to end the strike

The union has invited teachers to vote on the latest proposal made by the government on July 10.

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