Chile constitutional referendum
Pinochet-apologist and neoliberal pundit: the legacy of Sebastián Piñera

The ex-president was infamous for unleashing a brutal state crackdown on demonstrators during widespread uprisings across Chile in 2019.

Chile rejects far-right constitution in latest plebiscite

The Chilean left reacts to the defeat of the proposed constitution, which could have been even “more Pinochet style than the current one”

In Chile, having a good constitution doesn’t guarantee social change

Taroa Zúñiga Silva speaks to Bárbara Navarrete, secretary-general of the Communist Youth of Chile.

Daily Round Up | Chile’s Congress moves to relaunch new constituent process, and more

In this episode, we take a look at stories of the resumption of the process to draft a new constitution in Peru, a suicide bombing in Kabul, and the men’s hockey world cup in India

Chilean Congress approves bill to launch new constituent process

One of the fundamental demands of the October 2019 social uprising against inequality was a new constituent process to replace the country’s dictatorship-era constitution

Daily Round-up | UK rail workers launch 2-day strike over low wages & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of the a strike in the UK, the death of children in the Chad desert, US arms supplies to Ukraine and the latest from the process in Chile to draft a new constitution

The bewildering vote in Chile that rejected a new constitution

Chileans recently rejected a progressive constitution by a decisive margin despite voting to replace the Pinochet-era constitution in 2020. What explains this seemingly divergent positions?

Daily Round-up | Palestinian prisoner dies in Israeli custody and other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of the Palestinian prisoner dying in custody, the Chilean referendum, a protest against pollution in Poland, and Cuba’s condemnation of the US extending its blockade law