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Australia Played a Key Role in Chile’s 1973 Coup. Chilean Exiles Are Demanding an Apology.

Australia suffers more than one virus. Racism was introduced and has been here with the coming of the Europeans 200 years ago. Covid is just recent. The LNP and it’s ideology might not be  as old but it certainly had it’s roots here first along side Racism and has taken root generationally. It has spread and has taken us to war in other places. AUKUS is yet just another of it’s symptoms.

Newly declassified documents reveal that Australia helped the US overthrow Chile’s democratically elected socialist government and install the brutal Augusto Pinochet regime. Chilean exiles in Australia are demanding an apology.

Source: Australia Played a Key Role in Chile’s 1973 Coup. Chilean Exiles Are Demanding an Apology.

‘The Other 9/11’: Progressives Remember Allende’s Chile | Common Dreams News

La Moneda, Chile's presidential palace in Santiago, is bombed by the nation's armed forces on September 11, 1973. Salvador Allende, the country's democratically elected socialist president, died during the U.S.-backed coup that brought to power Augusto Pinochet, who imposed neoliberalism through military dictatorship. (Photo: Bettmann via Getty Images)

“On this day in 1973, Salvador Allende’s democratically elected socialist government was overthrown in a military coup led by the U.S.-backed fascist Augusto Pinochet.”

Source: ‘The Other 9/11’: Progressives Remember Allende’s Chile | Common Dreams News