Tag: Chile

‘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

Over 1 Million Chileans Take to the Streets to Demand Political Reforms, Change to Country’s Neoliberal Economic System | Common Dreams News

Protesters wave a Chilean flag during the eighth day of protests against President Sebastian PiƱera's government on October 25, 2019 in Santiago, Chile.

The World is Young and so there’s hope. You can’t get a Million people to a right-wing demonstration only guns(ODT

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