Make Sure You Don't Fall: Perspectives on the Recent Social Agitation in Chile, Part One

Budrovich, Jorg & Lagos, Carlos
http://insurgentnotes.com/2012/06/make-sure-you-dont-fall-perspectives-on-the-recent-social-agitation-in-chile-part-one/

Publisher:  Insurgent Notes
Date Written:  03/06/2012
Year Published:  2012  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX14641

To understand and make sense of the recent wave of social unrest in Chile, we have to refer to the history of the last half century of this country: the revolutionary upsurge that had its peak in late 1972, the destruction of the social movement after the military coup, the neo-liberal restructuring imposed by the Pinochet regime and the consolidation of that legacy by successive civilian governments.