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Capitalism rotten to the cor(p)

Pushback from strong social movements have recovered democracy for the people of Bolivia and Chile

Businesses should use alternative energy sources, industry bodies advise

Business associations are urging companies to continue seeking alternative energy sources in light of Eskom’s court judgement which would allow the utility to bump up electricity prices up to 15% from next year April 2021.

Where will neoliberalism end?

LONG READ As the world was overtaken by upheaval last year, one photo emerging from the uprisings depicts a protestor bearing a promise: “Neoliberalism was...

​Chile will never be the same – ‘The elite are terrified’

The uprising sweeping across the country is challenging the government and neoliberalism

Rubber bullets well past their sell-by date

Police must distinguish between those acting violently and other protesters when using force

Find pathways beyond mass protests

Protests convulse global politics, but it’s what happens when they die down that can make a real difference

Chile’s riots the dance of the dispossessed

Protests are not a new phenomenon in the country, but the violence is

EDITORIAL: The year of the global protest

The sheer volume of protests across the world suggests that there may be common themes that run through them.

Rage in the twilight of neoliberalism

People are revolting against inequality, but it is clear that the elites have no plan B

Venezuela says it thwarted ‘coup’ bid

​Venezuela's government says it has derailed a coup bid, claiming the US, Colombia and Chile colluded in a plot to assassinate President Maduro

Paradise lost: Tourists ruin their spots

Here are some global hotspots overwhelmed by visitors that authorities have moved to protect

‘I murdered 18 people for the Pinochet regime’

Suicidal man confesses on a live radio phone-in to participating in the deaths of opponents of the late military dictator Augusto Pinochet.

Chile pinched as copper price tumbles

The country’s socialist president has been forced to accept restraints on plans for structural reform.

Pinochet’s men held 29 years after burning activists alive

The case of one of the most notorious torture cases of the 17-year military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet over Chili was reopened in 2013.

Astro-toursim: Chile lures earthlings with an eye on the sky

Stargazing in Chile’s Atacama Desert is increasingly becoming a popular activity in the tourism industry that attracts numerous astro-tourists.

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