This essay explores the rise of populist demagogues and the economics of their regimes. Rather than marking a clear break with neoliberalism or a direct tie to early twentieth century fascism, these figures historically connect to the regime of Augusto Pinochet and illustrate a growing trend of authoritarian-neoliberalism.
Exposición de la historia del concepto de comunización, acompañada de una crítica de algunos sus usos más recientes y frívolos
A series of essays investigating the everyday acts through which Latin American workers attempted to assert more control over work processes and thereby add dignity to their lives, during the mass working class struggles in the mid-20th century. We do not agree with the leftist nationalist perspective of some of the essays but reproduce them all for the historical information therein.
Raymond B. Craib on the repression of radical students and anarchists in 1920's Chile.
Contrary to the occasional superficial report in the English-language media, the Chilean political and economic system is in a profound, long-term crisis of legitimacy that was in no way changed by the widely boycotted 2014 presidential election. Part I of a 2-part series.