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Vol 7 No 3 Fall 2023

Allende’s Ghost

Fifty years ago, Chile’s road to socialism suffered a devastating defeat. On September 11, 1973, the Chilean military — spurred by elites, condoned by middle-class sectors, and backed by Washington — toppled Salvador Allende’s Unidad Popular (Popular Unity, UP), a vibrant but strained coalition government helmed by the Communist and Socialist parties. The coup, which global progressives […]

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