Regions / Chile
Two earthquakes have shaken the Latin American country. The political one might have greater long-term impact.
The emergency has brought to light problems that will have serious consequences for the neoliberal business model.
Chile has been a reliable U.S. ally in Latin America. The presidential elections might further cement the alliance.
There's no reason to build monuments of a man responsible for terror, death, and the destruction of democracy.
Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet's death robbed his victims and their families of the chance to obtain full justice. But they can still pursue the full truth. And the U.S. government can help.
Economist Milton Friedman cut a devastating path through the Global South.
Shaping new international rules for labor rights, environmental protection, gender equity, minority rights, sustainable development, and other social goals is a formidable political challenge in view of the forces promoting profit-above-all trade and investment policies.