Our comrades from the Grupo de Lucha Proletaria (Peru) have sent us this article, which is a very clear, simple and vibrant denunciation of the way Piñera and the Chilean bourgeoisie have made maximum use of the rescue of the Chilean miners to wage a whole campaign of nationalism.
and Democracy: Two Faces of Capitalist Barbarism
September 1973, a bloody military coup led by General Pinochet
overthrew Salvador Allende’s Popular Unity government. A
terrible period of repression of the working class followed:
thousands of people,1
mostly workers, were systematically massacred, tens of thousands
imprisoned and tortured. This appalling barbarity was accompanied
by hundreds of thousands of redundancies (10% of the workforce
during the first year of military dictatorship).