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Chile Protests

Indigenous Groups March Against Columbus Day

Posted 10.16.2013 | World

Clashes broke out between police and protesters in Chile's capital following a demonstration by thousands marching for indigenous rights on Saturday. ...

America's Youth Is Uprising: 5 Signs From Our Nation's Public Schools

Christopher Emdin | Posted 06.13.2012 | Education
Christopher Emdin

Student protests across the nation are indicators of the rising youth discontent within American public schools and they demand our attention. We as parents, teachers, and community members should support students in their need for more civic engagement in public education standards.

How to Be Arrested In Chile Without Breaking the Law

Jason Suder | Posted 05.06.2012 | World
Jason Suder


Chile Rising: Inside The Student Protests

Posted 01.04.2012 | World

For the past eight months, riot police have broken up massive student protests across Chile using water cannons and tear gas. The students are dema...

PHOTOS: 2011's Most Dramatic Uprisings

Posted 12.21.2011 | World

The day a young fruit-seller, tired of corruption and sick of constant humiliation, set himself ablaze in Tunisia, he also sparked a wave of protests ...

Chilean Indignados: I'm Proud of Our Young Generation

Paula Escobar Chavarría | Posted 12.18.2011 | Latino Voices
Paula Escobar Chavarría

I hope that all these protestas and marchas will help us to be a better country, a country more equal and with more social justice, a country where no poor kid will be left behind. Maybe from the developing world we may redefine -or even improve- the concept of development.

It's Sustainability Stupid

Marcelo Mena | Posted 11.29.2011 | Green
Marcelo Mena

How did a country like Chile, that was on the path to development, all of a sudden start questioning the very basis of their economic model? The answer lies in sustainability.

Police And Student Protesters Clash In Chile

Posted 11.12.2011 | World

Demonstrators and police clashed in Santiago during an annual march in remembrance of Chile's military coup in 1973. Police used water cannons and ...

Chilean Students Show the Way

Gary Anderson | Posted 10.31.2011 | World
Gary Anderson

Chilean students are experimenting with new forms of protest, such as marathon runs around congress, kiss-ins, and a 3,000-student performance of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" to imply that the education system in Chile has become a zombie.

PHOTOS: Violent Government Protests Rock Chile

Posted 10.25.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Tens of thousands of Chileans marched peacefully Thursday, demanding profound changes in the country's heavily centralized an...