[Marxism] Chile: Student movement faces cooption or independence View

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Wed May 15 23:22:20 MDT 2013

In 2006, a generation of Chilean secondary students learnt how to mobilise,
blockade streets, raise demands and carry out occupations. But they also
learnt how they could be defeated by a system capable of accommodating and
coopting mobilisations.

“Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is humanity’s
original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made,
through disobedience and through rebellion.” — Oscar Wilde, Soul of Man
Under Socialism

“The free market is perfectly natural... do you think I am some kind of
dummy?” — Jarvis Cocker

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