ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Chilean Elections of 2021 and the Rise of Left Power

Politics in Latin America is in a state of fl ux, caught between the right and the left. In the presidential elections in Chile, the voting of Gabriel Boric—the youngest president in the history of the Chilean Republic (36 years old)—to power marked the end of the traditional alternation of power between the centre-right and centre-left since the return to democracy in the 1990s.

Is Water Access a Privilege or a Fundamental Right?

Drawing from two articles in Economic & Political Weekly on water crisis, the privatisation of water in Chile is looked at. It is argued that there is a need for a more institutional and interdisciplinary approach to the water problem. This kind of approach is possible only by looking at the...
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