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The Lessons of Chile: 1970-1973

The mass movement for democracy in Chile marked a high point in the global struggles of the 1960s. The crushing of Chile’s rebellion marked the beginning of a global capitalist offensive against the working class.

Chile showed that a challenge to class inequality in the medical system is a challenge to the capitalist system as a whole. Consequently, any serious movement to democratize the medical system must prepare to fight, and win, a class war.

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