Student Protests For A New Society In Chile

Al Jazeera’s Fault Lines visits Chile to look at the student uprisings that have been going on for months. Students have taken over and occupied schools and universities — in opposition to the prohibitively expensive, poor-quality education system and politicians who say that their main priority is to provide “certainty for investors”. Does Chile’s extremely privatized, class-segregated education system provide a warning of where the United States could be headed?

3 Comments on "Student Protests For A New Society In Chile"

  1. School is for the students.

    Fuck the investors. And the politicians. And especially the capitalists.

  2. Monkey See Monkey Do | Feb 9, 2012 at 5:11 pm |

     “Does Chile’s extremely privatized, class-segregated education system provide a warning of where the United States could be headed?” – My friend, The United States is already there.

    • sonicbphuct | Feb 10, 2012 at 9:28 am |

      university of connecticut: 21k – 38k (in/out of state)
      yep … and that’s a fucking public university.

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