Protests in Chile 

Monday, October 21, 2019 - 4:21pm

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First a hike in bus fare, then student protests, then violence — and now a state of emergency, even curfews. The situation in parts of Chile quickly escalated over the weekend. But for Claudia Heiss, a political scientist at the University of Chile in Santiago, the current unrest is part of a deeper thread, one that goes back to a difficult era of dictatorship in Chile. Host Marco Werman speaks with her about the connections.