Ending Dictatorship and Building Democracy—With a Pencil

Andrés Velasco

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2015 OFF in Oslo

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05/26/2015
Andrés Velasco is a Chilean economist and professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. As a teenager, he and his family were forced into exile by Pinochet’s military dictatorship. Velasco describes how political, economic, and social unrest led to the collapse of Chilean democracy in the 1970s. 

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