Chilean rebel Camila Vallejo wants a social revolution

Posted on November 20, 2012 • Filed under: Chile, Conflicts, Police/Military Activity, Social Issues

Her call for free education in Chile led to a nationwide shutdown last year. Now student leader Camila Vallejo is aiming higher – she wants a social revolution…..I almost didn’t meet Camila Vallejo. She missed her flight from Chile, and by the time the allotted hour arrived, she was still 7,000 miles away in Santiago. To my surprise, I got a call the next day. Could we reschedule? Vallejo had charmed her way on to another plane, and was already scudding across the Atlantic. “If she can shut down a city,” mused the press officer for the National Union of Students, whose conference for global student leaders Vallejo was due to address, “she can blag some air travel too.” Read Article

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