In Chile, Students' Anger at Tuition Debt Fuels Protests and a National Debate

Michael Jones, Novus Select, for The Chronicle

The police used a water cannon to disperse protesters on the streets of Santiago this month as students continued four months of demonstrations to demand affordable higher education in Chile.
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Thursday at lunchtime, and the area around the University of Chile's engineering faculty is a veritable battlefield. Strewn garbage burns on the streets, and the sting of tear gas fills the air. Armored police vehicles come flying around corners...

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