4 Articles by: Daniel Jadue

Daniel Jadue is mayor of Recoleta and a leading figure in the Chilean Communist Party.

A Communist Mayor in Chile Explains How to Govern Locally From the Left

Even under right-wing governments, local leftist leaders can have a massive impact. Daniel Jadue describes the “people’s pharmacy,” cheap eye-care and glasses, public housing, left approaches to community safety, and much more instituted during his time as the Communist mayor of Recoleta, one of the thirty-seven municipalities that make up Greater Santiago, Chile.