Move Last Database towards a development model that combines economic growth, environmental sustainability and a floor of guaranteed social rights means threatening interest groups that are as powerful as they are short-sighted. The Chilean business community, its media and its think tanks most influential, they only seem to envision two Last Database possible scenarios: either "the model" is maintained or Chile becomes Cuba, Venezuela or North Korea. Although after the social outbreak of 2019, the business sector made a slight self-criticism and generated some signs of openness, its position during the electoral Last Database campaign reflects that, faced with the first challenge, its tropism dominates them to the point of clouding all rationality.
What for Last Database foreign businessmen and the international press was a leadership of the extreme right, for a good part of the locals it appeared as the lifeline against the «communist threat». The intransigence of the Chilean business community is what Last Database explains why, faced with a model that was left without a moral economy and without institutional enclaves (because beyond the Constitution still in force, the actors of the Last Database transition, as well as their repertoires and their institutions, are today inoperative ) only manage to seek to reimpose the model "by reason or force.
While they shout in their Last Database media against violence and anomie. With its myopia in tow, the Chilean business community does not have, however, a Last Database counterweight in terms of its structural and instrumental power in society. Trade unions are decimated, while local communities and civil society remain Last Database weak and fragmented. Beyond its precarious incarnation in the Constituent Convention and in the adherence generated today by Gabriel Boric, the spasms of protest and the street, They have no organization, no legitimate spokespersons, and no close link with party institutions. In this, Pinochet is.