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Chilean voters reject proposed progressive constitution

A man votes in a plebiscite on a new draft of the Constitution in Santiago, Chile. (Matias Basualdo/AP)
A man votes in a plebiscite on a new draft of the Constitution in Santiago, Chile. (Matias Basualdo/AP)

Voters in Chile overwhelmingly rejected a proposed constitution that promised greater inclusion of indigenous populations and women, increased environmental regulation and expanded government social welfare programs.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong talks with John Bartlett, who’s been reporting the story for The Guardian.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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