Argentina

ARGENTINA

Argentina: Mass Protests Against Impunity for Genocidal Military

May 13, 2017 | On Wednesday, 500,000 people took the steets in Buenos Aires to protest the “2x1” court decision that reduces prison sentences for genocidal military leaders.

ARGENTINA

After Brutal Repression, the Teachers’ Struggle in Argentina Continues

April 18, 2017 | After weeks, the teachers struggle in Argentina continues despite brutal repression of an “itinerant school.”

Marisela Trevin

ARGENTINA

Zanon: Under Worker Control Since 2001

April 11, 2017 | Interview with Raúl Godoy, Zanon worker and national leader of the PTS. Godoy was the first General Secretary of the Sindicato de Obreros y Empleados Ceramistas de Neuquén (SOECN - Ceramic Workers’ (...)

Raúl Godoy

ARGENTINA

Lessons from the General Strike in Argentina

April 09, 2017 | Reflections on last week’s general strike, the government’s policy of repression, the role of the Left in the strike, the union bureaucracy, and Cristina Kirchner’s silence on the (...)

Fernando Scolnik

ARGENTINA

General Strike Brings Argentina to a Halt

April 06, 2017 | On April 6, Argentina came to a halt due to a general strike against the right wing government's austerity measures.

ARGENTINA

Argentina: Massive Teacher’s March on Eighth Day of Strike

March 17, 2017 | The teachers are at the forefront of a growing struggle against austerity measures, layoffs and inflation.

Sara Jayne

ARGENTINA

Argentine left alliance holds mass rally in show of strength

November 30, 2016 | On November 19, more than 20,000 people filled a football stadium in Buenos Aires for a mass rally called by the FIT.

EDUCATION

Public Education in Capitalism: A Marxist Perspective

October 31, 2016 | What do Marx and Marxism have to say about education? How can teachers use Marxism to help frame the way we think about our role in the classroom and in society, and how can we fight against (...)

Gabriela Lamelas Paz

ARGENTINA

Congressmember Myriam Bregman receives death threats

September 09, 2016 | Earlier this week, renowned human rights lawyer and Congressmember Myriam Bregman (PTS) received threats to her life, after denouncing the bureaucratic leadership of the National Oil Workers’ (...)

ARGENTINA

Two years later: MadyGraf Under Workers Management

August 24, 2016 | On August 12, 2014 workers took control of the RR Donnelly factory in Argentina, which had abruptly closed the day before and left 200 people jobless. Marco Pollo, a leader in the struggle, tells (...)

Adriana Meyer

ARGENTINA

Left News Portal Breaks Barriers

July 31, 2016 | Fernando Rosso, director of La Izquierda Diario, on the challenges of a leftist news portal.

Fernando Rosso

ARGENTINA:

Five Key Proposals from the PTS Congress

July 25, 2016 | During three days of debate, approximately 300 delegates of the Partido de los Trabajadores Socialistas (Socialist Workers Party, PTS) voted on key definitions and proposals, including the (...)

La Izquierda Diario Argentina

ARGENTINA - PTS CONGRESS

The Collective Organizer of a Mass Party

July 21, 2016 | At the PTS National Congress that took place in July, discussions centered on the party’s overall progress, how the Left can increase influence within the working class, women, and youth, and the (...)

Fredy Lizarrague

LATIN AMERICA/US

Legislator in Buenos Aires Repudiates Racist Police Killings in the U.S.

July 17, 2016 | Patricio del Corro (FIT representative) presented a bill at the Buenos Aires legislature to repudiate the killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

Argentina Rises Against Gender Violence

June 14, 2016 | Hundreds of thousands mobilize in Argentina against femicide and violence against women.

La Izquierda Diario Argentina

UNITED STATES/ARGENTINA

VIDEO: Panel on Worker Control in Argentina

June 04, 2016 | At the Left Forum this year, Left Voice organized three panels that raised key strategic questions for the left. This is the video of the panel, “Worker Control: Experiences & Perspectives (...)

ARGENTINA

April 29 Sees Massive Union Mobilization Against Austerity

May 13, 2016 | All five of Argentina’s deeply divided union federations came together to hold a huge joint demonstration against the conservative government of Mauricio (...)

Sean Robertson

ARGENTINA

Historic victory for the Left in the Tire workers’ union (SUTNA)

May 06, 2016 | On April 29, a united left slate won a historic victory in the elections of the Sindicato Único de Trabajadores del Neumático Argentino (SUTNA - United Tire Workers’ Union of Argentina). The (...)

Sean Robertson

LATIN AMERICA

Argentina: May Day Rally Against the Coup in Brazil

April 27, 2016 | For this year's International Workers' Day, the Partido de los Trabajadores Socialistas (PTS) of the Left and Workers' Front (FIT) is calling for a demonstration at the Brazilian Embassy in (...)

ARGENTINA

Healthcare Workers, Stand up: Silence is Not Health

April 21, 2016 | Thousands of public sector workers across the country went on strike yesterday, with the largest concentrations in Buenos Aires Province. Among them were faculty and professors, judicial (...)

Tre Kwon

ARGENTINA

Understanding Argentina’s Surrender

April 12, 2016 | On March 31, with the support of the Peronists, the Argentinean Senate voted in favor of passing the “Public Debt Normalization and Access to Public Credit” bill to authorize the government to pay (...)

Esteban Mercatante

ARGENTINA

Kirchnerists Vote for Argentina’s Surrender to Vulture Funds

April 08, 2016 | Macri's conservative government won a crucial vote in the Senate to lock Argentina into paying billions to the “vulture funds” – predatory hedge funds that acquire public debt through defaulting (...)

Fernando Scolnik

US - Latin America

Obama’s Visit to Latin America and the Political Conjuncture

March 31, 2016 | After Havana, Obama came to Argentina. The world’s chief representative of vulture imperialism used his trip to reinforce the steps being taken to advance the United States’ “return” to Latin (...)

Eduardo Molina

US - Latin America

OBAMA: APOLOGY NOT ACCEPTED

March 30, 2016 | Within days of releasing her biographical documentary film about recovering her identity, Maria Victoria Moyano Artigas responds to Obama.

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