Jimena Vergara



Trump’s Presidency: A Tipping Point for Immigrant Workers

December 21, 2016 | Under Barack Obama, the situation of Mexicans and Central Americans was unsustainable. With Trump, millions of families face a dire future.

Jimena Vergara


Millions on the Streets of South Korea

November 30, 2016 | These are turbulent days for South Korean President Park Geun-hye. The streets of Seoul are brimming with protesters demanding her resignation.

Jimena Vergara


On the Rise of the Frente De Izquierda (FIT) in Argentina: A Debate on the Idea Of “Broad Parties”

August 28, 2015 | On August 9, the national primary elections, known as the PASO*, were held in Argentina.

Jimena Vergara


Two Different Paths: Syriza and Podemos or the FIT?

August 14, 2015 | Last Sunday’s primary elections in Argentina closed with great celebrations. Running under a revolutionary working-class program, the Left and Workers’ Front (FIT) presented two separate slates for (...)

Jimena Vergara


The Dollar on The Rise, the Teachers Upset and “El Chapo” Fugitive

August 02, 2015 | The government of Enrique Peña Nieto (EPN) is besieged by the escape of “El Chapo,” the distrust of the main political agents, the precipitous rise of the dollar and the emergence of teachers in (...)

Jimena Vergara