Latin America

ARGENTINA

On the Legacy of a Revolutionary

June 21, 2017 | The following speech was given by Chipi Castillo, a national leader of the PTS in Argentina after the death of Laura and Ezjequiel, two comrades who died of CO2 poisoning. Fede, another comrade (...)

Chipi Castillo

LATIN AMERICA

Venezuela: The Pope, Trump, and the Bourgeois Press United Against Maduro

June 14, 2017 | The bourgeois press is reporting on the ongoing crisis in Venezuela from the point of view of the neoliberal opposition. Behind the smoke screen of "democracy", they are fighting for a new cycle (...)

Robert Samstag

ARGENTINA

In Honor of Our Fallen Comrades

June 09, 2017 | On June 3, 2017, a tragic accident took the lives of Ezequiel and Laura, members of the PTS Argentina. A third comrade, Federico, is fighting for his (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre

MEXICO

Mexican Walmart Workers on Strike

May 29, 2017 | MEXICO: On Saturday, thousands of Mexican workers organized work stoppages at several supermarkets including those by owned by Walton family, such as Walmart, Sam’s Club (...)

BRAZIL

Repression and Resistance in Brasilia: Yesterday’s Massive Protest in 20 Images

May 25, 2017 | Yesterday 150,000 people took to the streets of Brasilia to protest the corrupt President and austerity measures. At least 49 people were injured in the huge police and military (...)

GUEST POST

A New Dangerous Stage of the Colonial Plunder of Puerto Rico

May 25, 2017 | Puerto Rico is facing its most severe crisis since it was militarily captured and turned into a colony by the U.S. in 1898. The Island has been in economic recession for more than a decade, (...)

Héctor Reyes

BRAZIL

Brazilian Military Police Turns Protest Into a Warzone

May 24, 2017 | BRAZIL: The police brutally represses 150,000 protesters in Brasilia.

BRAZIL

Thousands of Protesters Support Ousting Brazilian President

May 19, 2017 | Brazilian President Temer is directly implicated in a corruption scandal and thousands take to the streets across the country. They demand that the President be ousted from office and his (...)

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.

BRAZIL

BRAZIL: Thousands March For Legalization of Marijuana and Against Racist Drug Laws

May 10, 2017 | 100,000 took the streets in Sao Paulo and dozens of thousands in Rio at the annual "Marcha da Maconha" (Weed March).

Victor Mariutti

BRAZIL

Why did Brazilian Workers Go on Strike?

April 29, 2017 | Yesterday there was a massive general strike in Brazil. Why did the workers refuse to go to work and take the streets in mass protests?

Victor Mariutti

BRAZIL

The Largest Brazilian General Strike in Decades

April 28, 2017 | Make the capitalists pay for the crisis! The largest Brazilian general strike in decades is going on now!

BRAZIL

Brazilian General Strike Begins With Roadblocks and Police Repression

April 28, 2017 | There are pickets and roadblocks in cities around the country. In places like Sao Paulo and Rio, there has been repression. The Brazilian working class is fighting back against austerity and (...)

MEXICO

Internationalism and the Mexican Working Class

April 27, 2017 | Internationalism is a strategic necessity. As the Mexican working class begins to mobilize, workers in the US and Mexico must unite against the capitalists and the (...)

Jimena Vergara

MEXICO

Mexico: So Far From God, so Close to the United States

April 26, 2017 | US imperialist penetration in Mexico exists on many levels, profing off of the flow of goods, but limiting the flow of people. The War on Drugs, as well as the huge demand for drugs created an (...)

Jimena Vergara

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

BRAZIL

New Subcontracting Law Threatens Black Women

April 10, 2017 | The Brazilian government recently voted to expand subcontracting, a policy that will disproportionately affect Black women.

Victor Mariutti

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.

PETITION

Military Dictatorship: We Will Not Forgive, We Will Not Forget

April 06, 2017 | After the Operation Condor Trial ruling, relatives of the detained and disappeared have started an international petition demanding due trial and punishment for the (...)

LATIN AMERICA

General Strike Paralyzes French Guiana

April 01, 2017 | Guiana, the unofficial French colony in South America, has been paralyzed by strikes and mass protests since Monday, March 27th. The Guianan people are demanding an end to rising crime and (...)

Ivan Matewan

BRAZIL

Towards a General Strike? Massive Brazilian Work Stoppages on March 15

March 17, 2017 | On the afternoon on March 15th, all major Brazilian cities were shaken by major protests against proposed cuts to retirement benefits and a loosening of labor regulations. The day began with (...)

Victor Mariutti

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

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