A Massive Rally By The Revolutionary Socialist Left In Argentina Was A Message To The Powerful

By Nathaniel Flakin, Leftvoice.org -

The largest avenue in the world, the 9 de Julio in the middle of Buenos Aires, was blocked off on Saturday afternoon. Thousands of socialists gathered in front of the Obelisk, Argentina’s [...]

Six Things We Can Learn From The Socialist Left In Argentina

By Nathaniel Flakin, Leftvoice.org -

On Sunday, revolutionary socialists in Argentina got 700,000 votes in the primary elections. The Workers Left Front—Unity (Frente de Izquierda y de los Trabajadores–Unidad) is the most successful [...]

History Often Proceeds By Jumps And Zigzags

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental Institute for Social Research. -

As one door sharply bangs shut in Kashmir, another opens in Argentina. That is the nature of our struggles. In 1859, Friedrich Engels wrote, ‘History often proceeds by jumps and zig-zags’. To [...]

Opposition Delivers A Blow To Macri In Argentina’s Primary Elections

By Luis Bruschtein, Resumen-english.org -

Yesterday Argentine President Mauricio Macri recognized it was “a bad election” without giving any figures, without explaining why, he did not speak in public to the Argentinean people, rather [...]

In Argentina, Over A Million March In Honor Of Victims Of US-Backed Military Dictatorship

By Tanya Wadhwa, Peoplesdispatch.org -

On the Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice, over a million Argentinians mobilized to remember the 30,000 victims of the last military dictatorship in Argentina. On March 24, 1976 a US-backed [...]

Argentine Unions Make X-mas Feast Protest In Front Of Congress

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Unions and social movements in Argentina are spending Christmas Eve on the steps of Congress to prepare a holiday dinner for those without a home in protest of government austerity measures that [...]

Mothers Of Argentina’s Disappeared March Against G20

By Amy Booth, Aljazeera.com -

Buenos Aires, Argentina - Every Thursday since 1977, a group of women march around the Plaza de Mayo, the square in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires, where the presidential palace is located. [...]

Argentina Goes Back To The IMF, Opening Floodgates For Neoliberal Intervention And Structural Adjustment

By Staff, The Tricontinental -

Argentina. After 15 years of distancing itself from the grip of IMF policies, in May 2018 Argentina went back to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) under the watch of President Mauricio Macri. [...]

Realities And Challenges Of Recuperated Workplaces In Argentina

By Ricardo Vaz, Mronline.org -

Facultad Abierta (Open School) is something that in Latin America is usually known as a University Extension, understood as the university function that is dedicated to the community. Usually [...]

Unions Bring Argentina to a Standstill As Macri Meets Bankers

By Telesur. -

On Tuesday at midnight, Argentina’s General Confederation of Workers (CGT) began its 24-hour general strike against Mauricio Macri’s austerity policies. On Monday, the Argentine Workers’ Central [...]

If You Care Nothing Of Starvation, You Are Not A Socialist

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute of Social Research. -

Sentiments whip back and forth – a museum with ancient artefacts burns to the ground in Brazil as India’s Supreme Court decriminalises homosexuality. The first - the fire in Brazil - should [...]

Is Cristina Fernandez A Victim Of A Political Persecution?

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

For the journalist Stella Calloni, against the former president of Argentina, the same script used in Brazil against Lula da Silva is being repeated. The Senate of Argentina discussed Wednesday [...]

Argentina’s New $50 Billion IMF Loan Is Designed To Replay Its 2001 Crisis

By Sharmini Peries, Therealnews.com -

For several months now. Argentines have been taking to the streets to protest against neoliberal austerity measures of President Mauricio Macri. The most recent such protest took place on July 9 [...]

New Study Finds Links Between RoundUp (Glyphosate) Herbicide And Fetal Defects

By Whitney Webb, Mintpressnews.com -

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA – A new study conducted by Argentinian researchers has found that glyphosate – the controversial herbicide marketed by Monsanto (now Bayer) as RoundUp – causes significant [...]

Argentina: Protests Against IMF As G20 Ministers Convene

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

IMF chief Christine Lagarde praised the economic policies promoted by president Macri and rejected by vast sectors of Argentine society. Argentines welcomed International Monetary Fund (IMF) [...]