Christian "Chipy" Castillo is a sociology teacher at the University of Buenos Aires and the University of La Plata. He is a leading member of the Socialist Workers Party (PTS) in Argentina and was a deputy in the parliament of the Province of Buenos Aires from 2013-2015.
Venezuela: Against Imperialist Sanctions and for the Freedom of Working-Class and Poor Prisoners
The PTS of Argentina is proposing that the parties of the Left Unity Front begin a continuing campaign in solidarity with Venezuela that raises the struggle against imperialist sanctions and the fight for the freedom of working-class and poor prisoners.
Christian CastilloOctober 17, 2020
An Initial Assessment of the Latin American–U.S. Virtual Conference
The Virtual Latin American and the United States Conference was convened by the Workers Left Front (FIT-U) of Argentina, and it took place between July 30 and August 1. This is the initial assessment that was published in La Izquierda Diario by leaders of the Trotskyist Fraction–Fourth International.
Christian CastilloAugust 18, 2020
The Monroe Doctrine in Venezuela and the Necessity of an Anti-Imperialist Position
The attempted coup d’état in Venezuela was orchestrated by the U.S. Department of State. This imperialist offensive is part of the Trump administration’s shift in U.S. policy toward Latin America. We need a massive anti-imperialist campaign against this.
Christian CastilloMarch 7, 2019
Lula’s Proscription, Judiciary Power and the Meaning of Democracy
Those on the left who refuse to defend Lula’s right to run for president are failing not only to act as good revolutionary socialists, but even as consistent democrats.
Christian CastilloSeptember 12, 2018
Carrying the Torch: Revolutionary Marxism in the Neoliberal Era
A leader of the Partido de Trabajadores Socialistas (PTS) talks about the theoretical and strategic basis for the actions of the PTS in the struggle for worker control at Zanon.
Christian CastilloJuly 14, 2017
On the Legacy of a Revolutionary
The following speech was given by Chipi Castillo, a national leader of the PTS in Argentina after the death of Laura and Ezequiel, two comrades who died of CO2 poisoning. Fede, another comrade who was in the same apartment is in critical condition in the hospital. This speech was given at a special event to honor the lives of the fallen comrades with homages by co-workers, comrades and family members.
Christian CastilloJune 21, 2017
Challenging the ideology of ‘what is possible’
‘Capitalism has been unable to develop a single one of its trends to the ultimate end. Just as the concentration of wealth does not abolish the middle class, so monopoly does not abolish competition, but only bears down on it and mangles it.’ Leon Trotsky, Marxism in Our Time There is no doubt that during […]
Christian CastilloJune 8, 2009