La Izquierda Diario Argentina
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The ‘Insorgiamo!’ Movement in Italy: Take Back a Factory, Organize a City, Fight for Everything
On Sunday, May 15, a national public assembly organized by the “Insorgiamo!” — “We are Rising up!” — movement will be held in Florence, Italy. The movement began with the struggle against a factory closure and the workers’ efforts to reopen it, and from there has taken up other social demands.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaMay 14, 2022
As Germany Increases Its Military Budget, Weapons Companies’ Stocks Rise by 85%
Imperialist powers are using Russia’s brutal aggression against Ukraine as part of a process of rearmament. The world’s large arms manufacturers are cheering around the world.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaMarch 1, 2022
Colombia Decriminalizes Abortion
Colombia’s Constitutional Court decriminalized abortion on Monday, February 21 — another step in the “Green Tide” that has been sweeping Latin America since the feminist movement in Argentina won the legalization of abortion.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaFebruary 22, 2022
Israel Forces Palestinians to Demolish their Own Homes
Thirteen Palestinians, including five children, were left homeless in “self-demolitions” forced by the Israeli occupation. It is a particularly brutal method of Zionist oppression and displacement of the Palestinian people.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaFebruary 1, 2022
Military Coup in Burkina Faso Is a Preemptive Strike Against Continuing Social Unrest
After a night of army mutiny in the west African country of Burkina Faso, soldiers on Monday, January 24, arrested the president and several government ministers in a coup d’état.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJanuary 26, 2022
“Black Monday”: World’s Stock Markets Fall in Reaction to the Fed and Ukraine
Global stock markets took a serious tumble on Monday as fears over inflation and the conflict in Ukraine affected trading. It has been a bad year so far in capitalism’s network of casinos.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJanuary 25, 2022
Kazakhstan Government Resigns amid Protests Over High Fuel Prices
The president accepted his government’s resignation and declared a state of emergency in two regions.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJanuary 6, 2022
Sudan’s Prime Minister Resigns after New Mass Protests
Protests against the Sudanese military’s restoration to power of the very prime minister it overthrew in a coup have driven him from office again. Now protesters are aiming at taking down the military junta itself.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJanuary 4, 2022
Worker Protest at Foxconn iPhone Factory In India Forces the Bosses to Improve Labor Conditions
Thousands of women workers at an iPhone assembly factory in India said “enough” last week and protested their horrible working and living conditions. Their actions forced the company to close the plant and make improvements.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJanuary 2, 2022
Barbados Becomes a Republic
On Tuesday, Barbados dropped Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and became a republic. This was a result of the accelerated unrest after last year’s anti-racist and anti-colonial demonstrations around the world sparked by the murder of George Floyd. Another factor was the United Kingdom’s ongoing mistreatment of West Indian migrants.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaDecember 2, 2021
Israel Labels Six Leading Palestinian NGOs as Terrorist Groups
In an an attempt to silence organizations that denounce the brutality of its actions against Palestinians, Israel has designated six Palestinian NGOs as terrorist groups.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaOctober 24, 2021
Lester Calderón, the Chilean Worker Who Wants to Bring the Voice of the Workers to Congress
Lester Calderón is a union leader in an explosives factory in Antofagasta, Chile’s mining capital. He is a member of the Revolutionary Workers Party (PTR) who unexpectedly garnered 13 percent of the votes for governor in May. Now he’s running for Congress.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaOctober 9, 2021
330,000 Children Sexually Abused in the French Catholic Church Since 1950
Once again, the rampant abuse of children in the Catholic Church has been revealed — this time in France.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaOctober 6, 2021
Tunisia: Thousands Protest President Saied’s Power Grab
Protests in Tunis last Saturday mark the first major demonstration in Tunisia since President Kais Saied seized power and dismissed parliament in July.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaSeptember 22, 2021
Alejandro Vilca, the Socialist Sanitation Worker in Argentina Fighting to Enter Congress
Socialist sanitation worker Alejandro Vilcas won 24 percent of the votes in the province of Jujuy, Argentina. He is fighting to enter Congress in November as national deputy.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaSeptember 15, 2021
Environmental Activists Are Being Murdered in Record Numbers
As the climate crisis intensifies, hundreds of land defenders around the world are being murdered by corporations, land owners, and the states that defend them.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaSeptember 15, 2021
Afghan Refugees Forced to Wait in Hellish Conditions in Qatar’s Refugee Camps
U.S. embassy employees at the U.S. air base in Doha, have denounced the unsanitary, overcrowded, and inhumane conditions in which Afghan refugees are being held. Such circumstances are the direct product of the destructive two-decades long U.S. occupation of Afghanistan.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaAugust 26, 2021
A Journey Through the Life of Leon Trotsky on the Anniversary of His Assassination
Yesterday was the anniversary of the murderous attack on Leon Trotsky by a Stalinist agent. He died on this day in 1940. Here is a glimpse into the life of the great Russian revolutionary.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaAugust 21, 2021
Spain: Mass Mobilizations against Homophobic Murder Met with Government Repression
After a homophobic hate crime, thousands take to the streets.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJuly 8, 2021
Working Class Tunisians Rise Up against Police Violence
Protests began in the working-class districts of Sidi Hassine and Séjoumi in Tunis, Tunisia, after a young man died in police custody and videos of police beating a minor went viral on social media. Police violence is endemic in Tunisia, and the masses suffer unemployment, poverty, and misery a decade after the fall of Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali’s regime and the beginning of the Arab Spring.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJune 16, 2021
Workers Call for New Mobilizations in Colombia
The Duque administration and the National Committee of Paro have established a dialogue roundtable to create a solution to the conflict, but no agreement has yet been reached. The Colombian streets show that the key is popular mobilization.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJune 4, 2021
Pablo Iglesias Steps Down from Spanish Government to Avoid Electoral Defeat in Madrid
The leader of the Spanish political party Podemos announced on Monday that he would be stepping down as Vice President of the coalition government to run in the upcoming Madrid elections. The move is aimed at mitigating the crisis in Podemos, taking a step back from the central government and forcing an agreement with his former political partner, Íñigo Errejón.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaMarch 19, 2021
Bloody Wednesday in Myanmar: At Least 38 Killed in Anti-Coup Protests
Mobilizations against the military coup in Myanmar continue to be strong despite increasing repression. Last Sunday, the armed forces killed 18 people. Today became the bloodiest day so far, with at least 38 demonstrators killed.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaMarch 3, 2021
Myanmar Explodes in General Strike Against the Coup
Hundreds of thousands of workers and protesters took to the streets in Myanmar amidst threats of repression by the military government. Over the weekend, two people were killed by the police — a total of four have been killed since the movement against the coup began.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaFebruary 22, 2021
Protests Continue in Haiti Against the Government of Jovenel Moïse
Protesters in Haiti continue to demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse, who has the backing of imperialist powers. Neither the Moïse government nor the opposition parties offer a real alternative for the Haitian people.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaFebruary 16, 2021
Vaccine Imperialism: Wealthy Countries Are Hoarding Doses
Out of the 39 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine administered so far, only 25 have gone to the poorest countries in the world, according to the World Health Organization. Wealthy countries and pharmaceutical companies are putting profits before people.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJanuary 18, 2021
PTS Cofounder Miguel Lago Dies at 61: ¡Hasta el socialismo siempre!
It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of our comrade Miguel Lago, a cofounder of Argentina’s Party of Socialist Workers (PTS). Miguel was a worker-militant and leader at the Río Santiago shipyard during its decades of fierce labor struggles.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJanuary 9, 2021
Thousands of Undocumented Migrants Demand Naturalization in France
On Friday, International Migrants Day, 270 organizations in France called for demonstrations in different cities in support of an action by undocumented immigrants. French president Emmanuel Macron has condemned thousands of people to live in fear and precariousness, but many are going out into the streets to demand the normalization of status for all.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaDecember 23, 2020
Indian Workers Ambush iPhone Sweatshop to Protest Unpaid Wages
Workers in the southern city of Bangalore stormed an iPhone manufacturing plant on Saturday, breaking windows and turning over vehicles. They demand their unpaid wages, as well as better wages and working conditions.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaDecember 16, 2020