Why We Wear Green Bandanas for Abortion Rights
The green bandana has become a symbol of the movement for safe, legal, and free abortion. Here, an Argentinian feminist explains its origins.
Celeste MurilloMay 18, 2022
Peru’s ‘Progressive’ President Sends the Police to Repress Popular Mobilizations
Protests against the rising cost of living have shaken Peru. The crisis demonstrates the dead end of “anti-neoliberal” figures like President Pedro Castillo and parties who try to administer the capitalist state.
Robert BelanoApril 9, 2022
Forty Years since Thatcher’s War Against Argentina — Lessons for Today
On April 5, 1982, the British government of Margaret Thatcher sent an armada into the South Atlantic. The war against Argentina ended with a defeat for the world working class. The results highlight why, for Marxists, anti-imperialism remains central to liberation.
Nathaniel FlakinApril 5, 2022
The Mexican Government and the Cartels: Colluding in Service of U.S. Imperialism
U.S. imperialism is to blame for the spiraling violence between drug traffickers and the armed forces in Mexico. The government of AMLO is following drug and security policies imposed by Washington.
Pablo OprinariMarch 28, 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
Peru’s President Wants the Army to Fight Petty Crime in the Streets
Peru’s president, Pedro Castillo, has made a reactionary proposal to put the military in the country’s streets as a way to fight petty crime. It’s part of his effort to regain some of the populist approval he’s been losing since his election last July.
Federico QuispeFebruary 19, 2022
“The People before the Debt!”: Thousands Demonstrate against Austerity in Puerto Rico
Teachers, health care workers, and other public sector workers came out in large numbers to protest against the government’s austerity plans and for better working conditions.
Diego SacchiFebruary 19, 2022
Myriam Bregman: Argentina’s Agreement with the IMF is a “New Colonial Pact”
In an interview with one of Argentina’s leading daily newspapers, Myriam Bregman — a member of the country’s Congress and a leader of the Left Front–Unity — criticized the current president for “legitimizing the scam perpetrated” by the former administration and proposed a “sovereign nonrecognition” of the foreign debt.
Pedro LacourFebruary 19, 2022
Chile’s Latest Assault on Democracy: 12 Parties Will Be Forced to Dissolve
A dozen smaller parties will be excluded, by law, from participating in Chile’s elections. It’s more proof that the new Boric government is just more of the same.
La Izquierda Diario ChileFebruary 12, 2022
Thousands in Brazil Take the Streets to Demand Justice for Moïse Kabagambe
On Saturday, thousands across Brazil took to the streets to demand justice for Moïse Kabagambe who was brutally murdered on January 24.
Left VoiceFebruary 6, 2022