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Argentina: Building the General Strike Against the Right-Wing Milei Government

Defeating the Milei government’s reactionary agenda will require independent working-class organization in Argentina.

Fredy Lizarrague

January 8, 2024

Milei and the Extreme Right’s Handbook in a Period of Global Crisis

In his inauguration speech, Milei compared the current historical juncture to the fall of the Berlin Wall. But the situation could not be more different.

Claudia Cinatti

December 29, 2023

Milei’s Shock Therapy and the Workers’ Response

Milei’s right-wing government has launched an all-out attack on workers’ rights and an economic program tailored to business’ interests. A tumultuous period of class struggle lies ahead, for which the outcome is still open.

Juan Cruz Ferre

December 26, 2023

Tens of Thousands of Argentinians Protest Milei’s Pro-IMF Austerity Plan and Authoritarian Policies

Despite threats of violence and heavy repression, thousands of working people in Argentina have taken to the streets to protest far-right President Javier Milei’s full-frontal austerity policies.

Maryam Alaniz

December 22, 2023

Solidarity with Myriam Bregman, Socialist Congresswoman in Argentina, Under Attack for Her Defense of Palestine

Myriam Bregman, the candidate of the Workers Left Front, received almost 3 percent of votes in Argentina’s presidential election. She has been subject to false accusations of antisemitism due to her consistent defense of Palestinians. Hundreds of activists and politicians from around the world expressed their solidarity with this open letter.

In Argentina, a Surprise Finish for the Establishment While the Trotskyists Add to Their Congressional Seats

The far-right Javier Milei suffered a setback in Sunday’s elections. But voting the lesser evil won’t deal a definitive blow to the Right. That’s only achieved through building a socialist alternative for the working class.

Robert Belano

October 25, 2023

International Statement in Support of the Left and Workers Front — Unity (FIT-U) in the Argentinian Elections

Hundreds of activists, intellectuals, trade union leaders, and political organizations from all over the world have signed this declaration in support of the Workers Left Front — Unity (FITU) in the Argentinian elections this Sunday.

Anti-Imperialism: The Socialist Candidate in Argentina Refused to Meet with the US Ambassador

We republish a letter by Argentinian socialist and presidential candidate Myriam Bregman, declining to meet with the U.S. ambassador, expressing solidarity with the U.S. working class and oppressed, and denouncing imperialist intervention in Latin America.

Myriam Bregman

October 10, 2023

At Argentina’s Presidential Debate, Far-Right Milei Got Slapped Down by Socialist Bregman

On Sunday, five candidates in Argentina's presidential elections faced off on live TV. Socialist Myriam Bregman showed that far-right economist Javier Milei, who won a surprise victory in the primaries, was no "libertarian lion" — he's a "cuddly kitten of the rich and powerful."

Nathaniel Flakin

October 2, 2023