Primary elections in the Left and Workers’ Front: PTS slate
Nicolas del Caño and Myriam Bregman of the PTS will compete with the Altamira-Giordano slate to represent the FIT (Left and Workers’ Front) for the Presidential and Vice Presidential Elections.
Gloria GrinbergJune 23, 2015
ARGENTINA: Successful election for the Left and Workers’ Front
Noelia Barbeito, a 33 year-old teacher and a member of the Socialist Workers Party (Partido de los Trabajodores Socialistas, PTS) representing the Left and Workers' Front obtained 10,39 % of the votes in the gubernatorial race in Mendoza province on Sunday. The coalition headed by the center-right Radical Party (UCR) defeated Kirchnerist candidate and other opposition parties to win the election.
Celeste MurilloJune 22, 2015
The “United Front” as a justification for fighting candidacies
Debates within the Left and Workers’ Front (FIT) in Argentina.
Fredy LizarragueJune 16, 2015
ARGENTINA: The Scope of a New Strike
In a strike that took place all over the country, the Left and fighting sectors raised their voices within the transportation strike and “piquetes” (roadblocks), aside from bureaucratic unions, demanding the rights of all the workers.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJune 12, 2015
Chile: 200 thousand people take to the streets in a new nationwide march for Education
Photo: La Izquierda Diario Chile Spanish version from La Izquierda Diario Chile Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Santiago and a number of regions throughout the country in opposition to the Government proposed education reforms. The professors took the lead, firmly stating that the current Carrera Profesional Docente (a regulation governing the career path […]
La Izquierda Diario ChileJune 11, 2015
Argentina marches for women’s lives
In downtown Buenos Aires, the march grew so massive that it was almost impossible to move, and participants had to wait their turn to take even one step forward. Estimates range between 300,000 and 500,000, making it one of the biggest protests in recent history.
Andrea D'AtriJune 10, 2015
Amidst growing workers’ discontent with Dilma and PT, Brazil’s Conlutas union holds its second conference
There’s a growing discontent in Brazil’s large working class that was partially expressed by two minor “national days of strikes and protests” held by most trade unions in Brazil, An upsurge in industrial unemployment comes hand in hand with austerity package bills that cut down on social security benefits and the budget of important programs as in the Federal Universities, amongst other ares.
Tatiana CozzarelliJune 10, 2015
National Strike in Argentina: voices from the Left
Photo: Enfoque Rojo Rubén Matu (Lear), member of the comision interna (shop floor commission): “We have been meeting up with comrades from different companies and groups, and coordinating our actions. We have our own demands -> http://www.laizquierdadiario.com/ARGENTINA-Why-we-strike]…” “The Kirchnerist administration says this is a “National and popular” government, but workers had already organized five national […]
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJune 9, 2015