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Kirchnerists Vote for Argentina’s Surrender to Vulture Funds

Macri's conservative government won a crucial vote in the Senate to lock Argentina into paying billions to the “vulture funds” – predatory hedge funds that acquire public debt through defaulting nations for a fraction of the true value and engaging in legal action to enforce full payment.

Fernando Scolnik

April 8, 2016

For an Anticapitalist in Mexico City’s Constituent Assembly

Against all odds, Sergio Moissen, socialist professor and independent candidate, managed to hand in more than 80,000 signatures to the National Electoral Institute (INE).

There is Money for the Olympics, but not for Education

Students in Rio de Janiero are taking to the streets to fight for quality education and in support of the teachers strikes. The dire conditions of public schools and the lack of investment in education contrasts with the vast spending on the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

April 4, 2016

Imperialism’s advance in Cuba

With his historic visit to Havana on March 22, Obama met his objective of consolidating a new policy toward Cuba – one of “dialogue and cooperation.” In doing so, he has laid the foundation for the return of North American capital – after having been expelled from the island over half a century ago – as part of the gradual process of capitalist restoration propelled by Raúl Castro.

Diego Dalai

April 2, 2016

Obama’s Visit to Latin America and the Political Conjuncture

After Havana, Obama came to Argentina. The world’s chief representative of vulture imperialism used his trip to reinforce the steps being taken to advance the United States’ “return” to Latin America. Of course, it never left – but today, the U.S. is finding opportunities presented by South America’s landscape of economic crises and reactionary winds to recuperate greater authority in the region.

Eduardo Molina

March 31, 2016

OBAMA: APOLOGY NOT ACCEPTED

Within days of releasing her biographical documentary film about recovering her identity, Maria Victoria Moyano Artigas responds to Obama.

Left Voice

March 30, 2016

“We Fight Against Racism: Justice for Massar Ba!”

Senegalese human rights activist Massar Ba was murdered earlier this month in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. He was found on the street, brutally beaten. Activists and members of the Senegalese community protest and demand an investigation.

Agrupación Xango

March 29, 2016

Letter to the XXIII Congress of the Partido Obrero

In the lead-up to the Congress of the Partido Obrero (PO - Workers’ Party) being held this weekend, the leadership of the Partido de los Trabajadores Socialistas (PTS – Socialist Workers’ Party) sent the following proposals to their comrades in the Frente de Izquierda y Trabajadores (FIT - Left and Workers’ Front).

Left Voice

March 29, 2016

We’ll Take All the Plazas

Around 6 thousand people marched with the PTS to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the military coup.

Tre Kwon

March 25, 2016