Category: Latin America

“Equality in law does not mean equality in life”

We interviewed Virginia Guitzel, a trans public health worker who lives in Santo Andre, Sao Paulo. Here she discusses the connections between capitalism and trans oppression, as well as the way forward for trans liberation.

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.

Border militarization on the rise

US congressman Henry Cuellar announced last Wednesday that two Black Hawk high-tech helicopters would be sent to patrol the Mexico-Laredo border.

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.

“Equality in law does not mean equality in life”

We interviewed Virginia Guitzel, a trans public health worker who lives in Santo Andre, Sao Paulo. Here she discusses the connections between capitalism and trans oppression, as well as the way forward for trans liberation.

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.

Border militarization on the rise

US congressman Henry Cuellar announced last Wednesday that two Black Hawk high-tech helicopters would be sent to patrol the Mexico-Laredo border.

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.

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 of education workers in the form of evaluations and incentives) does not represent them and that the mobilizations will continue while the students march arm and arm for free education and against political repression. Will the Government continue to ignore the demands of those taking