Historic Election for the Anticapitalist Left in Jujuy, Argentina
Alejandro Vilca, Trotskyist, sanitation worker and representative of the Workers’ Left Front socialist coalition, earned 13 percent of the vote in Sunday’s gubernatorial election. It’s an achievement unmatched in 40 years.
Tatiana CozzarelliMay 9, 2023
SOUTHCOM Chief Aims to Increase Imperialist Plunder of Latin America’s Resources
U.S. Southern Command Chief Laura Richardson has expressed interest in lithium and other natural resources in South America. It shows the country’s commitment to corporate profits at the expense of workers, Indigenous people, and the environment.
Luigi MorrisJanuary 26, 2023
Ni Una Menos: Inspiration from Argentina for the Trans Rights Movement
We should take inspiration from the Ni Una Menos movement in Latin America, which fought against femicides and laid the groundwork for the successful struggle for abortion rights. They chart the way forward in our struggle for trans rights and for bodily autonomy for all.
Ezra BrainJune 3, 2022
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
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
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
Labor Unions, Environmentalists, and Indigenous People Unite to Defeat Mining Interests in Argentina
A zoning law would have opened up the southern Argentinian province of Chubut to large-scale mining by multinational corporations. But the law was defeated in just five days by an alliance of environmentalists, workers, youth, and indigenous people. Their fight points the way forward for other movements around the world.
Marisela TrevinDecember 27, 2021
Why Is Jacobin Ignoring Socialists in Argentina?
Revolutionary Socialists in Argentina got 1.3 million votes and elected four representatives to congress. The most popular leftist publication in the United States is ignoring them. This can’t be an oversight.
Nathaniel FlakinDecember 15, 2021
35,000 Argentinians Mobilize Against the IMF — Workers Around the World Must Join this Fight
New negotiations over Argentina’s fraudulent and illegitimate foreign debt prompted a rally of tens of thousands denouncing the predatory IMF. Workers all over the world should join their bold stand against imperialism.
Sam CarlinerDecember 14, 2021
Ireland and Argentina Won Abortion Rights through Struggle. Protecting Our Rights Here Won’t Be Any Different
Abortion rights are under threat in the United States. As the abortion movements in Ireland and Argentina have shown, the right to free, safe, and legal abortions can only be won through combative action and mass mobilization in the streets.
Emma LeeDecember 11, 2021