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Building “A Real Alternative to the Bosses’ Parties”: Interview with Argentinian Socialist Congresswoman Myriam Bregman

Socialist feminist leader, congress member and presidential candidate Myriam Bregman spoke with Jacobin Latin America about the record of the Peronists in government, the new far right, and the necessity of a true alternative for working people.

Myriam Bregman

August 13, 2023

After a Day of National Mobilizations, What Will It Take to Defeat the Coup in Peru?

On July 19, people across Peru expressed their continued desire to fight the coup regime of Dina Boluarte. For the class struggle to develop, it is essential that leadership unite the different sectors in struggle against the weak regime, the capitalist institutions, and imperialism, which brought about this crisis.

Samuel Karlin

July 21, 2023

Free Natalia Morales, Luciano Godoy, and All Political Prisoners in Jujuy, Argentina!

Natalia Morales, an elected deputy of the PTS and FIT-U and Luciano Godoy, a journalist for Left Voice’s sister network La Izquierda Diario are among the dozens of protesters who have been arrested in the midst of fierce repression in Jujuy, Argentina, where a massive struggle for the right to protest and for teachers’ wages has exploded in the impoverished region. We call on activists, workers, and organizations of the U.S. Left to denounce the repression and send solidarity with the struggle of workers and the oppressed in Jujuy.

Left Voice

June 17, 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 Morris

January 26, 2023

The Peruvian Uprising: Massive Protests Demand the Fall of the Coup Regime and a Constituent Assembly

Peru has erupted in a massive uprising demanding that President Dina Boluarte resign, that the current Congress be shut down, and that a new constitution be established. The protests are the culmination of years of political oppression of the country’s indigenous communities, drastic poverty rates and precarity for Peru’s workers and poor, and a political regime that continues the legacy of Alberto Fujimori’s dictatorship.

A Socialist Perspective on the Crisis in Peru

The longstanding political crisis in Peru is deepened by the Bonapartist moves of Castillo and the parliamentary coup against him. Our comrades in Peru explain the crisis and a way forward for the Peruvian working class and oppressed.

Confronting Bolsonaro and the Far Right Requires Working Class Independence

Socialist candidates Marcello Pablito and Maíra Machado discuss the political situation in Brazil ahead of this Sunday's elections and the challenges for the working class and the oppressed.

Paul Ginestá

October 1, 2022

Elections in Colombia: A Rejection of Establishment Politics, but No Genuine Relief for the Working Class

Gustavo Petro and Rodolfo Hernández’s advance to the second round in Colombia’s presidential elections represent a rejection of the establishment that has ruled the country for decades. But neither candidate will be able to resolve the economic and social tensions faced by Colombians.

Mexican Autoworkers Win Major Victory at GM Plant

Workers at General Motors’ pickup-truck plant in the city of Silao, in the central state of Guanajuato, Mexico, voted to be represented by the independent labor union SINTTIA — a big win for workers trying to self-organize for better working conditions and pay.

K.S. Mehta

February 4, 2022