Victory in Argentina against Imperialist Mining
After massive mobilizations in Mendoza, Argentina, the government was forced to back off from polluting open-pit mining.
Ana RiveraJanuary 4, 2020
Primaries in Argentina: Right Loses in a Landslide, Revolutionary Socialist Left Wins 700,000 Votes
The primary elections in Argentina on Sunday were a stunning defeat for right-wing president Mauricio Macri. The center-left opposition under Cristina Kirchner won almost 50% of the votes. Despite strong polarization, the Workers' Left Front, a coalition of revolutionary socialist groups, won almost 700,000 votes.
Nathaniel FlakinAugust 12, 2019
On Yellow Vests, Unions, and Intellectuals
The gilets jaunes (Yellow Vests) are breathing new life into an international scene brimming with “organic crises” but lacking hegemony. Similarities and differences are noted between Macri and Macron according to Argentine literary and cultural critic Beatriz Sarlo, and a comparison is made between Brazil in 2013 and France today with regard to the institutionalist “essentialism” of Brazilian philosophy professor Marilena Chaui.
Matías MaielloDecember 17, 2018
Argentina on the Brink
The peso plummets 30% in two days, President Mauricio Macri announces new austerity measures and popular resistance grows.
Juan CSeptember 6, 2018
Massive Mobilizations in Defense of Public Education in Argentina
After four weeks, the fight waged by university professors for a better salary and working conditions has turned into a serious political crisis for the government.
Nicolás DaneriSeptember 3, 2018
Argentina: Peso in Free Fall as Thousands Mobilize Against Macri and the IMF
In the past few hours, the Argentine peso has been devalued from 35 pesos to the dollar to 40 pesos to the dollar. What is going on?
Leo ZinoAugust 30, 2018
Argentine Socialists Fight for Abortion Rights in Congress and in the Streets
Left Voice interviews three socialists fighting for abortion rights in Argentina: a member of the National Congress, a member of Buenos Aires' city council and the founder of Argentina's largest socialist feminist group, Pan y Rosas.
Andrea D'AtriJuly 4, 2018
Hundreds of Thousands of Workers Protest Layoffs in Argentina
On Wednesday, hundreds of thousands of workers participated in a massive labor march called for by the major Argentine unions.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaFebruary 23, 2018
A New Wave of Workers’ Struggles in Argentina
The resistance movement sparked by President Macri's pension reform continues through new workers' struggles against layoffs. The Left and Workers' Front calls for the coordination of all popular struggles and for a plan for a general strike.
Nicolás DaneriFebruary 20, 2018
Argentina’s New Austerity
Recent pension cuts backed by Argentine President Mauricio Macri have elicited vigorous popular protest.
Juan CJanuary 10, 2018