Defying Repression: Socialist Electeds in Argentina Show Us What Revolutionary Parliamentarism Looks Like
Workers in Argentina are defying police repression and fighting back against the far-right government’s shock therapy. Trotskyist members of congress are not just protesting inside the chamber — they are on the front lines of the demonstrations, getting pepper sprayed and shot with rubber bullets.
Nathaniel FlakinFebruary 9, 2024
Solidarity with Myriam Bregman, Socialist Congresswoman in Argentina, Under Attack for Her Defense of Palestine
Myriam Bregman, the candidate of the Workers Left Front, received almost 3 percent of votes in Argentina’s presidential election. She has been subject to false accusations of antisemitism due to her consistent defense of Palestinians. Hundreds of activists and politicians from around the world expressed their solidarity with this open letter.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaNovember 15, 2023
A Historic Result for the Left Front in Argentina: Almost 1.3 Million Votes and Four Seats in Congress
At the midterm elections on Sunday, the center-left government of Alberto Fernández suffered a defeat. The Left Front, a coalition of working-class socialist groups, had its best result ever, with 1,270,540 votes across the country. This is an inspiration for socialists around the world.
Nathaniel FlakinNovember 15, 2021
Fed Up with AOC? Meet Myriam Bregman
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is known around the world as a socialist in the U.S. Congress. Yet she has disappointed supporters on the Left by voting to fund ICE and the Israeli war machine. Are all elected officials going to betray us? We compare AOC's record to that of Myriam Bregman, the socialist congressmember from Argentina.
Nathaniel FlakinOctober 27, 2021
Revolutionaries in Parliament
Following the U.S. Midterm elections, a contest which provided no principled choice for working class voters, Left Voice interviewed Myriam Bregman and Nicolás Del Caño, two representatives of the PTS (Socialist Workers Party) for their views on how revolutionaries can use electoral politics to advance class struggle. Bregman is currently a city legislator in Buenos Aires and Del Caño serves in Argentina’s national congress.
Left VoiceNovember 22, 2018
Argentina: Left Front Congressman Nicolas del Caño Receives Death Threats
“Hello disgusting lefty. I’m leaving you this [drawing of military dictator Rafael] Videla so that you think better what you do.” On Monday, Argentine congressman Nicolás del Caño received death threats on his mobile phone. Del Caño is a former presidential candidate and a national representative for the Frente de Izquierda (Workers’ Left Front)
Juan Cruz FerreSeptember 25, 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
Congressmember Myriam Bregman receives death threats
Earlier this week, renowned human rights lawyer and Congressmember Myriam Bregman (PTS) received threats to her life, after denouncing the bureaucratic leadership of the National Oil Workers’ Union and challenging labor reforms.
Left VoiceSeptember 9, 2016
Argentina: May Day Rally Against the Coup in Brazil
For this year's International Workers' Day, the Partido de los Trabajadores Socialistas (PTS) of the Left and Workers' Front (FIT) is calling for a demonstration at the Brazilian Embassy in Buenos Aires to denounce the institutional coup in Brazil and support the youth and workers who are resisting austerity policies.
Left VoiceApril 27, 2016