Myriam Bregman

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.

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)

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.

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.

Kirchnerists Vote for Argentina’s Surrender to Vulture Funds

Macri’s conservative government won a crucial vote in the Senate to lock Argentina into paying billions to the “vulture funds” – predatory hedge funds that acquire public debt through defaulting nations for a fraction of the true value and engaging in legal action to enforce full payment.

First Strike against Macri’s government

Public employees in Argentina have launched the first public sector strike with massive protests against Mauricio Macri’s government. They are fighting against layoffs and the criminalization of protest.

The Left and Workers’ Front Facing History

Political stagnation of government-backed Scioli and opposition candidates Massa and Macri (both center-right). The Left’s past and present performances in the presidential elections. Doors opening to a great challenge.