Nicolás del Caño
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
What if a Trotskyist Were Part of the Presidential Debate?
The Democratic Debate on Tuesday was boring. But the presidential debate last Sunday in Argentina was something completely different, thanks to Trotskyist presidential candidate Nicolás del Caño. He called the president of Argentina "Trump's bootlicker” and denounced the IMF’s role in Ecuador. We present the highlights.
Nathaniel FlakinOctober 16, 2019
The Revolutionary Socialist Left in Argentina Is Preparing for a Massive Rally This Saturday
On October 5, the Workers Left Front—Unity (FIT-U) in Argentina will hold a rally in Buenos Aires. Thousands of people are expected to fill one of the widest avenues in the world. There will be simultaneous rallies in cities across the country.
Nathaniel FlakinOctober 1, 2019
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
The Socialist Left in Argentina Ready for Primary Elections on Sunday
This Sunday, primary elections will take place across Argentina. The Workers Left Front (FIT in Spanish) is poised to get hundreds of thousands of votes. This coalition is a model for the international left.
Gloria GrinbergAugust 11, 2019
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 CSeptember 25, 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 Party for the Battles to Come
With thousands of people in the U.S. embracing socialist ideas the question of how to build a party becomes a critical one. While important lessons can be drawn from the biggest socialist parties of the 20th century, we should also keep an eye on the present struggles of the working class.
Nicolás DaneriJanuary 23, 2018