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Party of Socialist Workers (PTS), Argentina

The Mockery of “National Dialogue” and an Austerity Plan by Decree

On December 10, Argentina’s President-elect Mauricio Macri assumed his position in the Casa Rosada. Already within the first few days, he began to apply an austerity agenda.

Gloria Grinberg

December 22, 2015

Nicolas Del Caño Rejects Macri’s Invitation

Here, we present excerpts from a letter addressed to Macri by former presidential candidate Nicolas Del Caño of the Left and Workers’ Front (FIT).

Gloria Grinberg

December 22, 2015

“For socialism! For internationalism! For bread and for roses!”

On October 10-12, the 30th annual National Women's Meeting (Encuentro Nacional de Mujeres) took place in the coastal city of Mar del Plata, Argentina. There, the Left and the Workers’ Front (FIT) joined Pan y Rosas, a national women's organization organized by the PTS with sister organizations in Uruguay, Mexico, Brazil and Spain.

Left Voice

October 27, 2015

Sixty-Five Thousand Strong at National Women’s Meeting

On October 10-12, the 30th annual National Women's Meeting (Encuentro Nacional de Mujeres) took place in the coastal city of Mar del Plata, Argentina. There, the Left and the Workers’ Front (FIT) joined Pan y Rosas, a national women's organization advanced by the PTS with sister organizations in Uruguay, Mexico, Brazil and Spain.

Gloria Grinberg

October 23, 2015

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.

Fernando Rosso

October 22, 2015

The Left Alternative to Peronism

Originally published on Jacobin, October 22 , 2015 /Argentines go to the polls Sunday. What’s the state of the country’s left, electorally and in the streets?

Todd Chretien

October 22, 2015

Nicolás Del Caño and the Left in the Presidential Debate

For the first time ever last Sunday, Argentina’s presidential debate was publicly broadcasted on live television. Front-running candidate -- and Kirchner’s favorite -- Daniel Scioli was a no-show. During the debate, dissident peronist Sergio Massi and Cambiemos leader Mauricio Macri (Mayor of Buenos Aires) failed to gain ground. Left and Workers’ Front (FIT) leader Nicolás del Caño (MP) made a strong case.

Gloria Grinberg

October 9, 2015

On the Rise of the Frente De Izquierda (FIT) in Argentina: A Debate on the Idea Of “Broad Parties”

On August 9, the national primary elections, known as the PASO*, were held in Argentina.

Jimena Vergara

August 28, 2015

Two Different Paths: Syriza and Podemos or the FIT?

Last Sunday’s primary elections in Argentina closed with great celebrations. Running under a revolutionary working-class program, the Left and Workers’ Front (FIT) presented two separate slates for the first time since its formation in 2011. The FIT’s election results offer important considerations for the international left.

Jimena Vergara

August 14, 2015