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Polemic | On the FIT-UNITY Programme

After the end of the first phase of the electoral campaign, we find it necessary to start a debate with the organisations that are part of the FIT-U, aiming at advancing the debate with the vanguard that has been following it. By Ricardo García Therefore, we publish a summary of the...

Mercosur-EU Agreement: a Bad Deal For the Working Class

European Union and Mercosur officials signed an agreement on July 28 which is meant to increase trade between 28 European countries and the four members of Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay). By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup The main benefactor is the European industrial sector as taxes to access Mercosur markets will...

Mercosur and the European Union: One Step More Towards Becoming a Colony

            The free commerce deal between Mercosur and the European Union (EU), announce with fireworks and fanfare by Bolsonaro and celebrated by the press, reaffirms the submission of the country to the big international economic groups. And deepens the role of Mercosur and Brazil as colonies and suppliers of...

Miners’ Victory in Argentina

Six-hundred Argentinian mining workers win labor dispute in El Aguilar Mine in Jujuy province. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup On June 25, the transnational company Glencore accept their main demands after one-week-long strike. The workers will have full payment for June, the tyrannical manager Javier Ruiz Dias is out and working conditions will...

Letter By Daniel Ruiz To The International Delegation

Letter by Daniel Ruiz to the IWL-FI and the international delegation that visited him in jail Marcos Paz Prison, June 28, 2019 To my IWL-FI comrades To the international delegation visiting Argentina To MIT , PSTU , PT It is very difficult to express in words a feeling that goes beyond the known. The...

We Stand With Daniel Ruiz and Sebastián Romero For The Elections!

The Argentinian Left and Workers Front – FIT – added by the MST, Poder Popular (People’s Power) and our party, PSTU, presented their candidates in a press conference. Our comrade Daniel Ruiz, who is a political prisoner, was nominated a candidate for Federal Deputy in the Chubut Province, Patagonia,...

Letter Of Daniel Ruiz On The 9th Month Of His Incarceration

On the 9th month of my imprisonment: go on resisting with struggle and organizing First, in my name and in that of my family, I give you my thanks for all the support, solidarity, financial help and the commitment for my immediate freedom. While our working class, the youth, the social...

Argentina Rejects Bolsonaro – Here your hate is not welcome!

This was the slogan of a huge demonstration in “Plaza de Mayo”, downtown Buenos Aires, against the presence of Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro in Argentinian territory. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup President Jair Bolsonaro traveled to Argentina to show his support for current president Mauricio Macri who is standing for elections to...

General Strike Against Macri

Argentinean workers carried out a strong general strike on May 29. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup Public transport, schools, universities and banks did not work. Main roads were blocked and no flights were operated in the airports. Called by the main labor federations, the workers demand increase in wages to meet 55% inflation standards. They...

Rally Demand Free Daniel Ruiz Now!

Five hundred people attended a rally demanding freedom for activist Daniel Ruiz under heavy rain in Buenos Aires’ Plaza del Congreso in front of National Parliament last May 9, 2019. CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup May 19, 2019 Around 20 organizations - Human Rights NGOs, Labour Unions and political parties and personalities – addressed...

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