The Malvinas belong to Argentina

On 2 April 1982, the Argentine militarily reclaimed the South Atlantic islands, 8000 miles away from Britain, known in Argentina as the Malvinas and in Britain as the Falklands (which sounds like a Scottish island), after 149 years of British occupation. By Martin Ralph - International Socialist League In March...

Forty Years Since the Malvinas War

A trial by fire for the nascent IWL-FI! On 2 April 1982, Argentine troops landed on the Malvinas Islands (occupied and usurped by Britain since 1833), defeated the British garrison and recovered the territory. The action had been ordered by the Argentine military dictatorship, led by General Leopoldo F. Galtieri....

Argentina | Defeating the IMF Agreement

February 8, 2022 With the beginning of another agreement reached with the IMF, we begin another chapter in the chronicles of fiscal imperialism. The IMF granted Argentina the largest loan in history at the request of Mauricio Macri’s government.  As quickly as the dollars entered the country they flew out,...

Argentina | 20 years of the Argentinazo, Memories, and Lessons

December 8, 2021 During the 90s, Carlos Menem’s government unleashed a neoliberal offensive on our country. Once taking power, he allied himself with Alsogaray (a mix of Macri and Milei of yesteryear, a servant of all dictatorships), privatized national industries, handed over our sovereignty to foreign capital, accelerated the transition...

Preliminary Results for the National Election in Argentina

While the primaries (called the “PASO” as a Spanish acronym) caught the country with surprising electoral upsets for the governing coalition,, Frente De Todos (Everybody’s Front), the similar results in the general election on 14 November were less shocking. The turnout was 5 per cent higher than the primary...

J’accuse!

To the Judiciary, to the usual politicians, to the repressive forces, to the treacherous leadership... By PSTU-Argentina Daniel Ruiz’ and César Arakaki’s trials are in their final stages. After 13 months and 1 month of imprisonment respectively. After 45 hearings with dozens of witnesses. After almost 4 years of persecution of...

October 18 Unitary Rally: Free Sebastián Romero and Nullify Daniel Ruiz and Cesar Arakaki’s Trial!

The trial against Daniel Ruiz and César Arakaki is on its final days. The trial is plagued with irregularities at the service of the Prosecutor Juan García Elorreo and endorsed by Judge Javier Ríos. The Judge accepted one hundred witnesses presented by the Prosecutor, mostly policemen and public defender...

Legal Abortion in Argentina: A Great Victory

By the Unified Socialist Workers’ Party of Argentina (PSTU, Spanish: Partido Socialista de los Trabajadores Unificado) and Lucha Mujer (English: Women’s Struggle), translated to English by Dolores Underwood The days prior to December 29th were filled with anxiety, doubt, and sleepless nights: would this be the moment that all our...

Maradona: The Idol, the Man

The death of Diego Armando Maradona had a worldwide impact. Millions of people cried, and not only the sports media, but also the international press dedicated its headlines to him. A very controversial figure during his life, the polemics continued with his death. By: IWL-FI Women International Secretariat Some media published...

The Leftwing and Its Capitulation Facing the Police Conflict

The latest police conflict (TN: policemen strike action in Buenos Aires in September 2020) raised concerns among all the regime's politicians. A joint backlash was orchestrated by the regime politicians (using as an excuse the policemen demonstration in front of Quinta de Olivos - the presidential residence). This backlash...

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