Argentina

The FOS-IT Liaison Committee has been constituted

Workers' Left (IT) of Argentina and Workers' and Socialist Front (FOS), member of the International Workers' League - Fourth International, have got together to constitute a liaison committee to coordinate the steps to follow in order to make headway towards a joint revolutionary party as well as the joint...

Elections: The left ought to get together

The proposal by Cristina K, Lavagna, the block headed by Menem and Rodriguez Saa, the ARI, the different wings of the radicals and the one posed by Macri if in the long last he decides to run for presidency, they all have something in common, they all propose that...

In front of Ernesto Gonzalez’ death

To Ernesto's friends, comrades and relatives   This is to express our most hearfelt grief at the death of comrade Ernesto Gonzalez. He was an old militant of the Morenist trend, which he joined in 1952. For several decades he was a close collaborator of Nahuel Moreno and national leader of...

Santa Cruz: a great struggle and its lessons

Teachers, civil servant and all the people of Santa Cruz   A nearly two-month-old struggle is drawing to its end. The new governor of the province, Kirchner's trusted man, travels carrying a proposal for the teachers. Everything seems to foretell a great triumph. And everything contains fundamental lessons for the forthcoming...

Increasing polarisation

9th April marks important headway in the struggle and waning of the government, bureaucracy and employers. Called by CTA Argentine Workers' Central)-CTERA (Confederation of Workers of Education) national strike and a one-hour strike complied with in some of the branches and companies engulfed by the CGT (General Central of...

On the murder of the Neuquén teacher

Teachers of the Patagonian province of Neuquén have been demanding better salaries by means of strikes and roadblocks. On 4th April the province administration ordered a ferocious repression during which teacher Carlos Fuentealba was virtually shot to death by a policeman. The repudiation was immediate. The CTA (Central of...

A new doctrine for the army?

President Kirchner and minister of Defence, Nilda Garre, have presented a new military doctrine for the Argentine army called "War for resources". According to an article by the journalist Daniel Gallo, published in La Nación on 25 February: "A conflict for sweet water is the greatest - and possible...

Trial and conviction for the murderers from the Treble A

Out with their accomplices from the Trade Unions The former president of the Republic, Isabel Perón, had to face the court a few days ago. Cafiero and Ruckauf, well-known politicians in the Justicialista party are free on parole. These are momentous events for the workers. Treble A and days of crime In...

Why does PO attack the FOS?

In the PO periodical 971, there is a long article by Nestor Pitrola dedicated to FOS. It upbraids us for saying that "there is no problem of principles in occupying a post together with bureaucratic leaders in a trade union as long as it serves the purpose of advancing...

Proposal of the FOS Women

TO THE XXI NATIONAL ENCOUNTER OF WOMEN   The XX Encounter of Women, which was held last year in the city of Mar del Plata, was marked by the visit paid by the murderer Bush and by the trial and conviction of Romina Tejerina. These two events plainly expressed: The former,...

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