Argentina

People with disabilities as well as students and teachers mobilized against the budget cuts announced by the ruling right-wing government of Cambiemos coalition in their respective sectors.

Over 200,000 marched in Buenos Aires on April 30 in the National Strike to denounce the neoliberal policies of Mauricio Macri’s government

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In this episode, Peoples Dispatch takes a look at the national referendum in Egypt, the protests on Argentina and Irish farmers’ protest.

The agriculturists held a verdurazo, a protest where they distributed their produce for free. The protest highlighted the crisis faced by small farmers in Argentina and culminated with the announcement of a national forum for a people’s agrarian program in May

Hundreds of researchers, scientists and teachers staged the march protesting the budget cuts in the sector. More than 2,000 students were denied enrollment in research courses this year due to lack of funds

Authorities had scheduled an audit of the archives of the association of Mothers of Plaza de Mayo on April 15. The organization claimed that this was a politically motivated attempt to illegally confiscate these historic archives that chronicle the brutalities of the Argentine dictatorship

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