Anti-austerity protests in Argentina
Macri defeated in primary elections in Argentina

The results show that Argentines have had enough of Macri’s neoliberal and repressive policies and are ready for a more progressive government

Argentina ramps up mobilizations against government policies in national strike

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

AROUND-THE-WORLD-EP-19 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 19

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

Argentine agricultural producers demand better policies for sector

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

Argentines march in defense of science and technology

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

Argentines raise the banner of protest against Macri

On April 4, with the slogan of “Argentine unity, production and work”, thousands of Argentines were mobilized by trade unions and social organizations. The protesters demanded the declaration of a food emergency and the withdrawal of hikes to essential services

Argentine general strike Thousands of Argentines once again mobilize against Macri’s neoliberal measures

The mobilizations were called by a number of social movements and trade unions to demand the withdrawal of increases in the tariffs of public services and the implementation of a national parity

Over 200,000 Argentines take to the streets against Macri’s hike in costs of services

The demonstrations were called for by the Workers’ Confederation of the Popular Economy, the Corriente Clasista y Combativa, Barrios de Pie, the Darío Santillán Popular Front and the Front of Organizations in Struggle

Argentines protest for fourth straight week against hike in rates of services

The marches against the austerity policies of the Mauricio Macri began on January 10 under the banner of the Trade Union Front for the National Model. Water, electricity and gas rates are in the process of being massively hiked in order to meet IMF requirements on deficit

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