Over 200,000 marched in Buenos Aires on April 30 in the National Strike to denounce the neoliberal policies of Mauricio Macri’s government
In this episode, Peoples Dispatch takes a look at the national referendum in Egypt, the protests on Argentina and Irish farmers’ protest.
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
In order to reduce the fiscal deficit as demanded by the IMF, the administration of the ruling right-wing party Cambiemos announced new increases in the tariffs of public transport, electricity, water and residential gas.
The Argentine president has ordered stringent austerity measures till 2020 to comply with the IMF’s conditions