Austerity in Argentina
Young healthcare professionals in Buenos Aires to stage massive demonstration today

The medical residents and concurrents of the city of Buenos Aires have been protesting since November 28 against a law that disregards their status as healthcare professionals and defines them as trainees

When the cries of the hungry are met with beatings and tear gas

Police violently repressed social movements mobilizing to demand that the government take measures to address the crisis of hunger and poverty in the country

Argentinians demand implementation of the Food Emergency Act

The economic crisis in Argentina has had dire effects on the population’s access to food, total food insecurity rose from 21.7% in 2017 to 29.3% in 2018

Massive mobilization against the socio-economic crisis in Argentina

Protesters demand the extension of social emergency measures, increase of pension and retirement benefits, rise in the Supplementary Social Salary and the implementation of the Food Emergency Act.

argentina protest-food shortage Elderly man killed for stealing food in Argentina; neighbourhood demands justice

Rampant inflation and the lack of adequate government policies have made basic food products inaccessible for the majority of the Argentine population.

Argentinians take to the streets to demand measures to combat economic crisis

Social movements will hold a day-long national struggle to demand concrete measures for the public sectors on August 28.

Social movements in Argentina mobilize against Macri

The intensified struggle is in response to the desperate situation that Argentinians have to face because of a spiraling economic crisis brought about by Macri’s neoliberal policies

Why did the Argentine peso plummet following Macri’s loss?

The struggling Argentine peso suffered a significant loss in value after the defeat of Mauricio Macri in the primary elections. We spoke to Argentine economist Emiliano López about how and why this occurred

Mobilizations and indignation in Argentina over latest devaluation of the peso

The further devaluation of the Argentine peso last week has plunged the working class of Argentina into further economic insecurity and instability

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

Argentine agricultural producers protest to denounce the crisis facing the sector

The creative protest denounced how the right-wing government’s neoliberal economic policies have violated the most fundamental right to food for many sectors of society

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.

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