Currency devaluation
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

Doctors in Zimbabwe’s public hospitals go on an indefinite strike

In less than a year since the introduction of the RTGS currency, the value of salaries of civil servants in Zimbabwe has dropped to less than 10% of what they were in USD

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.

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

Elections in Argentina, first impressions of a great victory that gives hope to the whole region

Manuel Bertoldi, an Argentine social leader from the platform of social movements Frente Patria Grande, analyzes the importance of the victory of the left-wing candidate in the primary elections, recently held in the country.

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 social leader files a lawsuit against the President over IMF agreement

The social leader denounced that the money received by the IMF has been used to stabilize the dollar for electoral purposes

Zimbabwean teachers begin strike demanding restoration of salary value

Despite repeated police harassment and physical attacks on the union’s president, members of ARTUZ will carry their struggle forward

Unions in Zimbabwe threaten mass action in the face of a deepening economic crisis

Since the introduction of salary payments in a quasi-currency pegged to USD in October last year, wages of the lowest paid civil servants have fallen from the equivalent of USD 475 to USD 47.

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