Economic crisis
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

What is at stake in Tunisia’s presidential elections?

Tunisia is all set to have its second presidential elections since the 2011 revolution on September 15. We take a look at the key issues, the major political forces and the vision of the left

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

Xenophobic ‘shutdowns’ turn indiscriminately violent

The ‘shutdowns’ spreading across Gauteng are intended as targeted xenophobia. But the actions of one mob in Joburg’s inner city show that, in practice, they can harm anyone in their path.

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

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

Toyota to suspend more than 5,000 workers in Argentina

The decision to lay off personnel was taken by the company to compensate for the losses incurred due to the drop in sales

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