Argentina

The neighborhood is the new factory

An article by Liz Mason-Deese on the unemployed movement in Argentina since 2001.

From Crisis to Cooperatives: Lessons from Argentina’s Cartoneros

From Crisis to Cooperatives: Lessons from Argentina’s Cartoneros

A special Labor day (United States) documentary by Free Speech Radio News (FSRN) about the Argentine 2001 financial crisis and the rise of Cartoneros "Cardboard People" Cooperatives and the challenges they face.

Strikers demanding a 28% pay rise cripple Argentine subway

The subway system in Buenos Aires has been shut down for a full week by 2500 strikers demanding a 28% pay rise.

The "Piquetes": Argentina's unemployed build direct democracy for basic needs

The following is an excerpt of a conversation between the Situaciones Collective and multiple members of the Unemployed Workers Movement of Solano (Movimiento de Trabajadores Desocupados Solano) that originally appeared in the book La Hipotesis 891: Mas alla de los Piquetes, Ediciones de mano en mano, November 2002, pages 54-62.

Creaghe, Dr. John O'Dwyer, 1841-1920

Short biography of John Creaghe, Irish anarchist who fought baliffs in Sheffield, taught in a free school in Argentina and rioted with Flores Magon in California.

‘Glaxo Builds Bonny Babies!’ Unless you’re Argentinian, of course

The Buenos Aires Herald today announced that GlaxoSmithKline, the global pharmaceutical giant, has been fined 400,000 Argentinian pesos after the deaths of 14 babies during clinical trials in Argentina. That’s about £59,500, from a company worth around £73.8 billion, the 5th largest company on FTSE. Originally posted here

Clausewitz on the Pampas: An Argentine snapshot as Latin America moves leftward - Loren Goldner

Observations on Argentina following a 2006 visit by left communist Loren Goldner.

No God, no boss, no husband: The world’s first anarcha-feminist group

La Voz de la Mujer

An account of the first anarchist-feminist group in Argentina during the 1890s.

No Future: the sinking of a country into oblivion

Wake up, rise up

Many of you might evoke riots and clashes with the police if one were to utter the word Argentina, as well as recuperated factories ran by workers, popular assemblies, demonstrations, and alternatives against the banking system and politicians.

Portet, Lorenzo 1870-1917

A short account of the life of Lorenzo Portet, active alongside Francisco Ferrer and an anarchist militant in Spain, Argentina, France and Liverpool.