Argentina

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.

Argentina: the FORA - Eduardo Columbo

Workers' demonstration in Rosario for the eight-hour day, circa 1900

Article by Eduardo Columbo on the history of the Argentinian anarcho-syndicalist union the FORA from 1900 to the 1960s.

The Secret In Their Eyes, directed by Juan José Campanella

Tom Jennings finds that there’s rather more than meets the eyes in this entertaining, if excessively clunky, Argentine crime drama

Light at the end of the tunnel

Underground Rail Transport in Buenos Aires:
Successful Struggles against the consequences of privatisation

Argentina - further reading guide

libcom's guide to further reading on Argentine history and class struggle.

The influence of Italian immigration on the Argentine anarchist movement - Osvaldo Bayer

Osvaldo Bayer's essay examining Italian influence on the Argentine anarchist movement, specifically emphasizing the roles of Malatesta and Gori

The kind hearted executioner

Article about the assassination of police chief Colonel Ramon Falcon, responsible for the killings of 1500 workers, by anarchist Simon Radowitzky.

1914-2001: A people's history of Argentina

Mothers of the disappeared demonstrate in Argentina

A working class history of Argentina from its "golden era" through Peronism, military dictatorship up until the uprising of 2001.

Militant on the Falklands War, 1982

Extract from an article by Militant (now the Socialist Party) demonstrating their support for Britain in the Falklands War.