Argentina

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.

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.