Argentina

Argentina 2001 uprising Treason pamphlet

This pamphlet was produced to make available information about the massive working class revolts in Argentina in 2001-2. These struggles were probably the most important action of the global proletariat in recent years. In time what happened in Argentina will come to be seen as an event of similar importance to May 1968 in France when 10 million workers went on wildcat strike for three weeks.

Anarchism in Argentina, 1897-1950

A short article with some information about anarchism in Argentina at its height in the early 20th century.

Guevara, Ernesto "Che", 1928-1967

Ernesto 'Che' Guevara.

A critical look at the life of Latin American revolutionary, Ernesto "Che" Guevara.

Peron, Eva "Evita", 1919-1952

Peron with general Franco

A critical look at the life and political actions of Eva "Evita" Peron, widely regarded as a hero of the poor and downtrodden.

Is Latin America really turning left?

James Petras examines recent social movements and developments in the class struggle in Latin America.

Wilckens, Kurt Gustav, 1886-1923

Kurt Gustav Wilckens

A short biography of German-born anarchist Kurt Gustav Wilckens, who assassinated the man responsible for the deaths of 1,500 workers, and whose murder provoked a general strike.

Radowitzky, Simon, 1891-1956

A biography of Ukrainian-born anarchist Simon Radowitzky, who assassinated a police chief responsible for the killings of workers.

1917-1921: Generalised revolutionary struggle in Patagonia - ICG

An article by the Internationalist Communist Group (ICG/GCI) about the events in Patagonia 1917-21.

Occupied Bauen Hotel - the struggle continues

If this story sounds vaguely familiar, it may be because Labourstart ran a campaign last year in support of workers in Argentina who, faced with a mismanaged business about to close decided to take matters into their own hands.

Argentine workers take control of industry

The workers of the San Justo glassworks in Buenos Aires never thought about owning their company, until it went bankrupt four years ago.