Cordoba

The Cordobazo, 1969, photo gallery

Photo gallery from the 1969 Cordobazo, which saw students and workers take part in a series of strikes, riots and demonstrations in a general uprising against the dictatorship of General Juan Carlos Onganía

As Argentinian police go on strike, the people go shopping

As police go on strike in Argentina’s second largest city, Cordoba, the people have gone on a huge shopping spree, emptying every supermarket in the city. Despite there being massive unemployment and poverty across the city, the media and government have claimed the the shopping spree has nothing to do with being poor, and everything to do with ‘common criminality’.

Working class protest, popular revolt and urban insurrection in Argentina: the 1969 Cordobazo - James P. Brennan

Study of the 1969 uprising in the Argentine city of Cordoba, known as the Cordobazo, which saw students and workers rise up against the military dictatorship of General Juan Carlos Onganía with a series of strikes and urban riots.