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By lucas@endneoliberalism On 11 Apr, 2013 At 11:54 AM | Categorized As Kirchner, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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Barrick Gold will soon advance on San Guillermo reserve, the last paradise of its kind in South America. José Luis Gioja, the governor of San Juan, will probably accept the suitcase filled with cash and give the green light to what should otherwise be a criminal activity. Sign the petition at Greenpeace to stop Barrick [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 11 Apr, 2013 At 10:16 AM | Categorized As Kirchner, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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If you criticize the Kirchner government, you are a traitor. If you give away land to Barrick Gold you are a nationalist and populist? In the video below, Luis Beder Herrera is seen talking against Barrick Gold and mega-mining projects while campaigning for Governor of La Rioja. He says that mega-mining projects are only possible [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 9 Apr, 2013 At 10:51 AM | Categorized As Kirchner, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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An open letter signed by emblematic figures such as Eduardo Galeano and Osvaldo Bayer, urges the president of Argentina to end the wave of repression that is terrorizing farmers and native people living in the Neoliberal’s den. Since the Kirchner dynasty got to power in 2003, Neoliberalism expanded its grasp on Argentina’s valuable natural resources. [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 1 Apr, 2013 At 07:03 PM | Categorized As General News, Kirchner | With 0 Comments

Argentina’s vice-president is embedded in a series of business relationships that benefit his friends and associates with millions in government contracts for events and media. La Nacion reports

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 1 Apr, 2013 At 07:52 PM | Categorized As General News, Kirchner | With 0 Comments

In total, the Kirchner government spent 180 million pesos in 2012 to contract cooperatives that support the government. The highest paid cooperative is Malar, with 9.6 million pesos in government contracts. Adolfo Cayetano Deffina is the right hand of Luis Vivona, undersecretary of the Ministry of Social Development. La Nacion reports

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 27 Mar, 2013 At 11:51 AM | Categorized As General News, Kirchner | With 0 Comments

Kirchner Spends US$30,000 to get newspaper delivery by plane from Buenos Aires to her weekend retreat in El Calafate. PdEqDigital

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 27 Mar, 2013 At 10:35 AM | Categorized As Kirchner, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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Montoneros, the terrorist group that opened ground for the brutal dictators of the late 1970′s, is reemerging in Argentina. It was seen last Sunday rallying with a large flag that read: “We’re back”. The president of Argentina is setting the stage for another civil war with her extreme left stance and its dire economic effects. [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 16 Mar, 2013 At 01:00 PM | Categorized As Kirchner, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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With the discovery of 150 million barrels of non-conventional gas, the beginning of fracking activities in southern Argentina goes in tandem with Neoliberal trends that maximize profits regardless of their long term impact to the environment, the people, and the economy. It doesn’t matter if companies are privately owned and publicly subsidized, or fully run [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 13 Mar, 2013 At 11:03 AM | Categorized As Kirchner | With 0 Comments
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Teachers from 15 provinces went on strike earlier this year and children from 5 provinces remain without classes as of today. Meanwhile, the Argentinean government spends $1 billion pesos a year (approximately $250 million dollars) televising soccer matches. The total bill of Futbol Para Todos (Soccer for Everyone) rises over $4 billion pesos in the [...]