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Argentine organized labour divided but fearful of Cristina Fernandez intentions

Thursday, July 26th 2012 - 09:19 UTC
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Argentine union leaders said that the conflict inside the CGT umbrella organization is “purely political” and claimed that President Cristina Fernandez is after a “divided and passive” organized labour movement. Read full article


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  • British_Kirchnerist

    A better headline would be “Organised Labour Divided and Anti-Cristina Side Fears Cristina's Intentions” but then that would flag up the article for the non-story it is. Moyano for President, laughable, but his antics could help the neoliberal right. Cristina (or Timmerman, Alicia or Kicillof) 2015

    Jul 26th, 2012 - 09:38 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Spainexpat

    @ BK

    If by some miracle CFK is still around in 2015 Argentina will be in economic oblivion and then you want to kick them while they're down by hoping they elect ”Cristina (or Timmerman, Alicia or Kicillof)”

    Jul 26th, 2012 - 12:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pirat-Hunter

    We still love CFK why do outsider like to trash our president when thanks to her we have a better economy??? While this lazy union leaders are the reason for farmers and the economy to get worst. In 2001 CGT and the strikes close the bank's and forced people into hunger I hope this time around CFK jails them for threatening the Argentine national security.

    Jul 26th, 2012 - 09:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    #3 In 2001 the people were right to rise up against their neoliberal rulers, it was this that allowed Nestor then Cristina to come in and fix the economy. Now the corrupt elements in the unions are uniting with right wing forces like the farmers and threatening to bring back the neoliberal poison. I hope Cristina doesn't have to resort to jailing opponents as she really won't have o if the people remain on side, as it is in their interest to do

    Jul 27th, 2012 - 12:12 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Spainexpat


    You two are deluded or perhaps just on a windup. The economy is going downhill fast.

    BK you sound more & more like a fascist every day.

    Jul 27th, 2012 - 09:46 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    #5 How? I'm for democracy, and people power and popular struggle, I just don't support right wing bureaucrats like Moyano who threaten to endanger all the gains of the struggle of 2001 (which I was pointing out I, and Cristina, supported even if PH does not) for personal gain

    Jul 27th, 2012 - 01:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Simon68

    “We still love CFK why do outsider like to trash our president...”

    This coming from an idiot who lives on the dole in Canada!!!!!

    Jul 27th, 2012 - 02:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard2

    “………. The last straw.

    Her only good parts are between her thighs.
    She should stare at the ceiling, not reach for the skies.
    The evidence suggests she has other interests.”

    “Bitch! Dangerous Jade!”

    “We have allowed ourselves to slip,
    we have completely lost our grip.
    We have declined to an all-time low.
    Tarts have become the set to know.”

    “I want you to know we are tired of the decline of Argentina
    with no sign of a government able to give us the things we deserve.”

    “It's no crime for leaders to do as they please
    as long as they're discreet and keep clear of disease,
    we ignore, we disregard.
    But once they allow a bit on the side
    to move to the centre where she's not qualified,
    we are forced be on our guard.
    She should get it in her head she should not get out of bed.
    She should know that she's not paid to be loud but to be laid”

    Slut! Dangerous Jade!

    “This has really been your year. Tell us where you go from here.
    Which are the roles that you yearn to play?
    Whom did you sleep … dine with, yesterday?”

    “Goodnight and thank you”

    “Things have reached a pretty pass when someone pretty lower class, graceless and vulgar, uninspired, can be accepted and admired …….”


    Jul 27th, 2012 - 07:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    #8 ?

    Jul 28th, 2012 - 07:57 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard2

    Not up on your songs, are you B_K?

    Four girlfriends during that long, hot summer all those years ago insisted that I take them to the West End. An expensive year, thanks to the combined brilliance of Andrew Lloyd Webber (remember the melody?) and Tim Rice (responsible for the lyrics - spookily apposite for 2012).

    Jul 28th, 2012 - 09:43 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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