Reports from Argentina
Posted: Jan. 10 2003, 02:05My name is Dzhon Rid* and I am an American. I'm also a revolutionary communist.
"What? An American communist?" Yeah, I hear that a lot.
I'm going to spend the next two months in Argentina with the Partido de Trabajadores por el Socialismo (Workers' Party for Socialism). I'll be posting reports of my experiences here on the REVOLUTION message board.
Here is some information about the situation in Argentina:
The PTS' English site:
Alan Woods' analysis:
(I don't agree with him on all points – specifically the electoral boycott and the call for a constituent assembly – but this is a well-argued position and makes for an interesting read.)
Please, read these articles, translate them into your own language, spread them around. If you have any thoughts, then add a comment below. I have very little experience as a journalist so suggestions are welcome.
I arrive in Buenos Aires on Monday morning; broadcasting should begin sometime next week.
¡Viva la revolución!
– Dzhon Rid
twentysixj (at) yahoo.com
* In allusion to John Reed, journalist, revolutionary, and founder of the Communist Party of the USA. He wrote a moving account of the October Revolution titled "Ten Days That Shook the World." If you haven't read it, you should:
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Edited by Dzhon_Rid on Jan. 10 2003,16:42