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Argentina: Boosted by Primaries, Macri Purges Pro-Union Officials

Argentina’s trade unions again took to the streets in large numbers this week, converging on the Plaza de Mayo, just outside of the Casa Rosada (the house of government). The strikes, led primarily by the General Confederation of Workers (CGT), voiced the same discontent as previous demonstrations during the last several months – specifically regarding Macri’s labor and pension reforms, as well as the overall “neoliberal” economic agenda.

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