Judges Vindicate Economists in Argentina

The administration of Cristina Fernández has been increasingly under fire by opposition forces, as her Peronist policies have predictably driven the economy into the ground, after irresponsible debt defaults, runaway inflation, and private sector takeovers. Her government has drawn accusations of fascism, as her government has even taken steps to control the independence of the press, and stifle unfavorable economic reports.…

Twitter Captures Massive Protests in Argentina

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s unpopular administration if facing an increasingly vocal population. Her Peronist policies have predictably driven the economy into the ground, after irresponsible debt defaults, runaway inflation, and fascist private sector takeovers. Argentina was one of the richest in the world a century ago until it deteriorated due the successful implementation of “progressive” policies…

Argentina Lowers Voting Age to Sixteen

In what is being viewed as a way to shore up votes for next October’s elections in which half of Argentina’s House of Representatives, and one third of the Senate will be up for grabs, Argentina has added approximately one million citizens (2% of the entire population) to voter rolls. According to local press, the…

Argentina Places Eva Perón on Largest Banknote

That Juan Peron was a fascist is debatable; that his policies were damaging to Argentina’s economy is not. Therefore, the decision to honor his wife on the country’s largest banknote may be surprising to observers, especially given recent inflation, and concerns about a stagnating economy. Sitting Argentine President Cristina Fernandez’s policies have been described as…

Lurching Toward Fascism in Argentina

Argentina has lurched closer to becoming what could be described as a Fascist nation after “Peronist” president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced the nation’s intentions to nationalize the largest oil company in the country yesterday. Combined with rabble rousing rhetoric dredging up the impotent claim to the Falkland Islands, and a tightened control of the…