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7/14/16

The social protests against the Macri government in Argentina begin

It took ten months, which is slightly earlier than I'd expected (kind of figures 18 months to two years, but a lot depends on the weather and time of year) and the trigger to tonight's "cacerolazo" protests (the banging on kitchen pots thing they like there, of the type that started in 2001) is the massive rise in utility prices in the country. Because neoliberalism.