Argentina special – Nov 2008 15th November 2008 reelnews DVD/Download Compilations Comments Off on Argentina special – Nov 2008 Select Download or DVD Download £5.00 GBPDVD UK £7.00 GBPDVD Europe £8.00 GBPDVD Rest of the world £9.00 GBP 1: Argentina in Revolt (Reel News/Miss Diagnosed) 33:08 We last saw a banking system collapse in Argentina in 2001. The resultant uprising brought down 4 governments in 10 days and saw millions of ordinary people take to the streets with the cry of “QUE SE VAYAN TODOS” – GET RID OF THEM ALL! 2: Brukman Clothing Factory (Reel News) 20:00 A lasting legacy of the uprising has been the incredible occupied factories movement – there are now over 300 workplaces in Argentina under workers’ control. The women of Brukman were the first to realise ‘a factory without bosses’. 3: Zanon ceramics factory (Reel News, first presented in Reel News 2) 12:57 Zanon was the first factory to occupy. The largest ceramics factory in Latin America, it now boasts 500 workers running things collectively. 4: Hotel Bauen (Grupo Alavio, first presented in Reel News 11) 20:51 A luxury hotel in the centre of Buenos Aires, under workers’ control since 2003 and an amazing centre of political activity. 5: Tube Workers’ fight for a 6 hour day (Grupo Alavio, first presented in Reel News 4) 19:40 One of the most militant group of workers in Argentina, the tube workers demanded a 6 hour day on the same wages and conditions as for an hour day – and won!