Is your business going bust? Then kick out the bosses and run it yourselves! Are the big beasts of international finance wiping the floor with your economy? Tell them to take a running jump! Argentina has been where some Western economies are now – broke and on its knees. But its people devised bold and creative ways to deal with their problems – solutions that persist to this day. The reality is far from perfect, but there have been major victories – especially in the area of jobs, quality of life and civil liberties.
June 2013, Issue 463