January 30, 2024

Argentina’s New President Takes a Chainsaw to the Country’s Government

by The Journal

Argentine President Javier Milei took office in December promising a free-market revolution to fix the country’s ailing economy. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Milei explained his agenda, which includes privatizing state companies and slashing government spending. WSJ’s Ryan Dubé unpacks Milei's goals and the challenges he faces.

Further Reading and Watching:

- Argentina’s President Promised a Free-Market Revolution, and Says He’s Delivering 

- Argentina’s Libertarian President Urges Global Leaders in Davos to Embrace Free Market 

- Argentina’s Inflation Surges After New President Cuts Subsidies 

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- Why Protesters Rioted in Brazil’s Capital 

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