US ELECTIONS

Who Is Robert O’Rourke?

Robert “Beto” O’Rourke is quickly becoming a household name after coming within three percentage points of ruining Ted Cruz’s reelection in Texas.

Renato Flores

solidarity

CUNY Union Delegate Assembly Supports Migrant Caravan, Demands Asylum for Refugees

Left Voice

CHINA

Campaign for the Release of Student-worker Activists in China Takes off

Left Voice

100 YEARS OF THE GERMAN REVOLUTION

100 Years Ago in Berlin: German Revolutionaries Step on the Grass

Wladek Flakin

MEXICO

“Mom, I’m too Tired to Walk”: Children of the Migrant Caravan

Left Voice

LATIN AMERICA

Trotskyist Party in Argentina Calls for a Unified Revolutionary Socialist Party

Below we reproduce a letter from the National Leadership of the Argentinian Partido de los Trabajadores Socialistas (PTS—Socialist Workers Party) to the leaderships of Partido Obrero (PO—Workers’ (...)

Partido de los Trabajadores Socialistas

BRAZIL

Bolsonaro: Fascism or Bonapartism?

It is impossible to understand the rise of the social and political phenomenon known as “Bolsonarismo”—the movement around presidential hopeful Jair Bolsonaro—without understanding the huge protests (...)

Daniel Matos

MIGRANT CARAVAN

"Mexico is With You": Solidarity From Students to the Migrant Caravan

Mexican middle school students wrote letters in solidarity to the migrant caravan. These letters were delivered and read aloud at an assembly of migrants in Mexico (...)

CHINA

Strength and Contradictions of the Chinese Economy: An Interview With Au Loong Yu

Juan Cruz Ferre
Au Loong Yu

Chinese global aspirations can be seen in the country’s expanding investments abroad. A trade war with the United States may have devastating consequences.

TRANS RIGHT UNDER ATTACK

[VIDEO] #WontBeErased

UNITED STATES

Does Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Represent the Politics of the DSA?

Juan Cruz Ferre

Things have moved quickly since June, when Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won a primary election in New York, becoming the Democratic Party’s candidate for a seat in the U.S. House of (...)

Reassessing the Legacy of Louis Althusser on His 100-Year Anniversary: An Interview with Warren Montag

Juan Dal Maso
Warren Montag

IDEAS AND DEBATES

80 Years of the Fourth International

Wladek Flakin

80 years ago today, on September 3, 1938, a secret meeting took place in a house in Périgny, a small town outside of Paris. 26 delegates represented eleven revolutionary organizations from around (...)

IDEAS AND DEBATES

Why Trotskyism?

It has been 78 years since Trotsky was murdered in Mexico on the orders of Stalin. Why is Trotskyism still relevant today?

Jimena Vergara

INTERVIEW

No, Venezuela Was Never Socialist

Venezuela is facing an unprecedented crisis: Millions are fleeing the country due to shortages of food and medicine. Does this prove the failure of socialism? To better understand the situation (...)

Wladek Flakin
Milton D’León

Trotskyist Fraction

The Battles of the Trotskyist Fraction: Part 3

From Feb. 17 to March 3, internationalist socialists from 14 countries met in Buenos Aires for the 11th Conference of the Trotskyist Fraction-Fourth International (TF-FI). This is the final (...)

Trotskyist Fraction - Fourth International

IMMIGRATION

Abolish ICE, and Abolish the Border Too: A Socialist Perspective

The movement to abolish ICE has sparked a conversation among socialists about borders and their relation to capitalism.

Sonja Krieger

Gender

Women's Movement

Our Feminism Must be Anti-Capitalist

As preparations for the International Women’s Strike are underway in countries around the world, what strategy and what principles must feminism stand (...)

Celeste Murillo
Andrea D’Atri

VIDEO

TRANS RIGHT UNDER ATTACK

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[VIDEO] #WontBeErased

CANCEL KAVANAUGH

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[VIDEO] Thousands March Against Kavanaugh in NYC

HOTEL WORKERS

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[VIDEO] Stamford: Workers at Hilton Picket for a Contract

ABORTION RIGHTS

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[VIDEO] 8A: Hundreds of Thousands Packed the Streets of Buenos Aires

IDEAS AND DEBATES

From Social Democracy to World War

Jimena Vergara

In his NYT op-ed, Jacobin's Bhaskar Sunkara makes a key omission— ignoring the important experience of workers' democracy created by the soviets and the Left Opposition's struggle against (...)

The Problem of Reformism

Revolutionaries have classically rejected the reformists’ political method of relying on the electoral/legislative process and the state. Here is why.

Robert Brenner

IDEAS & DEBATES

The Party We Need: A Revolutionary Socialist Party

Thousands of people have become politically active in the past year, galvanized by the Bernie Sanders campaign and now joining organizations on the left, such as the Democratic Socialists of (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre

IDEAS AND DEBATES

Populism and Its Uses: Antinomies of a Failed Reformist Strategy

Reflections on Chantal Mouffe’s new book, “For a Left Populism.”

Claudia Cinatti

Escandaloso operativo policial contra migrantes en Hermosillo

El indignante operativo ha mantenido detenidos a un grupo de alrededor de 70 migrantes, incluyendo mujeres y niños, quienes llevan casi dos días (...)

Consejo empresarial de López Obrador: crema y nata del gran capital

De ser parte de la “mafia del poder”, algunos de los hombres más ricos de México ahora serán asesores del presidente electo Andrés Manuel López (...)

Aeroméxico anunció a los trabajadores que habrá despidos

La empresa mexicana dejará sin sustento a muchas familias para garantizar sus ganancias, quizá no falta mucho para que siga el ejemplo de Mexicana (...)

Indignante: ataque xenófobo contra caravana migrante en Tijuana

Después de más de un mes de viaje, los primeros migrantes llegan a la frontera con EEUU. A pesar de las inclemencias del tiempo, enfermedades y (...)