UNITED STATES

Hotel Struggles Across the Nation

With the eruption of strike action by Chicago hotel workers, hotel worker William Lewis argues that the unions have the power to organize the unorganized, spread the strike nationally — and (...)

William Lewis

CHINA

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

Juan Cruz Ferre
Au Loong Yu

BRAZIL

Lula’s Proscription, Judiciary Power and the Meaning of Democracy

Emilio Albamonte
Chipi Castillo

UNITED STATES

Keep Fred on the Ballot! Protest Exclusionary Vote Tampering in Connecticut

Ben Fredericks

COSTA RICA

General Strike Mobilizes Costa Rica

Elena Zeledón

Mexican Students on Strike Against University and Government Funded Shock Groups

Most schools and universities that make up the National Autonomous University of Mexico are on a 48-hour strike, the biggest in 18 years. What sparked this massive (...)

Joss Espinosa
Claudio Escobar

GUEST POST

On Spike Lee’s Silence

In his new film “BlacKkKlansman,” Spike Lee uses footage from last year’s deadly Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville. But the film says nothing about how the police watched white supremacists (...)

Zack Haber

LATIN AMERICA

Argentina on the Brink

The peso plummets 30% in two days, President Mauricio Macri announces new austerity measures and popular resistance grows.

Juan Cruz Ferre

LABOR MOVEMENT

Workers at Hilton Stamford Picket for a Contract and against Retaliatory Firing

William Lewis

For months the workers of the Hilton Stamford have been battling it out for a good contract. They won recognition for their union 110 votes to five in December of 2017. Since then they have been (...)

UNITED STATES

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

Juan Cruz Ferre

GUEST POST

More Than Universal Healthcare: The Meaning of Socialism

Doug Greene

Young people are turning to socialism, and Democratic Party politicians are adopting the term. But what is socialism?

LATIN AMERICA

Letter from the “Cordones Industriales” to President Salvador Allende

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

The 1968 Student Revolt in Yugoslavia: “We Demanded a Radically Different Socialism!” (Part 2)

We publish here the second part of our interview with Dragomir Olujić (Oluja) on the “student revolt” of 1968 in Yugoslavia, in which Oluja took part as a student in (...)

Philippe Alcoy

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

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

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[VIDEO] NYC: Solidarity with the Fight for Abortion in Argentina

GENDER AND SEXUALITY

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[VIDEO] Fighting for Abortion Rights in the Streets of Argentina

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

EDITORIAL

The Russian Revolution and the Real Movement of History

Revolution is necessary as long as there is class conflict.

Sonja Krieger

Damnificados del 19-S, Ayotzinapa y Comité 68 anuncian jornada de movilización unificada

A dos días de que se cumpla un año del sismo del 19S, Damnificados Unidos de la CDMX, junto a los familiares de los 43 de Ayotzinapa y el Comité (...)

Inicia primer juicio por asesinato de la ambientalista Berta Cáceres

El tribunal tiene previsto iniciar este lunes la presentación de pruebas por parte de la Fiscalía y la parte acusadora privada contra ocho (...)

Abundancia que no cesa: Karime Macías adquirió mansión en Miami

Así lo reportó el diario Reforma. El inmueble tendría un valor de más de 7 millones de dólares. Según reveló este lunes el diario Reforma, Karime (...)

¿Qué hay detrás de la “primavera docente” en Estados Unidos?

En febrero, cuando el frío aún calaba los huesos, las docentes de West Virginia sorprendieron con una huelga ilegal que se extendió por dos semanas. (...)