Democratic Party

UNITED STATES

Anti-Trump Elections Signal Opening for Socialist Politics

November 10, 2017 | Progressive candidates and even socialist candidates did well in Tuesday's election. How can we use this to build a mass anti-capitalist movement?

Tatiana Cozzarelli

GUEST POST

Notes on Working Class Independence: Unions, NGOs, and the Democratic Party

October 16, 2017 | What does working class independence mean? How should we orient towards the labor movement?

Kate Doyle Griffiths

United States

Elizabeth Warren Votes for Massive Increase of War Budget

October 02, 2017 | Elizabeth Warren votes for a defense budget that is higher than the one that Donald Trump requested.

Sonja Krieger

US LEFT

DSA Votes for BDS, Reparations, and Out of the Socialist International

August 05, 2017 | A brief run-down on events at the DSA National Convention.

Juan Cruz Ferre

INTERVIEW

A Left Rooted in the Working Class - Interview with Kim Moody

August 03, 2017 | Kim Moody speaks about the changing nature of the production process and the challenges for the left to build militant rank-and-file organizations in key points of (...)

Kim Moody

GUEST POST

Deliver Us to the Lesser Evil: How Social Movements Bury Themselves in the Democratic Party

July 28, 2017 | The Democratic Party has often been called “the graveyard of social movements,” and more often than not the social struggles in the United States end their useful lives digging their own graves in (...)

Hart Eagleburger
Jack Rusk

UNITED STATES

Why Do Republicans Keep Failing to Repeal Obamacare?

July 27, 2017 | With a new attempt to kill the ACA in shambles, a close look at the social forces behind each of the health care programs is in order.

Juan Cruz Ferre

UNITED STATES

The DSA in the Democratic Party Labyrinth

June 19, 2017

Tre Kwon
Jimena Vergara

IDEAS & DEBATES

The Party We Need: A Revolutionary Socialist Party

May 14, 2017 | 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

GUEST POST

With Ellison Defeated, What Next for the Democratic Socialists of America?

March 01, 2017 | The authors critically review a Left Caucus statement after Keith Ellison’s defeat

Hart Eagleburger
Jack Rusk

UNITED STATES

Fight Trump, Keep Dems at Bay: The Case Against a Popular Front

February 04, 2017 | If we want long term gains for the working class, we need to avoid the trap of the Democratic Party.

Juan Cruz Ferre
Ariane Fischer

GUEST POST

The Opportunity of the Present Moment

December 19, 2016 | Trump's ascension to power is weeks away. Left Voice presents a series by guest contributors on the current political conjuncture, the left, and prospects for party-building in the United (...)

Hart Eagleburger
Jack Rusk

GUEST POST

Breaking Up with Bernie

December 18, 2016 | A Sandernista ends things with Bernie

Tasha DeCastra

US ELECTIONS

Trump’s Triumph and the World that Lies Ahead

November 10, 2016 | The unthinkable is no longer so when it becomes a reality. Against all predictions, Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States. He is now the man who will hold the most important (...)

Claudia Cinatti

US ELECTIONS

We Don’t Subscribe to Reforming the Police

October 27, 2016 | In this series, Left Voice amplifies the voices of candidates who have undertaken the bold task of running as socialists. This time we interviewed vice-presidential candidate for Workers' World (...)

Lamont Lilly

Nothing to Lose But Our Chains: A Working Class Program

August 31, 2016 | Since Sanders stepped out of the presidential race at the DNC, throwing full support behind Hillary Clinton, a broad range of left, socialist groups and Sanders supporters have been casting their (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

UNITED STATES

It Was Never About Him: Sanders at the DNC

July 27, 2016 | Sanders completed his surrender on Monday before the assembled delegates of the Democratic Convention. The DNC elite gloat in their victory. What happens now to his "Political (...)

Ian Steinman

UNITED STATES - PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

Let’s Get over Sanders and Back into the Streets

July 18, 2016 | Last week, Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton, leaving many of his supporters disappointed. But there is still a way forward: join the protests, organize, (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre

US ELECTIONS

American Politics After Sanders

June 21, 2016 | Sanders’ surrender before the reality of Clinton’s victory has brought an end to one of the most contested primary seasons in recent American History. How have the major political and economic (...)

Ian Steinman

Sanders, a Third Party, or a Working Class Party?

April 02, 2016 | Without a doubt, the Bernie Sanders phenomenon offers new opportunities as well as potential pitfalls for the left in the U.S. We intend to discuss the positions of various socialist left parties (...)

Robert Belano

Sanders has 40% of the vote, but Superdelegates Cut Him Down to 32%

March 15, 2016 | The March 15 elections are a major milestone in the primaries. The Superdelegates’ vote reveals the blatantly undemocratic nature of the process. How will Sanders fare in the face of the “rigged” (...)

Jason West

United States

Could Bernie Sanders win?

January 28, 2016 | The Democratic establishment is freaking out over the idea that an ultra-liberal outsider could win the primaries–no less than the Republicans are freaked out with Trump and Cruz’s lead in (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre