Elections

EUROPE

The French Election and the Crisis of the Fifth Republic

May 18, 2017 | Marine Le Pen won 34.2% of the votes, 12% of the votes were left blank, and there was the overall highest abstention since 1969. Trump congratulated Macron on (...)

Ximena Goldman

FRANCE

“Citizens’ Revolution” or Anti-Capitalist Program?: Why we Support Poutou in the French Presidential Elections

April 22, 2017 | Here, we examine the candidacy of Jean-Luc Mélanchon, the “leftist” ex-Socialist leader who is now third in the polls. However, despite the panic that his popularity has caused among the French (...)

Marisela Trevin

GUEST POST

Elections: A Small Piece of Socialist Strategy

January 13, 2017 | Real working class power is built through organization and disruption, not by support for bourgeois electoral candidates

Hart Eagleburger
Jack Rusk

GUEST POST

Viewing Bernie Through Rose-Colored Glasses

January 07, 2017 | The Bernie Sanders presidential campaign and its aftermath shows the folly of the DSA’s electoral strategy

Hart Eagleburger
Jack Rusk

GUEST POST

The Green Party: A Washed-Out Strategy of the Left

December 09, 2016 | Several leftist parties placed their bets on the Greens. Despite favorable conditions for the growth of the Greens, they failed to become the dynamic third party that so many leftists believed (...)

William Lewis

UNITED STATES

NYC Protest: Teachers and Students Against Trump

November 22, 2016 | A NYC school mobilizes against Trump for the United Federation of Teachers Day of Action.

UNITED STATES

Teaching in the Trump Era: "I Feel Hatred in People’s Eyes"

November 21, 2016 | Three teachers share their experiences in the classroom the day after Trump was elected. All K-12 and university teachers are invited to share their experiences with Left Voice in a paragraph or (...)

Anonymous

UNITED STATES

Depression, Panic Attacks, Hives: Teaching after the Election

November 18, 2016 | A teacher shares her experience in the classroom the day after Trump was elected. All K-12 and university teachers are invited to share their experiences with Left Voice in a paragraph or more. (...)

Anonymous

UNITED STATES

Teaching after Trump Victory: Immigrant Students Told, "You Better Run"

November 16, 2016 | A teacher shares her experience in the classroom the day after Trump was elected. All K-12 and university teachers are invited to share their experiences with Left Voice in a paragraph or more. (...)

Abby Nathanson

UNITED STATES

A Class Divided: A 5th Grade Classroom in a Red State

November 16, 2016 | A teacher shares her experience in the classroom the day after Trump was elected. All K-12 and university teachers are invited to share their experiences with Left Voice in a paragraph or more. (...)

Anonymous

UNITED STATES

US Elections Are a Sham

November 16, 2016 | There’s been a flood of explanations for Trump’s victory. Interpretations aside, his triumph is a measure of how undemocratic the electoral system is.

Juan Cruz Ferre
Tre Kwon

UNITED STATES

From Apocalypse to Common Ground: The Democratic Party’s Perspective on Trump

November 15, 2016 | Without a doubt, Trump’s election is a blow to the working class and oppressed. Yet, many leaders of the Democratic party are hopeful that they may find “common ground” with Trump. What conclusions (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

US ELECTIONS

A Teacher’s Tale: The Day after Trump’s Win

November 15, 2016 | A teacher shares her experience in the classroom the day after Trump was elected. All K-12 and university teachers are invited to share their experiences with Left Voice in a paragraph or more. (...)

Ariana Wohl

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

#NotWithThem

My House, My Vote

November 08, 2016 | Oprah Winfrey recently said that people should vote for Clinton even if they don’t like her. After all, “she’s not coming over to your house.” But, Clinton’s policies are in the houses of Black (...)

Kashema Hutchinson

US ELECTIONS

We are still #NotWithThem

November 06, 2016 | More people say why they are #NotWithThem.

US ELECTIONS

From Farce to Tragedy: Žižek Endorses Trump

November 04, 2016 | In an interview published yesterday the famous philosopher, and Left Forum keynote speaker, Slavoj Zizek seriously (and not merely ironically, as he has done before) declared that if he was (...)

Ian Steinman

AGAINST TRUMP AND CLINTON

#NotWithThem at "The Solution is Socialism" Conference

October 24, 2016 | Participants in Youth for Socialist Action's conference reject both Clinton and Trump.

TRUMP AND CLINTON

Why We Are #NotWithThem

October 21, 2016 | People share why they are #NotWithThem: against both Clinton and Trump. Send Left Voice your own #NotWithThem picture!

How to Fight for Women’s Rights in the Age of Trumpism

October 12, 2016 | After the shocking tape discussing sexual assault, how can women fight against Trump’s misogyny? Hillary is no alternative, with her imperialist policies abroad and a history of hurting working (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

UNITED STATES - DNC

Before the DNC, Thousands March for Clean Energy

July 25, 2016 | Yesterday in Philadelphia, an estimated seven to ten thousand people marched for “A Clean Energy Revolution” from City Hall to Independence Mall.

Tre Kwon

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

UNITED STATES/ARGENTINA

VIDEO: Panel on the Left Front in Argentina

June 14, 2016 | At the Left Forum this year, Left Voice organized three panels that raised key strategic questions for the left. This is the video of the panel, “Elections and Revolutionaries: The Experience of (...)

US ELECTIONS

Sanders’ Traps

June 09, 2016 | Despite his recent defeat in California, Bernie Sanders pledges to fight until the end for the nomination. His struggle to “democratize” the Democratic Party and his quest for economic and social (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre

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