Guest Posts


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


A Few Words on Marxism and Identity Politics

January 08, 2017 | The year 2016 will be remembered as the year that identity politics, as it is commonly understood, began the long descent into irrelevancy.

Albert L. Terry, III


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


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 States.

Hart Eagleburger
Jack Rusk


Breaking Up with Bernie

December 18, 2016 | A Sandernista ends things with Bernie

Tasha DeCastra


Mike Davis: Trump, Pat Buchanan and...Zombies

December 10, 2016

Mike Davis


Letter for Support of the Moroccan Student Movement

December 04, 2016 | In this letter to an international audience, student activists in Morocco ask for solidarity in their struggle against the Moroccan government’s crackdown on students’ unions and democracy within (...)

Mohamed El Wafi


‘Pure’ democracy against the extreme right?

November 30, 2016 | The rise of the so-called illiberal democracies is the continuity of neoliberalism.

Foti Benlisoy


Hillary Clinton’s New Cold War

October 12, 2016 | With Donald Trump’s campaign in shambles, Hillary Clinton is racing toward the Presidency. But her rhetoric contains a danger of deepening hostility toward Russia and dangerous saber-rattling over (...)

Wayne Deluca


Trotsky and Gramsci on Revolutionary Strategy

September 15, 2016 | Marxist historian Doug Greene discusses the main topics presented in a the newly released “Gramsci and Trotsky: Strategy for the Revolution in the West” by Emilio Albamonte and Matías Maiello.

Doug Greene


The Impact of Brexit

June 29, 2016 | British economist Michael Roberts writes about the immediate and long-term consequences of the Brexit.

Michael Roberts


Turkey Hit Again by Attacks

June 29, 2016 | The recent airport attack in Istanbul is the eleventh attack since mid-2015. At the same time, the Erdogan government has redoubled repression throughout the country and heightened the war (...)

Barış Yıldırım


Is the Green Party the Next Step for Socialists?

June 08, 2016 | The Green Party is projected as an alternative to the Democrats and Hillary Clinton. But who do they represent, and can socialists support them?

Wayne Stephen


The Forgotten Workers’ Control Movement of Prague Spring

March 30, 2016 | In his book, Pete Dolack retells the story of the workers' council movement in former Czechoslovakia that sprang up after the Soviet invasion in 1968.

Pete Dolack


Voices from the Rhodes Must Fall Campaign

March 28, 2016 | The Rhodes Must Fall movement (#RhodesMustFall), sparked by a protest action at the University of Cape Town on March 9, 2015, spread quickly to other university campuses in South Africa. It has (...)



The Ansteel Strike in Guangzhou and Continued Attempts by the Chinese State to Crack Down on Labor

March 07, 2016 | In a year which has seen much labor militancy, a labor strike at a Guangzhou steel factory involving reportedly more than 2,000 workers has captured much attention. The strike lasted seven days, (...)

Brian Hioe


Civil Society in the Age of Austerity: Lessons from Italy

March 03, 2016 | A recent study shows that forceful evictions in Italy have increased 13.5% since 2013. While more than 650.000 applications for public housing remain unprocessed, activists and local unions (...)

Anna Calori


New Year, Old Struggles: The Strike for a Collective Agreement in the Logistics Sector

January 13, 2016 | Since 2008, the logistics sector in Italy has been the epicenter of a wave of struggles led by a workforce mainly manned by immigrants. These struggles have at times been severely repressed by (...)

Clash City Workers

Interview with the Downtown Boys

No One Is Free Until We’re All Free

January 12, 2016 | The Downtown Boys' Full Communism was one of the most talked-about punk albums of 2015. NME called it the best debut album of the year. It also happens to be one of the most subversive albums (...)


Milica Ružičić, artist engaged against police violence and with the struggles of the working class

January 05, 2016 | In a general context of rising state repression and bonapartization of political regimes in Europe, we interviewed the Serbian visual artist and anarchist Milica Ružičić. In 2010, she dedicated a (...)

Révolution Permanente


Left Voice Speaks with BLM-Minneapolis

January 04, 2016 | Miski Noor is one of the founders of the Black Lives Matter-Minneapolis chapter, which has been at the forefront of protests that broke out when city police executed Jamar Clark in mid-November. (...)


We will continue to fight for your King Tamir

December 29, 2015 | Alexis Toliver began organizing as a student at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. She is now the co-lead organizer for BLM-Cambridge. Last November, Toliver spent time with Tamir Rice's (...)

Alexis Toliver


PhotoEssay: Minneapolis Protesters Take City Hall

December 07, 2015 | "Minnesotans are tough. Even through the bitter, crisp cold air of winter, people will continue to march on until justice is served," writes Netsanet Negussie, a housing rights organizer and (...)

Netsanet Negussie

Million Student March

Cleveland Students March in Solidarity with Nationwide Protest Against Student Debt

November 17, 2015 | Cleveland State University student activists marched in solidarity with the nationwide #MillionStudentMarch to protest the current state of college education in the US. The march's set of demands (...)

Patrick Mahoney