Ideas & Debates

A Race Towards the Abyss: Labor and Capital Competition in a Globalized Market

May 24, 2017 | The internationalization of production has redefined the terms of global competition. Global Value Chains perpetuate the North-South divide and create a unified global labor (...)

Esteban Mercatante

UNITED STATES

Hired to Kill: The Logic of Police Murder and Impunity

May 18, 2017 | On April 29, police officer Roy Oliver shot and killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. Within 2 weeks, the cops who murdered of Alton Sterling and Terence Crutcher were (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre

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

EDUCATION

A Marxist Critique of John Dewey: The Limits of Progressive Education

May 09, 2017 | John Dewey’s Progressive Education is the centerpiece of the field of educational studies, forming the basis for writers like Paulo Freire. However, Dewey does not see that modern teacher centered (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

IDEAS & DEBATES

The Trotskyists’ Struggle Against Nazism in World War II

May 08, 2017 | Today is the 72nd anniversary of V Day – the victory of the Allies in World War II.

Gabriela Liszt

GUEST POST

Is Socialism Not a Struggle for Power?

May 08, 2017 | Attempts to separate revolutionary authority from socialism mangle both the aims and history of socialism.

Hart Eagleburger
Jack Rusk

ENVIORNMENTALISM

A Resistance Movement for the Planet

April 29, 2017 | Climate change is out of control. It is already too late to avoid soaring temperatures, scarce water, and extreme weather. But the financial structure of capitalism is tied to fossil fuels. (...)

John Bellamy Foster

IDEAS & DEBATES

Pepsi’s "Protest" Ad: What’s The Real Problem?

April 09, 2017 | This week the famous soda brand got involved in a social media scandal after their new advertisement was accused of ridiculing protests and trivializing the fight against police (...)

Libertad Martinez

PRINT EDITION

Left Voice Magazine #2: Women on the Front Lines

April 08, 2017 | Our new print issue is out! If you like our politics and you want to support us, go ahead and subscribe! We're offering free shipping for the first 2 (...)

Left Voice Magazine #2

Editorial – The Comeback

April 07, 2017 | Debates that seemed old and forgotten are making a comeback: tactics and strategy, reform or revolution, the need for a political party.

MAY DAY/UNITED STATES

All Power to the Rank and File

March 28, 2017 | A case for a workers' insurgency in New York City, and everywhere.

William Lewis

IDEAS & DEBATES

Weber’s Protestant Ethic: a Marxist Critique

March 25, 2017 | The hype with culture and ideas in sociological thought has taken attention away from economic forces.

Juan Cruz Ferre

IDEAS & DEBATES

Can the Police Stop Deportations? A Debate with Kshama Sawant

March 02, 2017 | Could cops help immigrants resist the ICE? Or does this demand only create illusions in a deeply racist institution? A debate with Socialist Alternative.

Wladek Flakin

IN FOCUS

We Need a Feminism of the 99%

March 02, 2017 | Feminist scholar Nancy Fraser talked with Left Voice about the International Women's Strike called for March 8 and the platform for a left-wing Feminism.

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

Workers Against Trump

February 20, 2017 | Class struggle is, as it has always been, the main source of conflict in our society. A month into Trump’s presidency, we need to fight from a working-class (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre

GUEST POST

Disappointing Reactions to the Anti-Milo Berkeley Antifa Action

February 16, 2017 | Socialists should do better than making unfounded accusations of police infiltration

Hart Eagleburger
Jack Rusk

GUEST POST

Theory and Popularization

February 15, 2017 | Socialist and communist parties have often blurred the line between theory and popularization. Marxist theory is not simply sociology — the study of political economy or history — but a guide for (...)

Doug Greene

GUEST POST

What We Can Learn from MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign

February 13, 2017 | Towards the end of his life and career, Dr. Martin Luther King proposed the idea of assembling a ‘multiracial army of the poor’ as part of his Poor People's Campaign. At a time when the political (...)

Lily Cichanowicz

GUEST POST

General Strike: How the Working Class Takes Control

February 09, 2017 | Talking about the general strike is the right conversation to be having.

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

ECONOMY

Free Trade Agreements and the Dynamics of Capitalism

January 30, 2017 | The new Trump Administration has officially pulled out of the TPP and announced plans to renegotiate NAFTA. Are these the first signs of a reconfiguration of the neoliberal world (...)

Pete Dolack

GUEST POST

Towards a New Socialist Party

January 25, 2017 | Socialists should start discussing the possibility of a new party born of working class struggles

Hart Eagleburger
Jack Rusk

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

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