Ideas & Debates

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

INTERVIEW

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 perspective.

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 order?

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

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

MIDDLE EAST

Turkey’s Fragile Bonapartism

January 06, 2017 | Turkey may hold a referendum on the transition to an authoritarian presidential system as soon as late March; however, Erdoğan’s Bonapartist shift does not herald stability for the ruling class, (...)

Barış Yıldırım
Foti Benlisoy

IDEAS & DEBATES

On Internationalism: A Response to the Partido Obrero

January 02, 2017 | A discussion on Gramsci’s concept of ‘organic crisis,’ the revolutionary internationalism, and what it looks like in practice.

Claudia Cinatti

UNITED STATES

Bring BLM Back to the Streets: A Critique of the M4BL Platform

December 30, 2016 | Donald Trump’s victory demands our vigilance and readiness to fight. The urgency for a united front of resistance and mobilizations to defend against rightwing attacks has become clearer than (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre
Julia Wallace

IDEAS & DEBATES

The Working Class, the Left, and Right-Wing Populism

December 20, 2016 | The election of Donald Trump and the rise of the far right in Europe have rekindled the much-needed debate about the left’s relationship with the working class.

Diego Lotito
Josefina L. Martínez

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 States.

Hart Eagleburger
Jack Rusk

UNITED STATES

Trump, Racism and the Working Class

December 16, 2016 | Racism among workers cannot be condoned or concealed. Working class unity begins by embracing the demands of the most oppressed.

Juan Cruz Ferre

GUEST POST

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

December 10, 2016

Mike Davis

ECONOMY

The Robotics Revolution

December 06, 2016 | The intimate story between productivity and investment. Clues to overcome technological optimists and pessimists. There are many theories to explain the phenomenon of the century: profit versus (...)

Paula Bach

ZANON

What Would a World Without Bosses Be Like?

December 06, 2016 | Way back in 2003, I visited a factory in the dusty steppes of Patagonia in Argentina. The Zanon Factory produces ceramic tiles.

Wladek Flakin

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