Ideas & Debates


Let’s Build an International Revolutionary Movement

July 21, 2017 | The return of imperialist nationalism has made the development of proletarian internationalism and anti-imperialism increasingly urgent.

Trotskyist Fraction


Marx’s Capital, 150 Years Later

July 19, 2017 | British economist Michael Roberts takes a look at the implications of Karl Marx's major work, 150 years after its first edition.

Michael Roberts


From Social Democracy to World War

July 17, 2017 | In his NYT op-ed, Jacobin's Bhaskar Sunkara makes a key omission— ignoring the important experience of workers' democracy created by the soviets and the Left Opposition's struggle against (...)

Jimena Vergara


Carrying the Torch: Revolutionary Marxism in the Neoliberal Era

July 14, 2017 | A leader of the Partido de Trabajadores Socialistas (PTS) talks about the theoretical and strategic basis for the actions of the PTS in the struggle for worker control at (...)

Chipi Castillo


Clara Zetkin: A Great Organizer of Socialists, Women Workers

July 12, 2017 | A brief history of the life of socialist revolutionary, Clara Zetkin.

Andrea D’Atri


Socialism’s Future Can’t Be Its Failures

July 06, 2017 | Bhaskar Sunkara's recent New York Times piece is a dangerous misremembering of socialist history that tries to make socialism safe for liberals. To avoid repeating the failures of the 20th (...)

Evan McLaughlin


The Oath: The Story of the Jewish Bund

July 03, 2017 | In the early twentieth century, the largest socialist organization in Russia was the Jewish Bund, numbering tens of thousands, who were willing to fight, arms in hand, for the liberation of Jews. (...)

Doug Greene


Towards a New Phase in the Global Scenario

July 03, 2017 | Although Trump has not been able to push forward key aspect of his program, he still demonstrates a significant change in global politics.

Trotskyist Fraction


Who’s Afraid of the Anthropocene?

July 02, 2017 | Reports of severe weather events and the dwindling of endangered species, in the shadow of world politics, have conjured a recent, now popular neologism – the (...)

Bee Vang


A Resistance Movement for the Planet - Full Interview

July 02, 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

Why Socialists Have Always Fought for Open Borders

June 27, 2017 | Trump, Brexit, Le Pen – the question of migration is a motor of new right-wing phenomena across all the imperialist countries.

Wladek Flakin


Venezuela: The Pope, Trump, and the Bourgeois Press United Against Maduro

June 14, 2017 | The bourgeois press is reporting on the ongoing crisis in Venezuela from the point of view of the neoliberal opposition. Behind the smoke screen of "democracy", they are fighting for a new cycle (...)

Robert Samstag


The Thought of Walter Rodney: How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

June 07, 2017 | Why are African countries “underdeveloped”? And how did the imperialist plunder of the continent begin? Was slavery a product of racism?

Kofi Shakur

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June 06, 2017 | We are a new socialist publication that covers international workers' and oppressed people’s struggles, politics, and debates among the left.


Left Voice at Left Forum

June 02, 2017 | Left Voice will be presenting at three panels at Left Forum this weekend. We will also have a table. Hope to see you there!


Open Letter to the Trotskyist Fraction

May 30, 2017 | Members of the International Revolutionary Fraction recently broke with PCL (Workers Communist Party) in Italy. Here is an open letter they wrote to the Trotkyist Fraction, an international that (...)

International Revolutionary Fraction

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 (...)