Ideas & Debates

US Politics

Noam Chomsky and Chris Hedges Are Wrong - Antifa and Nazis Are Not the Same

September 02, 2017 | Chris Hedges condemns violence on both sides—much in the way Donald Trump did. In his view, antifa and the Nazis are two sides of the same coin.

Isaac Russo


Cop Organizers Aren’t Comrades

August 30, 2017 | A police organizer was voted to the leadership of the DSA. What is the nature of the police and what should the position of socialists be?

Julia Wallace
Tatiana Cozzarelli


Discipline, Time and Surplus Value in the Gig Economy

August 18, 2017 | Foucault’s Discipline and Punish provides a valuable insight into the scientific arrangement of space and time in different settings.

Juan Cruz Ferre


A Left Rooted in the Working Class - Interview with Kim Moody

August 03, 2017 | Kim Moody speaks about the changing nature of the production process and the challenges for the left to build militant rank-and-file organizations in key points of (...)

Kim Moody


The Intersections of Anti Blackness and Anti Communism

August 01, 2017 | Left Voice presents an interview with Charisse Burden Stelly, professor of Africana studies on Black Radical politics.


Deliver Us to the Lesser Evil: How Social Movements Bury Themselves in the Democratic Party

July 28, 2017 | The Democratic Party has often been called “the graveyard of social movements,” and more often than not the social struggles in the United States end their useful lives digging their own graves in (...)

Hart Eagleburger
Jack Rusk


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

Like Left Voice? Be Left Voice

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: Why Cops Murder with 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