Juan is a writer and editor for Left Voice and La Izquierda Diario. He is a political activist and medical doctor from Argentina and is currently pursuing a PhD in Sociology at the City University of New York.
25 January | A left-populist campaign inside the Democratic Party will not get us closer to socialism.
Juan Cruz Ferre
26 November 2018 | Instead of giving money to Amazon, the City and the State of New York should allocate more money to fix the subway, provide quality public housing or fund (...)
7 November 2018 | Democrats handily took control of the House, but a few key defeats tainted the election results. The great protagonist: women of color.
1 November 2018 | A snapshot of the political situation days before the U.S. midterm elections.
25 September 2018 | “Hello disgusting lefty. I’m leaving you this [drawing of military dictator Rafael] Videla so that you think better what you do.”
On Monday, Argentine congressman Nicolás del Caño received death (...)
13 September 2018 | Chinese global aspirations can be seen in the country’s expanding investments abroad. A trade war with the United States may have devastating consequences.
Juan Cruz FerreAu Loong Yu
6 September 2018 | The peso plummets 30% in two days, President Mauricio Macri announces new austerity measures and popular resistance grows.
7 August 2018 | Things have moved quickly since June, when Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won a primary election in New York, becoming the Democratic Party’s candidate for a seat in the U.S. House of (...)
30 June 2018 | Ocasio’s victory in the Democratic primaries is a sign of increasing openness to socialism among U.S. voters. The left may squander the opportunity revealed by her win if the wrong lessons are (...)
30 May 2018 | A recent study published in The New England Journal of Medicine estimates the number of deaths caused directly or indirectly by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico at over five (...)
7 April 2018 | uiz Inácio Lula da Silva, former Brazilian President, turned himself in on Saturday to begin a 12-year jail sentence in response to a corruption conviction from July (...)
2 April 2018 | Members of the DSA in Denver introduced an “anti-capitalist plank” into the local Democratic Party constitution. Is this really the way forward to build (...)
26 March 2018 | Could the global economy crumble under a protectionist escalation? If capital is more globalized than ever before, and governments are, in the end, at the service of capital, is there any chance (...)
11 January 2018 | The theory of the permanent revolution can serve as a guide for action for working-class politics, internationalism and strategy for socialism.
10 January 2018 | Recent pension cuts backed by Argentine President Mauricio Macri have elicited vigorous popular protest.
19 December 2017 | An attempt to reform the pension system in Argentina elicits vigorous popular rejection. After a brief spring following November elections, Mauricio Macri’s right wing government faces the deepest (...)
8 December 2017 | A worker and legislator representing the Left Front, Raúl Godoy, was hit by a rubber bullet during repression carried out by the police in the province of Neuquen and suffered a serious (...)
6 November 2017 | The AFL-CIO passed a resolution that formally endorses Medicare for All, while at the same time it staunchly defends employer-based health insurance.
13 October 2017 | We need free universal healthcare. A Single-Payer program is far from ideal, but it would represent a big gain and leave workers in the U.S. in a much better position to fight for (...)
Juan Cruz FerreShreya Mahajan
18 August 2017 | Foucault’s Discipline and Punish provides a valuable insight into the scientific arrangement of space and time in different settings.
5 August 2017 | A brief run-down on events at the DSA National Convention.
27 July 2017 | With a new attempt to kill the ACA in shambles, a close look at the social forces behind each of the health care programs is in order.
20 June 2017 | After intense negotiations, the forces in the Left and Workers’ Front reached an agreement to present a unified ticket throughout the country.
9 June 2017 | On June 3, 2017, a tragic accident took the lives of Ezequiel and Laura, members of the PTS Argentina. A third comrade, Federico, is fighting for his (...)