Juan Cruz Ferre

@WorkerTF

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.

UNITED STATES

AFL-CIO Endorses Medicare for All... Well, Not Really

November 06, 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.

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UNITED STATES

Defend ACA or Fight for Universal Health Care?

October 13, 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 (...)

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Shreya Mahajan

IDEAS AND DEBATES

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.

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US LEFT

DSA Votes for BDS, Reparations, and Out of the Socialist International

August 05, 2017 | A brief run-down on events at the DSA National Convention.

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UNITED STATES

Why Do Republicans Keep Failing to Repeal Obamacare?

July 27, 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.

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ARGENTINA

Argentina: The Left Front Presents United Ballot

June 20, 2017 | After intense negotiations, the forces in the Left and Workers’ Front reached an agreement to present a unified ticket throughout the country.

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ARGENTINA

In Honor of Our Fallen Comrades

June 09, 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 (...)

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UNITED STATES

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 (...)

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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 (...)

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MIDDLE EAST

Bombing Them to Save Them: The Imperialist Logic of War

April 07, 2017 | In the face of Trump’s national chauvinism, we need to advance the most radical left-wing internationalism.

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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.

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ARGENTINA

The Rise of the Revolutionary Left in Argentina

February 25, 2017 | In the global context of the advance of the right wing and proliferation of neoreformism, a new revolutionary left is growing in Argentina.

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Marisela Trevin

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 (...)

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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.

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Ariane Fischer

UNITED STATES

7 Reasons To Mobilize On Inauguration Weekend

January 19, 2017 | January 20, the day of Trump's inauguration will also be a day of mass protests against Trump and the racism and misogyny he represents. The following are seven reasons to take the streets on (...)

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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 (...)

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Julia Wallace

MIDDLE EAST

The Carnage of Aleppo

December 23, 2016 | Aleppo is a tragedy. Over a quarter million people have died in the confrontation between the rebels and the forces of the Syrian government.

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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.

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UNITED STATES

Goldman Sachs’ Latest Investment: The White House

December 10, 2016 | After a long campaign against Wall Street and the establishment, Donald Trump has managed to fill his cabinet with Wall Street speculators.

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DEATH OF FIDEL CASTRO

In Defense of the Cuban Revolution

November 26, 2016 | After Fidel Castro’s death, the mainstream media and bourgeois politicians have been quick to bash Castro and the Cuban regime. Cuban gusanos living in Miami were seen celebrating his death last (...)

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UNITED STATES

US Elections Are a Sham

November 16, 2016 | There’s been a flood of explanations for Trump’s victory. Interpretations aside, his triumph is a measure of how undemocratic the electoral system is.

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Tre Kwon

US ELECTIONS

Hillary on Thin Ice

November 04, 2016 | The FBI’s reopened investigation and the Podesta emails introduce unstable ground for Hillary Clinton just days before the elections.

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IDEAS & DEBATES

United Front and the Fight Against the Union Bureaucracy

September 19, 2016 | The workers’ united front does not mean peaceful coexistence with the union bureaucracy.

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UNITED STATES - PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

Let’s Get over Sanders and Back into the Streets

July 18, 2016 | Last week, Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton, leaving many of his supporters disappointed. But there is still a way forward: join the protests, organize, (...)

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