Labor movement

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

LABOR

AT&T Workers Fire Warning Shot Against the Company

March 25, 2017 | Earlier this week, 17,000 AT&T workers in Nevada and California went on a one day strike against the company for unfair labor conditions.

Rohit Chandan

BRAZIL

Towards a General Strike? Massive Brazilian Work Stoppages on March 15

March 17, 2017 | On the afternoon on March 15th, all major Brazilian cities were shaken by major protests against proposed cuts to retirement benefits and a loosening of labor regulations. The day began with (...)

Victor Mariutti

ARGENTINA

Argentina: Massive Teacher’s March on Eighth Day of Strike

March 17, 2017 | The teachers are at the forefront of a growing struggle against austerity measures, layoffs and inflation.

Sara Jayne

MEXICO

Maquila Workers Against Femicide and Exploitation

March 07, 2017 | Mexico is known around the world for having one of the highest rates of femicide, particularly in the more industrialized northern states that share a border with the US.

Ximena Goldman

ARGENTINA

Zanon expropriated: An unforgettable day!

March 03, 2017 | Workers’ self-management at Zanon ceramic tile factory is nearing its 15-year milestone of struggle and production.

Titin Moreira
Raúl Godoy
Mariano Pedrero

SWEDEN

Swedish dockworkers do battle with APM Terminals

February 23, 2017 | Swedish dockworkers in the port of Gothenburg are in the midst of a long-running dispute with APM Terminals (APMT). This dispute between members of the Swedish Dockworkers’ Union (SDU) and APMT (...)

Sean Robertson

EUROPE

Swedish Dockworkers’ Union: Born Fighting Bosses and Bureaucrats

February 22, 2017 | The Swedish Dockworkers’ Union (SDU) has been shaped by decades of rank and file rebellion, bureaucratic expulsions from a general transport union and a long history of international solidarity.

Sean Robertson

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

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

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

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

ARGENTINA

Solidarity Campaign With Zanon Under Worker Control

December 15, 2016 | Workers’ self-management at Zanon ceramic tile factory is nearing its 15-year milestone of struggle and production. Zanon workers have launched a national and international campaign to establish a (...)

Zanon Strike Fund Committee

UNITED STATES

“Right-to-work” laws –what they are and how to fight them

December 15, 2016 | High at the top of the GOP and big business wish list for the New Year is a National Right-To-Work (RTW) law aimed at gutting the ability of the unions to finance themselves and fight back (...)

John Leslie

ZANON

Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis in Support of Zanon Workers

December 14, 2016 | Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis, Canadian journalists and figures of the anti-globalization movement sent a message of solidarity with the workers of Zanon. Zanon is a factory in Neuquen, Argentina (...)

Naomi Klein
Avi Lewis

ARGENTINA

Trotskyists to Pack Stadium of 20,000

November 17, 2016 | The Argentine Left and Workers' Front has called a national rally for this Saturday, November 19. The event will be held at a 20,000-person capacity soccer stadium in Buenos Aires.

Luigi Morris

EGYPT

Egyptian Shipyard Workers’ Defiance Sparks Solidarity Movement

September 16, 2016 | Workers at the Alexandria Shipyard Company have been victimised and dragged before a military court for standing up for their rights at work, but a growing solidarity movement is putting the (...)

Hisham Fouad

Breaking the Bars After Attica

September 07, 2016 | This Friday, the 45th anniversary of the Attica Rebellion, prisoners in up to 50 prisons across the country are organizing work stoppages and protests. Left Voice interviews Maya Schenwar, author (...)

Maya Schenwar

ARGENTINA

Two years later: MadyGraf Under Workers Management

August 24, 2016 | On August 12, 2014 workers took control of the RR Donnelly factory in Argentina, which had abruptly closed the day before and left 200 people jobless. Marco Pollo, a leader in the struggle, tells (...)

Adriana Meyer

Unemployment and Poverty, Inherent Features of Capitalism

July 07, 2016 | Millions of workers in the U.S. and around the world struggle to survive, often working low-wage, part-time jobs with no benefits. These victims of capitalism's drive for profits must be at the (...)

John Leslie

EUROPE

VIDEO: Voices of Resistance in France

July 06, 2016 | Simon Zamora Martin spoke to French activists and combative workers about their struggle

Klasse Gegen Klasse

FRANCE

The Struggle is Creative

June 23, 2016 | This incredible work of art is part of a magnificent photographic installation by dockworkers in Le Havre and the artist known as JR.

Révolution Permanente

The Night Shift: Capitalism’s Silent Killer

June 21, 2016 | Millions work night shifts to satisfy the capitalist system’s around-the-clock drive for profits, which poses a serious threat to the health of night workers. Time for a fight back to reclaim the (...)

John Leslie

INTERVIEW

Their Thing was DRUM: Black Power in the Factory

June 20, 2016 | Left Voice speaks with Dan Georgakas, activist, historian and co-author of the classic narrative, ‘Detroit: I Do Mind Dying: A Study in Urban Revolution’, recently released in French. In addition (...)

Dan Georgakas

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