Latin America

Mexico

10 Points to Understand the Gasolinazo Protests in Mexico

January 09, 2017 | A rise in gas prices (gasolinazo), electricity bills and consumer prices has channeled popular discontent against Peña Nieto’s administration, sparking protests across the country.

Barbara Funes

GENDER

Brazil: Street Vendor Killed for Defending a Trans Woman

January 05, 2017 | On Christmas night, two men were drunkenly urinating outside the Sao Paulo metro when a homeless trans woman let them know that there was a restroom in the station.

IDEAS & DEBATES

On Internationalism: A Response to the Partido Obrero

January 02, 2017 | A discussion on Gramsci’s concept of ‘organic crisis,’ the revolutionary internationalism, and what it looks like in practice.

Claudia Cinatti

MEXICO

Peña Nieto on the Tightrope

December 22, 2016 | Faced with scandals and oppositional mobilizations, the Peña Nieto administration is in a downward spiral. What hardships has Peña Nieto’s government faced in the past months?

Óscar Fernández

US-MEXICO

Trump’s Presidency: A Tipping Point for Immigrant Workers

December 21, 2016 | Under Barack Obama, the situation of Mexicans and Central Americans was unsustainable. With Trump, millions of families face a dire future.

Jimena Vergara

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

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

CUBA

Fidel, Che and Socialism in Cuba

December 13, 2016 | With his characteristic lucidity, Ernesto “Che” Guevara highlighted in his article “Socialism and Man in Cuba” a series of problems related to the “transition to socialism” on the island.

Juan Dal Maso
Fernando Rosso

BRAZIL-US

CUNY Skypes with Brazilian Student Occupiers

December 08, 2016 | CUNY Urban Education skyped with two Brazilian students: a college student who is currently occupying his university and a high school student who was part of the first wave of occupations a year ago.

Khanh Le

ZANON

What Would a World Without Bosses Be Like?

December 06, 2016 | Way back in 2003, I visited a factory in the dusty steppes of Patagonia in Argentina. The Zanon Factory produces ceramic tiles.

Wladek Flakin

US-MEXICO

Call to Fight: Socialists in Mexico Against Deportations

December 04, 2016 | Trump has promised to carry out two to three million deportations as president. The renegotiation of NAFTA will dramatically increase precarious work conditions in Mexico and the US.

Sergio Moissen

CHILE

Trotskyist and Feminist Bárbara Brito Wins University of Chile Student Union Vice-Presidency

December 01, 2016 | This is the first time that a candidate from the revolutionary, anti-capitalist left won a senior position in the country’s oldest student federation at its most important university.

Sean Robertson

ARGENTINA

Our Flag is a Workers’ Government and an End to Capitalism

November 29, 2016 | The following was the closing speech of former Presidential candidate for the Left and Workers Front, Nicolás del Caño in a stadium filled with 20,000 people for a rally called by the Left and (...)

Nicolás del Caño

CUBA

The Dream of Socialism Did Not Die With Fidel Castro

November 28, 2016 | The media is quick to paint the death of Fidel as the death of not only a cruel dictator, but also as the death of revolution. The youth and working class who are rising up all over the world (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli
Leozino

ARGENTINA

5 Takeaways from the Huge Socialist Rally in Argentina

November 28, 2016 | A soccer stadium in Buenos Aires, brimming with people: nothing to call home about. An arena packed with over 20,000 Trotskyists—combative rank-and-file unionists, LGBT activists, women organizing (...)

Tre Kwon

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 (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre

DEATH OF FIDEL CASTRO

Cuba after Fidel

November 26, 2016 | The following article was published in 2008, when Raul Castro formally took over the Presidency of Cuba. Today, on the day of Castro’s death, we must examine the immense pressures and (...)

Diego Dalai

DEATH OF FIDEL CASTRO

Fidel Castro and His Role in History

November 26, 2016 | Today, the day of Fidel Castro’s death, we remember his central role in history and in the imaginary of revolutionaries.

Facundo Aguirre

ARGENTINA

Nov 19: The Day Socialists Filled A Soccer Stadium

November 20, 2016 | Saturday November 19 was a historic day for the Argentine left. It marks the day of the largest left rally in the past 30 years. Called by the Left and Workers Front (Frente Izquierda de los (...)

ARGENTINA

#SocialistsFillStadium: Follow it on Left Voice!

November 19, 2016 | TODAY, Trotskyists will fill a stadium of 20,000 seats in Buenos Aires. Live updates on Left Voice!

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

CUTS TO EDUCATION

CUNY Students Support Brazilian Student Occupations

November 06, 2016 | What happened in Philadelphia and what’s happening in Brazil is an attack on the working class and marginalized communities.

Khanh Le

BRAZIL

Books and Barricades: The Revolt in Brazilian Schools

November 03, 2016 | More than 1,000 high schools and universities are currently being occupied by Brazilian students. Why are they occupying and what can this tell us about the current political situation in Brazil?

Tatiana Cozzarelli

NI UNA MENOS

From Oregon to Argentina: Solidarity with #NiUnaMenos Movement

October 21, 2016 | Members of The Graduate Student Fellows Federation (GTFF) of the University of Oregon issued a statement showing their support for the women's strike and mobilization against femicide in Argentina

Lola Loustaunau

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