Latin America

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

BRAZIL

São Paulo Metro on Strike

March 15, 2017 | Transit workers in São Paulo, Brazil join nationwide work stoppage on March 15th against austerity measures.

Victor Mariutti

WOMEN'S STRIKE

International Women’s Day in the Land of Femicides

March 07, 2017 | Left Voice interviews Mexican socialist, Joss Espinoza. She is a student at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and an activist in the socialist women's organization "Pan y Rosas" (Bread (...)

Joselyn Espinosa

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

Argentine Teachers’ Union Votes to Strike on International Women’s Day

March 06, 2017 | Teachers vote a work stoppage on March 8, International Women's Day.

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

MEXICO

A Close Look at the Zapatistas Presidential Campaign

February 28, 2017 | Last year, the Zapatista Army of National Liberation announced that it would launch an indigenous candidacy alongside the National Indigenous Congress for the 2018 presidential elections in Mexico.

Óscar Fernández

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.

Juan Cruz Ferre
Marisela Trevin

BRAZIL

Brazil After the Coup: Austerity, Attacks and Scandals

January 27, 2017 | After the right-wing coup, the government has intensified attacks against the working class. Scandals and plummeting popularity has not stopped these attacks from coming. What can be done to (...)

Leandro Lanfredi

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

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