Philippe Alcoy

Paris

The Hungarian Revolution of 1956

At the Source of Eastern Europe’s Bureaucratic Governments : the Degeneration of the Soviet Union

December 05, 2016 | On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution, Left Voice in collaboration with Révolution Permanente, will publish a series of articles on the different aspects of one of (...)

Philippe Alcoy

The Hungarian Revolution of 1956

The Days When Hungarian Workers Defied Stalinism

December 02, 2016 | The Hungarian Revolution of 1956 is, so to speak, a “forgotten revolution.” Erased and banished from popular memory, it was a thorny subject for Soviet authorities and remains one for Western (...)

Juan Chingo
Philippe Alcoy

The Gypsies’ Tortuous Journey

June 16, 2016 | The migration crisis has clearly shown the structural nature of racism and xenophobia in Europe. The Roma people are among the most oppressed in the continent; in France, there has been a rapid (...)

Philippe Alcoy

INTERVIEW

The Labor Movement in Post-Communist Countries

June 10, 2016 | We interviewed Mihai Varga, a Romanian specialist on trade unionism in Eastern and Central Europe and author of "Worker Protests in post-communist Romania and Ukraine," published in August 2015. (...)

Philippe Alcoy

Wind of Change?

Mass mobilization, political crisis and capitalism in Eastern Europe – Part II

February 26, 2016 | A new period of social unrest has opened up in Eastern Europe. It gives expression to widespread discontent with degrading conditions and disillusionment with not only the political elite, but (...)

Philippe Alcoy

Wind of change?

Mass mobilization, political crisis and capitalism in Eastern Europe

February 09, 2016 | Many of the capitalist regimes in Eastern Europe have faced continued instability as they are challenged by mass movements from below. What is the historical background to these struggles and (...)

Philippe Alcoy

BOOK REVIEW

Yugoslavia after Capitalist Restoration

January 24, 2016 | A new book edited by two of Yugoslavia´s most prominent leftist intellectuals help shed light on the challenges facing the left in the aftermath of capitalist restoration and collapse.

Philippe Alcoy

INTERVIEW

Russian Truck Drivers on Strike

December 17, 2015 | They are fighting against a new tax that charges truckers for each kilometer they drive. In a sector where 80% are private trucks or tiny owners that hold two trucks at most, this new tax is (...)

Philippe Alcoy

INTERVIEW

Albania: Tens of thousands march against the government

December 16, 2015 | Last week almost 50,000 people demonstrated in Tirana, the capital of Albania, against the socialist government of Prime Minister Edi Rama.

Philippe Alcoy

FRANCE

The Truth About the COP21 Crackdown

December 01, 2015 | The disingenuous coverage of the crackdown against both environmental activists during the COP21 as well as those protesting the state of emergency says a lot about what government and media are (...)

Philippe Alcoy