United States

IMMIGRATION

Trump’s Attack on Haitian Immigrants

November 21, 2017 | The government ended Temporary Protected Status for nearly 59,000 Haitians. Those affected will be forced to return to Haiti or come up with an alternative (...)

UNITED STATES / HOTEL WORKERS

Sick of Working "Like Donkeys," Hilton Workers Fight for A Union

November 14, 2017

William Lewis

IDEAS & DEBATES

District Attorney: No Role For a Socialist

November 11, 2017 | A DSA member ran for district attorney in New York City. Is this an appropriate ambition for a socialist?

Francesca Gomes

UNITED STATES

Anti-Trump Elections Signal Opening for Socialist Politics

November 10, 2017 | Progressive candidates and even socialist candidates did well in Tuesday's election. How can we use this to build a mass anti-capitalist movement?

Tatiana Cozzarelli

UNITED STATES

TPS: Trump Government Ends Protection for Nicaraguans and Opens Door to Mass Deportation

November 07, 2017 | The DHS announced a new attack on the immigrant community. TPS will not be extended for Nicaraguans and Hondurans will only get a six-month extension.

Luigi Morris

UNITED STATES

Republicans Invite “Guest Workers” To Further Exploitation

November 06, 2017 | A new bill proposed by the GOP attempts to revise H-2A visas and make massive cuts to salaries, workers’ right to housing, and other rights.

Alex Osorio

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.

Juan Cruz Ferre

UNITED STATES

Trump’s Tax Plan is an Act of Class War

November 03, 2017 | Trump's tax plan is an unbridled attack on the working class.

Maria Aurelio

VIETNAM

America’s Forgotten Chemical Warfare

November 02, 2017 | Vietnamese people continue to feel the effects of US chemical warfare: Agent Orange.

Khanh Le

UNITED STATES

The Origins of New York’s No Strike Clause

October 24, 2017 | The Taylor Law bars public sector workers from going on strike. From a Marxist perspective, what do strikes mean? And how did this draconian law come about to begin with? This is the first of two (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

UNITED STATES

#MeToo: Survivors Stand up to be Counted

October 22, 2017 | The #MeToo campaign brings attention to the prevalence of sexual violence, particularly perpetrated by wealthy and powerful men. What does this mean for working class (...)

Francesca Gomes

US-IRAN

Who Wins and Who Loses in Trump’s Iran Strategy?

October 18, 2017 | On Friday, October 13, Trump declared that he will not re-validate the nuclear deal with Iran; nor will he break with it entirely.

Arielle Concilio

BLACK STRUGGLE

Left Voice joins the Afro-Socialist Coalition at Taste of Soul LA

October 18, 2017 | This year, among the festivities as well as corporate sponsors, the Afro Socialist Coalition, made up of DSA-LA, Left Voice, The Undercommons and the Los Angeles Black Workers Center, will table (...)

Julia Wallace

GUEST POST

Notes on Working Class Independence: Unions, NGOs, and the Democratic Party

October 16, 2017 | What does working class independence mean? How should we orient towards the labor movement?

Kate Doyle Griffiths

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 (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre
Shreya Mahajan

Guest Post

Gentrification and Capital’s Co-Option of American Cities

October 11, 2017 | In ‘How to Kill A City’ Peter Moskowitz examines the process of gentrification as it has transformed New Orleans, Detroit, San Francisco, and New York.

Emma Vignola

UNITED STATES

Sanders Can’t Turn Back the Clock on US Imperialism

October 06, 2017 | Sanders gave his most progressive foreign policy yet, but it still falls short of providing a real left alternative to the US imperialist agenda.

Robert Belano
Tatiana Cozzarelli

UNITED STATES

DACA Repeal Looms Ahead: Debunking the Good Immigrant, Bad Immigrant Myth

October 05, 2017 | On September 5, Trump announced his plans to rescind DACA in six months' time. Today marks the deadline for thousands of youth to renew their immigration status for possibly the last (...)

Jason Koh

LGBT

Trump Administration Attacks LGBT Workers

October 05, 2017 | A lawyer for the Department of Justice argued that discrimination against LGBTQ employees should not be considered a violation of federal law.

Arielle Concilio

United States

Trump and a Policy of Fear Against Migrants

October 03, 2017 | This week, the Donald Trump government deported 498 immigrants in an ICE offensive against the Sanctuary Cities.

Ximena Goldman

United States

Elizabeth Warren Votes for Massive Increase of War Budget

October 02, 2017 | Elizabeth Warren votes for a defense budget that is higher than the one that Donald Trump requested.

Sonja Krieger

UNITED STATES

Trump’s America First Imperialism

September 21, 2017 | On Tuesday, Trump gave a speech to the United Nations outlining the new axis of evil. Despite a stress on national sovereignty, Trump's real message for the world was to put US interests (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

GUEST POST

How to Get Away With Murder: Another Cop Kills and is Set Free in St Louis

September 17, 2017 | A former police officer is acquitted in the 2011 killing of Anthony Lamar Smith, a Black man. Thousands took to the streets in St. Louis.

Eric R.

ARGENTINA

Black Panther Elders Demand an Answer: Where is Santiago Maldonado?

September 16, 2017 | At this month’s Panther Breakfast, Black Panther Alumni Committee voted to support the campaign to demand the return of Santiago Maldonado.

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