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UNITED STATES

The Women’s Movement We Need

January 18, 2017 | The Trump administration will mean increased attacks against women. The Women’s March on Washington demonstrates the potential for the creation of a new, responsive women’s movement. Here, I will (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

TRUMP INAUGURATION

Resistance Against Trump: Inauguration Actions in DC

January 16, 2017 | A list of events and actions taking place in Washington, DC from January 19 to 21.

TRUMP PRESIDENCY

Death to Public Programs: Pro-Privatization Hawk to Head Medicaid

January 14, 2017 | With Seema Verma appointed Trump’s head of Medicare and Medicaid, we can expect the acceleration of privatization and dismantling of current government health insurance programs. In the coming (...)

Tre Kwon
Shreya Mahajan

GUEST POST

Elections: A Small Piece of Socialist Strategy

January 13, 2017 | Real working class power is built through organization and disruption, not by support for bourgeois electoral candidates

Hart Eagleburger
Jack Rusk

GUEST POST

Viewing Bernie Through Rose-Colored Glasses

January 07, 2017 | The Bernie Sanders presidential campaign and its aftermath shows the folly of the DSA’s electoral strategy

Hart Eagleburger
Jack Rusk

UNITED STATES

Silk Pajamas for Fancy Ladies: My Ma, Refugee Factory Worker

January 06, 2017

Khanh Le

UNITED STATES

Bring BLM Back to the Streets: A Critique of the M4BL Platform

December 30, 2016 | Donald Trump’s victory demands our vigilance and readiness to fight. The urgency for a united front of resistance and mobilizations to defend against rightwing attacks has become clearer than (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre
Julia Wallace

UNITED STATES

Trump: The Fall of the Neoliberal Narrative

December 29, 2016 | Much has been written to absorb the conservative avalanche that turned so many states red in the November elections. Even the screenwriters of “House of Cards” could not have a big enough (...)

Claudia Cinatti

GUEST POST

A Blueprint for Compromise

December 27, 2016 | The authors critically analyze Seth Ackerman’s ‘Blueprint for a New Party’.

Hart Eagleburger
Jack Rusk

UNITED STATES

The Roots of Trumpism

December 26, 2016 | A radical, right-wing, middle-class insurgency displaced the hegemonic capitalists in the Republican Party, at least temporarily.

Charlie Post

US-RUSSIA

Russian Hacks in Trump’s America

December 23, 2016 | Despite uncertainties about the hack, this situation reveals the correlation of political forces prior to Trump’s inauguration, a crisis within both political parties and tensions between the CIA (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

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

GUEST POST

The Opportunity of the Present Moment

December 19, 2016 | Trump's ascension to power is weeks away. Left Voice presents a series by guest contributors on the current political conjuncture, the left, and prospects for party-building in the United States.

Hart Eagleburger
Jack Rusk

GUEST POST

Breaking Up with Bernie

December 18, 2016 | A Sandernista ends things with Bernie

Tasha DeCastra

UNITED STATES

1917: Black Troops Rebel Against Jim Crow in Houston

December 17, 2016 | The year was 1917. Black Troops in Houston rebel against police violence and against Jim Crow.

John Leslie

UNITED STATES

Betsy DeVos: The Anti-Public School Secretary of Education

December 16, 2016 | Betsy DeVos is, without a doubt, the least qualified, most anti-public school person to ever be nominated as Secretary of Education. Never having worked in, attended or studied public schools, (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

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

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

Resistance against Policing

UCLA Talks Global Resistance Against Policing

December 12, 2016 | The Undercommons and UCLA’s African Activist Association hosted a conversation about global resistance against policing. Speakers halied from South Africa, Brazil, the Phillipines and Los Angeles.

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò

UNITED STATES

UCLA Scholarship Prefers Whites

December 10, 2016 | A UCLA scholarship for graduate students is "for residents of Hawaii, with preference given to a Caucasian graduate student who is a resident of Hawaii."

Tatiana Cozzarelli

GUEST POST

Mike Davis: Trump, Pat Buchanan and...Zombies

December 10, 2016

Mike Davis

GUEST POST

The Green Party: A Washed-Out Strategy of the Left

December 09, 2016 | Several leftist parties placed their bets on the Greens. Despite favorable conditions for the growth of the Greens, they failed to become the dynamic third party that so many leftists believed (...)

William Lewis

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

UNITED STATES

Painters’ Union Calls to Organize Against KKK

December 07, 2016 | The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) Local 10 recently passed a resolution expressing the union's commitment to join mobilizations and resistance against the KKK and (...)

IUPAT Local 10

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