United States


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.


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.


St. Louis Protests Against Police Impunity

September 16, 2017 | Protests erupt in St Louis after the acquittal of Jason Stockley, a former cop charged with first-degree murder of unarmed Black man Anthony Lamar Smith in (...)


Irma Hits Puerto Rico

September 08, 2017 | The path of recovery in the aftermath of Irma, in the context of unresolved economic crisis on the island.

Héctor Reyes


The U.S. and North Korea: A War of Nerves, For Now.

September 07, 2017 | While Hurricane Harvey devastated Houston, another storm was brewing thousands of miles away.

Claudia Cinatti


Trump Cancels DACA, Launches Draconian Attack on Young Immigrants

September 05, 2017 | Trump is expected to end the DACA program today, putting hundreds of thousands of young people in jeopardy of deportation. The action would reverse a hard-fought gain, however limited, of the (...)

Robert Belano
Shreya Mahajan


Harvey’s Victims: Prisoners Drink Toilet Water in a Fight to Survive Under Lockdown

September 04, 2017 | Inmates in Texas experience flooding and lack of food and water. They are drinking toilet water while under lockdown and two prisoners were reported dead. Left Voice interviews Rachel, whose (...)

US Politics

Noam Chomsky and Chris Hedges Are Wrong - Antifa and Nazis Are Not the Same

September 02, 2017 | Chris Hedges condemns violence on both sides—much in the way Donald Trump did. In his view, antifa and the Nazis are two sides of the same coin.

Isaac Russo


Hurricane Harvey and the Humanitarian Crisis in Houston

August 31, 2017 | On the need for a working-class response, six days into the disaster unfolding in Texas.

Ben Fredericks


Cop Organizers Aren’t Comrades

August 30, 2017 | A police organizer was voted to the leadership of the DSA. What is the nature of the police and what should the position of socialists be?

Julia Wallace
Tatiana Cozzarelli


Joe Arpaio’s Pardon and an Iron Fist Against Migrants

August 24, 2017 | The case of racist and anti-immigrant former sheriff Joe Arpaio took the spotlight after Trump announced he was assessing his pardon.

Barbara Funes

Trump at the Precipice?

August 24, 2017 | The firing of Steve Bannon from his post as Chief Strategist represents a victory for John Kelly and offers the possibility of imposing order between the various factions that surround the (...)

Jimena Vergara


Boston Fights Back Against White Supremacy

August 20, 2017 | Just a week after Charlottesville, over 40,000 counter-protesters took to the streets in Boston, greatly outnumbering the 50 attendees at the “Free Speech Rally” organized by a group with white (...)

Sara Jayne


VIDEO: Take the Streets to Fight White Nationalists and Donald Trump

August 19, 2017 | Last Saturday, hundreds of white supremacists mobilized in Charlottesville, Virginia, violently attacking a counter protest that denounced the hate and racism of these ultra right (...)


Mobilize Against Fascists Wherever They Emerge

August 14, 2017 | In our rage and anger, we need to draw certain lessons from the events in Charlottesvill.

Charlie Post


Charlottesville Rally Turns Deadly: Build Unity to Smash Fascism!

August 14, 2017 | Trump has been silent about the large number of racist and anti-Semitic hate crimes that have taken place since he took office. In a rambling and barely-coherent statement following the clashes (...)

Steve Xavier


Behind the scenes with the Black Panthers: An interview with photographer Stephen Shames

August 07, 2017 | Left Voice speaks with Stephen Shames, a documentary photographer who spent years chronicling the Black Panthers at the height of their activities.

Stephen Shames


DSA Votes for BDS, Reparations, and Out of the Socialist International

August 05, 2017 | A brief run-down on events at the DSA National Convention.

Juan Cruz Ferre


Nissan Battle: White Supremacy and Anti-Unionism Go Hand in Hand

August 03, 2017 | Nissan uses race baiting and threats to try to stop workers from unionizing.

Julia Wallace

United States

The White House Approaches Boiling Point

August 03, 2017 | It is no easy feat to be deemed too vulgar, too boorish, or too volatile for the Trump Administration — but Anthony Scaramucci managed that distinction. And in somehow demonstrating his ability to (...)

Robert Belano


A Left Rooted in the Working Class - Interview with Kim Moody

August 03, 2017 | Kim Moody speaks about the changing nature of the production process and the challenges for the left to build militant rank-and-file organizations in key points of (...)

Kim Moody


B&H Workers: We are With You!

July 31, 2017 | B&H Workers, we are with you! That is the cry of solidarity heard during the weekly pickets of workers and solidarity organizations every Friday and Sunday at the doors of B&H Photo Video (...)


Deliver Us to the Lesser Evil: How Social Movements Bury Themselves in the Democratic Party

July 28, 2017 | The Democratic Party has often been called “the graveyard of social movements,” and more often than not the social struggles in the United States end their useful lives digging their own graves in (...)

Hart Eagleburger
Jack Rusk


Why Do Republicans Keep Failing to Repeal Obamacare?

July 27, 2017 | With a new attempt to kill the ACA in shambles, a close look at the social forces behind each of the health care programs is in order.

Juan Cruz Ferre