Monday, February 11, 2019
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#TrotskyVersusNetflix

Nancy Fraser, Fredric Jameson and More Join Trotsky’s Grandson in Repudiating Netflix’s "Trotsky"

20/02/2019 - Academics, writers, journalists and political activists repudiate the mini-series “Trotsky”, available on Netflix.

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UNITED STATES

Sanders Votes for Increased Border Security Despite Progressive Opposition

20/02/2019 - Bernie Sanders was notably one of the only progressives in Congress to vote in favor of the recent spending bill to keep the government open. In doing so, he failed to fight in the interest of both immigrant and federal workers.

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Left Voice Magazine # 4

19/02/2019 - Probing Pay Pal Button

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GUEST POST

Why Are Home Health Aides Working 24-Hour Shifts and Only Receiving Pay for 13 Hours?

18/02/2019

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UNITED STATES

Washington Won’t Stop the Wall, But Workers Can

16/02/2019 - Demonstrating the massive undemocratic powers of the Presidency, Trump declared a state of emergency to build an 8 billion dollar xenophobic wall. The courts and the Democrats won't stop him, but workers can.

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UNITED STATES

Ilhan Omar: It’s Not Just About the Benjamins

15/02/2019 - The Israeli Lobby spends millions to influence U.S. politicians, but the United States’ uncritical support for the state of Israel is not just about AIPAC, it’s about imperialism.

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UNITED STATES

Five Things You Need to Know About Elizabeth Warren

14/02/2019 - As Warren announces her candidacy to become the Democratic Party presidential nominee for 2020, she presents herself as a progressive candidate. But her history tells a different story.

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HEALTH CARE

NYC Nurses Picket Mega-Hospitals for Safe Staffing

13/02/2019 - Nurses gear up for strike authorization votes.

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GENDER AND SEXUALITY

The True Story of “Pride”: Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners Were Communists

12/02/2019 - Their story is known around the world thanks to the film "Pride": 35 years ago, a group of lesbian and gay people in Britain formed a group to support the miners' strike. A founder of the group talks about how the film made them look stupider, but also prettier, than they really (...)

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LATIN AMERICA

Argentina’s Left Front Repudiates Coup Attempt in Venezuela

12/02/2019 - In the wake of the U.S.-backed institutional coup attempt in Venezuela led by President of the National Assembly, Juan Guaidó, the Left Front in Argentina issued the following statement.

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LATIN AMERICA

The Imperialist Plot Against Venezuela

07/02/2019 - Donald Trump and the most sinister parts of the American regime are revealing that the “America First” slogan is nothing more than the rhetoric of a reloaded imperialism.

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UNITED STATES

It’s Not Over: Brooklyn Inmates Still Without Heat

05/02/2019 - During the “polar vortex” this January, 1,600 prisoners in Brooklyn went without heat or water for days. After pressure from protesters and family members outside the prison, the Metropolitan Detention Center is beginning to address its inhumane (...)

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MIGRANT RIGHTS

Migrants on Hunger Strike Are Being Force-Fed at Texas Detention Center

01/02/2019 - In the El Paso Processing Center in Texas, eleven migrants are on hunger strike against the conditions of the center, the slowness of their legal proceedings, and the verbal abuse they regularly receive from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (...)

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TUNISIA

Austerity Measures in Tunisia Result in Nationwide Strike of Public Sector Workers

31/01/2019 - On Thursday, January 17th the powerful Tunisian General Labor Union, the UGTT, led a 24-hour strike of public sector workers to coincide with the anniversary of the 2011 uprising known as "The Jasmine Revolution".

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Clemency Is Not Freedom: Lessons from the Case of Cyntoia Brown

26/01/2019 - Cyntoia Brown was granted clemency by Tennessee governor Bill Haslam earlier this week, but the terms of her release are far from just.

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IDEAS AND DEBATES

A Socialist Case Against Bernie 2020

25/01/2019 - A left-populist campaign inside the Democratic Party will not get us closer to socialism.

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VENEZUELA

Trump, Bolsonaro and Latin American Right Support Attempted Coup in Venezuela

24/01/2019 - In a clear demonstration of imperialist interventionism, President Trump recognized right-wing opposition leader Juan Guaidó as “interim president” of Venezuela.

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MEXICO

[VIDEO] The Maquila Strike in Matamoros Challenges US Multinationals

23/01/2019 - More than seventy thousand maquila workers in northern Mexico are striking against poverty wages.

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LA TEACHERS STRIKE

LA Teachers Strike Ends with New Contract and Mixed Feelings

23/01/2019 - The LA teacher strike won important gains, with massive protests in the rain and pickets at the majority of schools. However, some teachers have mixed feeling about the process of approving the contract, as well as about the contract (...)

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THE INVISIBLE WAR

Made in the USA: How the U.S. Manufactures Death and Destruction in Yemen

23/01/2019 - Since the Obama administration started ramping up U.S. arms deals with Saudi Arabia, the military-industrial complex has been supporting an imperialist war on Yemen and profiting from the creation of an unimaginable human crisis.

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WOMEN'S MOVEMENT

The Electoral Strategy of the Women’s March

21/01/2019 - Tens of thousands of people took to the streets for the third annual Women's March. What are the limits of the electoral strategy put forward by leaders?

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UNITED STATES

General Strike to Shut Down the Shutdown

19/01/2019 - It would be the quickest and surest path to an end of Trump’s shutdown

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LOS ANGELES

Interview with a 30 Year UTLA Militant Teacher and Socialist

18/01/2019 - On the first day of the LA teachers strike, Left Voice spoke with Jeff Pott, a retired 30-year UTLA activist, 1989 striker, and socialist. The interview was conducted on the picket line at Marshall High School where Jeff worked for many (...)

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MEXICO

Over 40 Maquila Factories on Strike in Mexico

17/01/2019 - More than seventy thousand maquila workers in northern Mexico are fighting for salary increases and the payment of annual bonuses among other demands.

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CALIFORNIA

Los Angeles Teachers Strike for Public Education

16/01/2019 - The LA teachers’ strike in defense of public education makes the rich and the government of California tremble.

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