28/04/2017 - In Sao Paulo, Brazil’s biggest city, airline, subway and heavy industry workers engage in the general strike, bringing the city to a standstill.
28/04/2017 - There are pickets and roadblocks in cities around the country. In places like Sao Paulo and Rio, there has been repression. The Brazilian working class is fighting back against austerity and Temer’s coup government.
27/04/2017 - Israeli historian Ilan Pappé talks about the occupation of Palestine, the Arab War of 1948 and the current oppression of the Palestinians at the hands of Zionism.
26/04/2017 - US imperialist penetration in Mexico exists on many levels, profing off of the flow of goods, but limiting the flow of people. The War on Drugs, as well as the huge demand for drugs created an intricate web of violence on the Mexican (...)
25/04/2017 - B&H, a famous New York photo, video and audio store, is trying to close its Brooklyn warehouses. 300 workers could lose their jobs – all because they voted to join a union. But labor activists aren't putting up with this attempt at union (...)
“Citizens’ Revolution” or Anti-Capitalist Program?: Why we Support Poutou in the French Presidential Elections
22/04/2017 - Here, we examine the candidacy of Jean-Luc Mélanchon, the “leftist” ex-Socialist leader who is now third in the polls. However, despite the panic that his popularity has caused among the French establishment, what Mélanchon seeks is a partnership with capital, not a challenge to it. In contrast (...)
18/04/2017 - After weeks, the teachers struggle in Argentina continues despite brutal repression of an “itinerant school.”
16/04/2017 - Cuomo's Excelsior Plan promises to make college free for the middle class. This is a smokescreen for a backdoor tuition hike.
15/04/2017 - With two days left until the constitutional referendum vote in Turkey on April 16th, there are still a myriad of potential scenarios and outcomes. Regardless of the result of the vote, the left will be tasked to navigate a post-referendum political climate, with both considerable possibilities (...)
13/04/2017 - Nancy Fraser, David Harvey, Judith Butler, Cornell West, Etienne Balibar and other students and intellectuals sign a petition calling for a moratorium on May 1. The following pledge is being circulated by students, staff, faculty, and administrators across the United States. Sign and circulate (...)
11/04/2017 - Interview with Raúl Godoy, Zanon worker and national leader of the PTS. Godoy was the first General Secretary of the Sindicato de Obreros y Empleados Ceramistas de Neuquén (SOECN - Ceramic Workers’ Union of Neuquén) after the union was reclaimed from the bureaucracy. This interview occurred at the (...)
10/04/2017 - Philippe Poutou, presidential candidate for the New Anticapitalist Party and factory worker, brought the class struggle to center stage during the French presidential debate.