Ideas & Debates

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

MIDDLE EAST

Turkey’s Fragile Bonapartism

January 06, 2017 | Turkey may hold a referendum on the transition to an authoritarian presidential system as soon as late March; however, Erdoğan’s Bonapartist shift does not herald stability for the ruling class, (...)

Barış Yıldırım
Foti Benlisoy

IDEAS & DEBATES

On Internationalism: A Response to the Partido Obrero

January 02, 2017 | A discussion on Gramsci’s concept of ‘organic crisis,’ the revolutionary internationalism, and what it looks like in practice.

Claudia Cinatti

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

IDEAS & DEBATES

The Working Class, the Left, and Right-Wing Populism

December 20, 2016 | The election of Donald Trump and the rise of the far right in Europe have rekindled the much-needed debate about the left’s relationship with the working class.

Diego Lotito
Josefina L. Martínez

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

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

GUEST POST

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

December 10, 2016

Mike Davis

ECONOMY

The Robotics Revolution

December 06, 2016 | The intimate story between productivity and investment. Clues to overcome technological optimists and pessimists. There are many theories to explain the phenomenon of the century: profit versus (...)

Paula Bach

ZANON

What Would a World Without Bosses Be Like?

December 06, 2016 | Way back in 2003, I visited a factory in the dusty steppes of Patagonia in Argentina. The Zanon Factory produces ceramic tiles.

Wladek Flakin

The Hungarian Revolution of 1956

At the Source of Eastern Europe’s Bureaucratic Governments : the Degeneration of the Soviet Union

December 05, 2016 | On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution, Left Voice in collaboration with Révolution Permanente, will publish a series of articles on the different aspects of one of (...)

Philippe Alcoy

IDEAS & DEBATES

David Harvey and Robert Brenner Discuss the Economy and Donald Trump

December 02, 2016 | The two marxist scholars exchange on the current economic situation and the tasks ahead.

DEBATES ON IMPERIALISM TODAY

Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin on the Foundations and Limits of US Power

December 02, 2016 | Authors Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin debate with Left Voice columnist Esteban Mercatante on the limits of US hegemony.

Esteban Mercatante
Leo Panitch
Sam Gindin

TURKEY

‘Pure’ democracy against the extreme right?

November 30, 2016 | The rise of the so-called illiberal democracies is the continuity of neoliberalism.

Foti Benlisoy

CUBA

The Dream of Socialism Did Not Die With Fidel Castro

November 28, 2016 | The media is quick to paint the death of Fidel as the death of not only a cruel dictator, but also as the death of revolution. The youth and working class who are rising up all over the world (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli
Leozino

ARGENTINA

5 Takeaways from the Huge Socialist Rally in Argentina

November 28, 2016 | A soccer stadium in Buenos Aires, brimming with people: nothing to call home about. An arena packed with over 20,000 Trotskyists—combative rank-and-file unionists, LGBT activists, women organizing (...)

Tre Kwon

UNITED STATES

Voices on the Left After Trump’s Victory

November 15, 2016 | Left Voice interviewed four intellectuals and activists of the US Left right after the electoral triumph of Donald Trump.

UNITED STATES

Slavoj Zizek debates Left Voice

November 11, 2016

EDUCATION

Public Education in Capitalism: A Marxist Perspective

October 31, 2016 | What do Marx and Marxism have to say about education? How can teachers use Marxism to help frame the way we think about our role in the classroom and in society, and how can we fight against (...)

Gabriela Lamelas Paz

REFLECTIONS ON A 20th CENTURY SOCIAL THEORY CLASSIC

Althusser vs. Althusser

October 28, 2016 | Louis Althusser (1918-1990), the French philosopher born in Algeria, is one of the main intellectual figures of European Marxism in the post-World War II era. A member of the French Communist (...)

Juan Dal Maso

DEBATES ON IMPERIALISM TODAY III

Open Veins of the Global South

October 22, 2016 | Continuing our series on imperialism 100 years since Lenin´s famous book on the subject, this article examines John Smith’s book, Imperialism in the Twenty-First Century.

Esteban Mercatante

ECONOMY

The Deutsche Bank Crisis and the Financial World War

October 18, 2016 | The Deutsche Bank crisis shows that the contradictions which led to the crisis of 2007/8 are not over, and instead have become interlinked with the geopolitical tensions of the great powers.

Juan Chingo

ECOLOGY

The Ecosocialist Imperative

October 13, 2016 | David Kiely interviews Hannah Holleman, activist and professor of sociology at Amherst College.

Hannah Holleman

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