Juan is a writer and editor for Left Voice and La Izquierda Diario. He is a political activist and medical doctor from Argentina and is currently pursuing a PhD in Sociology at the City University of New York.
7 November | Democrats handily took control of the House, but a few key defeats tainted the election results. The great protagonist: women of color.
Juan Cruz Ferre
1 November | A snapshot of the political situation days before the U.S. midterm elections.
25 September | “Hello disgusting lefty. I’m leaving you this [drawing of military dictator Rafael] Videla so that you think better what you do.”
On Monday, Argentine congressman Nicolás del Caño received death (...)
13 September | Chinese global aspirations can be seen in the country’s expanding investments abroad. A trade war with the United States may have devastating consequences.
Juan Cruz FerreAu Loong Yu
6 September | The peso plummets 30% in two days, President Mauricio Macri announces new austerity measures and popular resistance grows.
7 August | Things have moved quickly since June, when Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won a primary election in New York, becoming the Democratic Party’s candidate for a seat in the U.S. House of (...)
30 June | Ocasio’s victory in the Democratic primaries is a sign of increasing openness to socialism among U.S. voters. The left may squander the opportunity revealed by her win if the wrong lessons are (...)
30 May | A recent study published in The New England Journal of Medicine estimates the number of deaths caused directly or indirectly by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico at over five (...)
7 April | uiz Inácio Lula da Silva, former Brazilian President, turned himself in on Saturday to begin a 12-year jail sentence in response to a corruption conviction from July (...)
2 April | Members of the DSA in Denver introduced an “anti-capitalist plank” into the local Democratic Party constitution. Is this really the way forward to build (...)
26 March | Could the global economy crumble under a protectionist escalation? If capital is more globalized than ever before, and governments are, in the end, at the service of capital, is there any chance (...)
11 January | The theory of the permanent revolution can serve as a guide for action for working-class politics, internationalism and strategy for socialism.
10 January | Recent pension cuts backed by Argentine President Mauricio Macri have elicited vigorous popular protest.
19 December 2017 | An attempt to reform the pension system in Argentina elicits vigorous popular rejection. After a brief spring following November elections, Mauricio Macri’s right wing government faces the deepest (...)
8 December 2017 | A worker and legislator representing the Left Front, Raúl Godoy, was hit by a rubber bullet during repression carried out by the police in the province of Neuquen and suffered a serious (...)
6 November 2017 | The AFL-CIO passed a resolution that formally endorses Medicare for All, while at the same time it staunchly defends employer-based health insurance.
13 October 2017 | We need free universal healthcare. A Single-Payer program is far from ideal, but it would represent a big gain and leave workers in the U.S. in a much better position to fight for (...)
Juan Cruz FerreShreya Mahajan
18 August 2017 | Foucault’s Discipline and Punish provides a valuable insight into the scientific arrangement of space and time in different settings.
5 August 2017 | A brief run-down on events at the DSA National Convention.
27 July 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.
20 June 2017 | After intense negotiations, the forces in the Left and Workers’ Front reached an agreement to present a unified ticket throughout the country.
9 June 2017 | On June 3, 2017, a tragic accident took the lives of Ezequiel and Laura, members of the PTS Argentina. A third comrade, Federico, is fighting for his (...)
18 May 2017 | On April 29, police officer Roy Oliver shot and killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. Within 2 weeks, the cops who murdered of Alton Sterling and Terence Crutcher were (...)
14 May 2017 | Thousands of people have become politically active in the past year, galvanized by the Bernie Sanders campaign and now joining organizations on the left, such as the Democratic Socialists of (...)