Labor movement

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

ARGENTINA

Solidarity Campaign With Zanon Under Worker Control

December 15, 2016 | Workers’ self-management at Zanon ceramic tile factory is nearing its 15-year milestone of struggle and production. Zanon workers have launched a national and international campaign to establish a (...)

Zanon Strike Fund Committee

UNITED STATES

“Right-to-work” laws –what they are and how to fight them

December 15, 2016 | High at the top of the GOP and big business wish list for the New Year is a National Right-To-Work (RTW) law aimed at gutting the ability of the unions to finance themselves and fight back (...)

John Leslie

ZANON

Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis in Support of Zanon Workers

December 14, 2016 | Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis, Canadian journalists and figures of the anti-globalization movement sent a message of solidarity with the workers of Zanon. Zanon is a factory in Neuquen, Argentina (...)

Naomi Klein
Avi Lewis

ARGENTINA

Trotskyists to Pack Stadium of 20,000

November 17, 2016 | The Argentine Left and Workers' Front has called a national rally for this Saturday, November 19. The event will be held at a 20,000-person capacity soccer stadium in Buenos Aires.

Luigi Morris

EGYPT

Egyptian Shipyard Workers’ Defiance Sparks Solidarity Movement

September 16, 2016 | Workers at the Alexandria Shipyard Company have been victimised and dragged before a military court for standing up for their rights at work, but a growing solidarity movement is putting the (...)

Hisham Fouad

Breaking the Bars After Attica

September 07, 2016 | This Friday, the 45th anniversary of the Attica Rebellion, prisoners in up to 50 prisons across the country are organizing work stoppages and protests. Left Voice interviews Maya Schenwar, author (...)

Maya Schenwar

ARGENTINA

Two years later: MadyGraf Under Workers Management

August 24, 2016 | On August 12, 2014 workers took control of the RR Donnelly factory in Argentina, which had abruptly closed the day before and left 200 people jobless. Marco Pollo, a leader in the struggle, tells (...)

Adriana Meyer

Unemployment and Poverty, Inherent Features of Capitalism

July 07, 2016 | Millions of workers in the U.S. and around the world struggle to survive, often working low-wage, part-time jobs with no benefits. These victims of capitalism's drive for profits must be at the (...)

John Leslie

EUROPE

VIDEO: Voices of Resistance in France

July 06, 2016 | Simon Zamora Martin spoke to French activists and combative workers about their struggle

Klasse Gegen Klasse

FRANCE

The Struggle is Creative

June 23, 2016 | This incredible work of art is part of a magnificent photographic installation by dockworkers in Le Havre and the artist known as JR.

Révolution Permanente

The Night Shift: Capitalism’s Silent Killer

June 21, 2016 | Millions work night shifts to satisfy the capitalist system’s around-the-clock drive for profits, which poses a serious threat to the health of night workers. Time for a fight back to reclaim the (...)

John Leslie

INTERVIEW

Their Thing was DRUM: Black Power in the Factory

June 20, 2016 | Left Voice speaks with Dan Georgakas, activist, historian and co-author of the classic narrative, ‘Detroit: I Do Mind Dying: A Study in Urban Revolution’, recently released in French. In addition (...)

Dan Georgakas

FRANCE

Special Coverage: Revolt in France

June 17, 2016 | The latest on the resistance to the labor reforms in France.

FRANCE

Workers’ Combativeness Throws Bourgeoisie into Disarray

June 15, 2016 | 'What if the French soccer team went on strike?' So went the June 10 editorial of pro-business French newspaper, Les Echos, giving away the writer’s confusion and shock at the persistence and (...)

Juan Chingo

TURKEY

Women Workers Picket Avon in Turkey

June 15, 2016 | Discrimination towards women has always had a significant place in AKP's brand of political Islam, yet young female workers are coming to the forefront of class struggle – as is the case with the (...)

Barış Yıldırım

INTERVIEW

The Labor Movement in Post-Communist Countries

June 10, 2016 | We interviewed Mihai Varga, a Romanian specialist on trade unionism in Eastern and Central Europe and author of "Worker Protests in post-communist Romania and Ukraine," published in August 2015. (...)

Philippe Alcoy

UNITED STATES/ARGENTINA

VIDEO: Panel on Worker Control in Argentina

June 04, 2016 | At the Left Forum this year, Left Voice organized three panels that raised key strategic questions for the left. This is the video of the panel, “Worker Control: Experiences & Perspectives (...)

MÉXICO

Teachers Occupy Radio and TV Stations in Chiapas

May 29, 2016 | There has been an ongoing teachers’ strike to fight against the recent education reform imposed by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. The movement recently faced harsh repression and attempts by (...)

La Izquierda Diario Mexico

US/LABOR

Guatemalan Tire Workers Protest Working Conditions

May 25, 2016 | In New Bedford, a city with a population just shy of 100,000 people, the workers of Bob’s Tire Company are fighting for better working conditions and a fair contract.

WorkersMedia

FRANCE

Police Cracks Down On Protesters: Photo Report

May 18, 2016

Martin Noda

ARGENTINA

April 29 Sees Massive Union Mobilization Against Austerity

May 13, 2016 | All five of Argentina’s deeply divided union federations came together to hold a huge joint demonstration against the conservative government of Mauricio Macri.

Sean Robertson

Verizon Workers on Strike!

May 12, 2016 | Verizon workers are on strike to defend their jobs as the company threatens to outsource. Left Voice speaks with Eric, a Verizon worker with IBEW Local 2323 in Providence, Rhode Island.

WorkersMedia

ARGENTINA

Historic victory for the Left in the Tire workers’ union (SUTNA)

May 06, 2016 | On April 29, a united left slate won a historic victory in the elections of the Sindicato Único de Trabajadores del Neumático Argentino (SUTNA - United Tire Workers’ Union of Argentina). The (...)

Sean Robertson

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