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Trump: Divisions within the Elite

January 21, 2017 | Before the elections we pointed out the deep divide within the US ruling class. A bitter split emerged among the elites, with the majority supporting Hillary Clinton, the favorite of the (...)

Juan Chingo

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Sheer Demagoguery in Trump’s Inaugural Address

January 20, 2017 | In a speech similar to those of his campaign and addressing his electoral base, Trump slammed the political establishment and spoke about borders, employment, trade, and military alliances.

Juan Andrés Gallardo

UNITED STATES

Trump is the New Leader of the Empire

January 20, 2017 | Donald Trump has taken office as President of the primary imperialist world power. Massive protests and demonstrations of opposition are taking place and will continue on Saturday at the Women’s (...)

Juan Andrés Gallardo

Live Stream: Repression at Trump Protests

January 20, 2017 | Live Stream: Repression at Trump Protests

Al Jazeera

INAUGURATION DAY

Left Voice Among Thousands who #ResistTrump

January 20, 2017 | In Washington DC, thousands are protesting Trump’s inauguration.

INAUGURATION DAY

Sanders Attends Inauguration Instead of Protests

January 20, 2017 | Bernie Sanders breaks with the 66 Democrats who refused to attend inauguration and with the thousands protesting in the streets in order to silently watch Trump be sworn in as President.

UNITED STATES

Inaugural Sermon: A God Appointed Leader to Build a Wall

January 20, 2017 | Led this year by Robert Jeffress, a Southern Baptist pastor, Trump's inaugural mass was entitled “When God Chooses a Leader”. The title is a reference to the biblical figure, Nehemiah, who built a (...)

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7 Reasons To Mobilize On Inauguration Weekend

January 19, 2017 | January 20, the day of Trump's inauguration will also be a day of mass protests against Trump and the racism and misogyny he represents. The following are seven reasons to take the streets on (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre

UNITED STATES

The Women’s Movement We Need

January 18, 2017 | The Trump administration will mean increased attacks against women. The Women’s March on Washington demonstrates the potential for the creation of a new, responsive women’s movement. Here, I will (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

TRUMP INAUGURATION

Resistance Against Trump: Inauguration Actions in DC

January 16, 2017 | A list of events and actions taking place in Washington, DC from January 19 to 21.

TRUMP PRESIDENCY

Death to Public Programs: Pro-Privatization Hawk to Head Medicaid

January 14, 2017 | With Seema Verma appointed Trump’s head of Medicare and Medicaid, we can expect the acceleration of privatization and dismantling of current government health insurance programs. In the coming (...)

Tre Kwon
Shreya Mahajan

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

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Silk Pajamas for Fancy Ladies: My Ma, Refugee Factory Worker

January 06, 2017

Khanh Le

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

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Trump: The Fall of the Neoliberal Narrative

December 29, 2016 | Much has been written to absorb the conservative avalanche that turned so many states red in the November elections. Even the screenwriters of “House of Cards” could not have a big enough (...)

Claudia Cinatti

GUEST POST

A Blueprint for Compromise

December 27, 2016 | The authors critically analyze Seth Ackerman’s ‘Blueprint for a New Party’.

Hart Eagleburger
Jack Rusk

UNITED STATES

The Roots of Trumpism

December 26, 2016 | A radical, right-wing, middle-class insurgency displaced the hegemonic capitalists in the Republican Party, at least temporarily.

Charlie Post

US-RUSSIA

Russian Hacks in Trump’s America

December 23, 2016 | Despite uncertainties about the hack, this situation reveals the correlation of political forces prior to Trump’s inauguration, a crisis within both political parties and tensions between the CIA (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

US-MEXICO

Trump’s Presidency: A Tipping Point for Immigrant Workers

December 21, 2016 | Under Barack Obama, the situation of Mexicans and Central Americans was unsustainable. With Trump, millions of families face a dire future.

Jimena Vergara

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

GUEST POST

Breaking Up with Bernie

December 18, 2016 | A Sandernista ends things with Bernie

Tasha DeCastra

UNITED STATES

1917: Black Troops Rebel Against Jim Crow in Houston

December 17, 2016 | The year was 1917. Black Troops in Houston rebel against police violence and against Jim Crow.

John Leslie

UNITED STATES

Betsy DeVos: The Anti-Public School Secretary of Education

December 16, 2016 | Betsy DeVos is, without a doubt, the least qualified, most anti-public school person to ever be nominated as Secretary of Education. Never having worked in, attended or studied public schools, (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

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