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IN FOCUS

Interview with Charlie Post - Abridged

April 17, 2017 | We talked with Charlie Post about Donald Trump and the anti-Trump movement, the unions, the Left, the growth of the DSA, the Russian Revolution and more.

IN FOCUS

Interview with Charlie Post

April 17, 2017 | We spoke with Charlie Post about Donald Trump and the anti-Trump movement, the unions, the Left, the growth of the DSA, the Russian Revolution and more.

UNITED STATES

Cuomo’s Excelsior Plan Falls Far Short of Making CUNY Free Again

April 16, 2017 | Cuomo's Excelsior Plan promises to make college free for the middle class. This is a smokescreen for a backdoor tuition hike.

Free CUNY

A CALL TO ACTION

Academics and Students Call for a Nationwide University Shut Down on May Day

April 13, 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 (...)

IDEAS & DEBATES

Pepsi’s "Protest" Ad: What’s The Real Problem?

April 09, 2017 | This week the famous soda brand got involved in a social media scandal after their new advertisement was accused of ridiculing protests and trivializing the fight against police brutality.

Libertad Martinez

PRINT EDITION

Left Voice Magazine #2: Women on the Front Lines

April 08, 2017 | Our new print issue is out! If you like our politics and you want to support us, go ahead and subscribe! We're offering free shipping for the first 2 weeks.

WOMEN'S RIGHTS

Melania, Get off the Stage

April 03, 2017 | Last week, Melania attended two events that addressed women’s rights and women’s leadership. There is an attempt at branding Melania as a “women’s rights” first lady, despite her husband’s sexism in (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

MAY DAY/UNITED STATES

All Power to the Rank and File

March 28, 2017 | A case for a workers' insurgency in New York City, and everywhere.

William Lewis

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

“Feminists are currently leading the way”

March 20, 2017 | After the bigger and more widespread mobilizations around an internationally coordinated call this 8 March, International Women’s Day, than have been seen for many years, Penelope Duggan from (...)

Cinzia Arruzza
Penelope Duggan

INTERVIEW

Woefully Understaffed, Maryland Nurses Fight to Unionize

March 14, 2017 | Suzanne Mintz is a nurse at Holy Cross Hospital in Maryland. Since February 2016, she has been organizing with other nurses to form a union.

Suzanne Mintz

UNITED STATES

Donald Trump, for Women’s Rights?

March 13, 2017 | Trump promised paid family leave and to make childcare accessible and affordable. These measures are long past due in the US, but will Trump deliver?

Tatiana Cozzarelli

UNITED STATES

Trump Revives the Travel Ban

March 07, 2017 | Trump signs an executive order that brings back a version of the Muslim Ban.

UNITED STATES

School Districts to Close Due to Women’s Strike

March 06, 2017 | Chapel Hill-Carrboro, a North Carolina School District and Alexandria Public Schools (Alexandria, VA) recently put out school closure statements because so many teachers called out for the (...)

Khanh Le
Anna Malyukova

IDEAS & DEBATES

Can the Police Stop Deportations? A Debate with Kshama Sawant

March 02, 2017 | Could cops help immigrants resist the ICE? Or does this demand only create illusions in a deeply racist institution? A debate with Socialist Alternative.

Wladek Flakin

UNITED STATES

New York City Prepares for the Women’s Strike

February 27, 2017 | Calls for the International Women’s Strike have reached New York City, as people prepare for a day of mobilizations and actions on March 8.

UNITED STATES

Two Sides of the Same Old Coin: Ellison, Perez, and Democratic Party Establishment

February 26, 2017 | Tom Perez won the DNC chairmanship. While some paint this as a loss for the working class, Ellison and Perez are actually two sides of the same coin.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

UNITED STATES

Trump’s Chaotic First Month

February 24, 2017 | The start of Trump’s presidency has been nothing short of chaos. National orders followed closely by counter-orders, erratic foreign policies, and the early resignations from a cabinet still under (...)

Claudia Cinatti

GUEST POST:

“The Future Is Female” Is Not A Progressive Slogan

February 21, 2017 | “The Future Is Female” is a corporate feminist slogan. It erases queer, trans, and other non-binary people entirely, and it implies erasing men, which is not feminist.

Sam Miller

UNITED STATES

Workers Against Trump

February 20, 2017 | Class struggle is, as it has always been, the main source of conflict in our society. A month into Trump’s presidency, we need to fight from a working-class perspective.

Juan Cruz Ferre

#DAYWITHOUTIMMIGRANTS

Immigrant Workers Shut Down McDonalds Nationwide

February 17, 2017 | McDonald’s all over the country closed due to #DayWithoutImmigrants protests

IMMIGRANT STRIKE

Nationwide #DayWithoutImmigrants Shuts Down Businesses and Schools

February 16, 2017 | On Thursday schools and businesses closed due to nationwide #DayWithoutImmigrants protests.

IMMIGRANTS STRIKE

#DayWithoutImmigrants Shuts Down a Michigan School District

February 16, 2017 | The Grand Rapids School district is likely to call a snow day on Thursday because so many students participated in the #DayWithoutImmigrants protests.

GUEST POST

Disappointing Reactions to the Anti-Milo Berkeley Antifa Action

February 16, 2017 | Socialists should do better than making unfounded accusations of police infiltration

Hart Eagleburger
Jack Rusk

US - IMMIGRATION

Hundreds Arrested During Nationwide Immigration Raids

February 15, 2017 | Since last week, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agency has been carrying out nation-wide raids targeting undocumented workers. Hundreds of immigrants have been arrested and are (...)

Ivan Matewan

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