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The Hollywood Strikes Showed That a New Kind of Class Consciousness Is Growing
The SAG-AFTRA and WGA strikes showed a new type of solidarity in the labor movement and reflected a growing class consciousness around labor. We must build on these lessons as the labor movement heads into 2024.
Sybil DavisDecember 21, 2023
End the US-backed Siege on Gaza! Stop Israel’s Airstrikes and Military Intervention Against the Palestinian People
The following Left Voice pamphlet was distributed at rallies and protests across the City University of New York today as part of a National Day of Action for Palestine.
Left VoiceOctober 25, 2023
Declaration: Stop Israel’s Airstrikes and Military Intervention Against the Palestinian People
In the face of escalating conflict and the state of Israel’s declaration of war against the Palestinian people, the revolutionary socialist groups of the Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth International publish the following statement. We defend the Palestinian people’s right to national self-determination and fight for a workers and socialist Palestine.
Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth InternationalOctober 10, 2023
Entertainment Industry Strikes Show the Power and Potential of Worker Solidarity
Over 170,000 Hollywood workers organized across two different unions are on strike. This strike offers key lessons for the labor movement about how to form a winning strategy.
Sybil DavisJuly 21, 2023
Great Britain: “The Current Strikes Represent a Moment of Awakening, a New Working Class Is Being Born”
On February 1, the United Kingdom was rocked by the largest strike in decades, part of a much longer strike wave that has brought workers into the streets for months. Labor specialist Professor Satnam Virdee explains the significance of these strikes and the prospects of a working class comeback.
Josefina L. MartínezFebruary 10, 2023
‘Robin Hood’ Strikes in France: Workers Provide Free Energy for Hospitals, Schools, and Low-Income Homes
Last week, energy workers in France provided free energy for hospitals, schools, low-income households, and libraries. They show that the working class holds the keys to the economy, and can put these resources in the service of society.
Otto ForsFebruary 1, 2023
‘This is only the beginning of the struggle’: Interview with a Healthcare Worker about the Strikes in France
Last Thursday, two million workers across France went on strike to protest the Macron government’s attempt to raise the retirement age. Left Voice spoke to Feargal McGovern, a worker at a hospital in Grenoble, France, and a member of the new organization Révolution Permanente.
Left VoiceJanuary 23, 2023
As Grade Deadlines Approach, Academic Workers Must Hold the Line and Expand Strikes
The end of the semester is a critical time for academic workers on strike. Part time faculty at The New School and student workers and postdocs at the University of California are fighting hard to hold the line against increasing attacks from their employers.
Olivia WoodDecember 8, 2022
Against Bolsonaro’s Coup and Reforms — For Demonstrations and Strikes without Bankers and Businessmen
Left Voice’s co-thinkers in Brazil answer a cynical class-collaborationist effort to channel Brazil’s working-class discontent into the election campaign of Lula’s Broad Front ticket. The latter represents the interests of the bourgeoisie and bosses who are tired of Bolsonaro and his threats of a coup should he lose his reelection bid.
Movimento Revolucionário de Trabalhadores (MRT)August 5, 2022
Wars, Inflation, and Strikes: A Summer of Discontent in Europe?
Strikes over wage increases or working conditions are occurring in response to high inflation, aggravated by the aftermath of the war in Ukraine. These labor actions show a change in the mood of the European working class.
Josefina L. MartínezJuly 12, 2022