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Left Voice Magazine #1: A New Generation Rises Up

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May 11, 2016
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Contents:

Editorial
A New Generation Rises Up

France: The “Nuit Debout” at a Crossroads
by Juan Chingo, Emmanuel Barot

Bernie and the Indignation of the Youth
by Juan Andrés Gallardo, Celeste Murillo

Sanders, a Third Party, or a Working Class Party?
by Robert Belano

A Year After the Baltimore Rebellion
by Tracy Kwon, Juan Cruz Ferre, Julia Wallace

Dossier on South America:

The Soft Coup in Brazil and South America’s Right Turn
by Eduardo Molina

Brazil: A Right-Wing Coup, the Failure of the PT, and the Coming Storm
by Leandro Lanfredi, Tatiana Cozzarelli

Argentina’s CEOcracy and the New Tests for the Left
by Matias Maiello

Syriza and Podemos: The Only “Change” Possible?
by Josefina Martínez, Diego Lotito

Economy: The Long Depression and the Future of Capitalism
Interview with Michael Roberts

Cuba After Obama: Closer to Capitalism?
by Claudia Cinatti

Palestine: Ethnic Cleansing
Interview with Ilan Pappé

Women’s Emancipation in Times of Global Crisis
by Andrea D’Atri, Laura Lif

“Equality in Law Does Not Mean Equality in Life”
Interview with Virginia Guitzel, trans public health workers in Brazil

Inheritance and Situation
Interview with New Generation of Revolutionary Marxists in China

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Ideas & Debates

Protesters in Texas directed anger at Governor Greg Abbott.

For the Right to Choose Motherhood

A new mother writes about her experience with pregnancy and why we must, in the wake of the recent Supreme Court leak, build a movement that fights for the right to choose parenthood.

Tatum Regan

May 8, 2022
Sanciones

Sanctions on Russia: The Collateral Damage and Strategic Risks of the West’s ‘Economic Weapon’

In response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the United States and European Union have imposed unprecedented sanctions on the Putin regime. These measures are severely damaging the Russian economy. They are also disrupting international markets in energy and other commodities. Such large-scale use of the “economic weapon” risks further fragmenting the world economy.

Esteban Mercatante

April 25, 2022
A Russian tank rolls during a military drills at Molkino training ground in the Krasnodar region.

Angry About High Fuel and Food Prices? Blame Imperialism

Biden is attempting to paint Putin as the sole reason for inflation, while Republicans try to blame Biden. In truth, the entire global economic system that all of these politicians represent is why workers keep being strained.

Sam Carliner

April 22, 2022
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg looks on as Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto (left) and Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde (right) bump fists after holding a joint press conference after their meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Jan. 24

The War in Ukraine Is Strengthening NATO and U.S. Imperialism

As Germany increases its military budget and Sweden and Finland ponder joining NATO, it’s clear that the war in Ukraine has been a boon for European and U.S. imperialism.

James Dennis Hoff

April 16, 2022

MOST RECENT

Somali troops stand in formation during a graduation ceremony after being trained by U.S. forces in Mogadishu on Aug. 17, 2018.

Biden Is Expanding U.S. Military Intervention in Somalia

President Biden recently approved an order to send hundreds of troops to Somalia. This move serves the interests of U.S. imperialism by taking advantage of the very political instability it helped create.

Sam Carliner

May 20, 2022
Semi-empty store shelf with a few cans of baby formula.

The Baby Formula Shortage Is a Capitalist Crisis of Social Reproduction

The baby formula shortage is a consequence of capitalism and a crisis of social reproduction. Formula should not be commodified and sold — it should be free and a basic right for all parents.

People protest in support of the unionizing efforts of the Alabama Amazon workers, in Los Angeles, California, March 22, 2021.

Amazon Won’t Stop Union Busting and Firing Organizers

Amazon hasn't recognized the Amazon Labor Union and, like Starbucks, is continuing to union bust and fire organizers.

Luigi Morris

May 20, 2022
A protester waves a sign that read "unionize" near the Country Club Plaza Starbucks store where dozens of Starbucks employees and union supporters protested alleged anti-union tactics by the company Thursday, March 3, 2022.

El Paso Starbucks Workers Are Organizing in the Face of Relentless Union Busting

Starbucks’s preemptive union-busting tactics in El Paso, Texas, have backfired and inspired workers at the Fountains to unionize.

Paul Ginestá

May 20, 2022