Author: Jimena Vergara

This Is What the Decline of the U.S. Empire Looks Like

The world watched yesterday as a horde of extreme-right Trump supporters stormed the joint congressional session to certify Joe Biden’s electoral win. These events portend more instability for the U.S. imperialist project, both on the national and international stages.

Neoliberalism’s Last Stand

Biden’s election is an attempt to revive the neoliberal order — one that is doomed to fail.

France’s New Anticapitalist Party: Some Lessons for Revolutionaries

The history of the New Anticapitalist Party in France, which coincides with a decade-long period of intense class struggle in the country, is instructive for revolutionaries in the United States seeking a path forward to building an independent working-class party that will fight for socialism. So too are the nature of the current crisis of the NPA and the crisis of leadership that Leon Trotsky wrote about in 1938.

The United States in the Global Crisis: Perspectives for Revolutionary Struggle

Below we reproduce Left Voice editorial board member Jimena Vergara’s speech from the Latin American and United States Conference which was called by the organizations of the Left Front in Argentina this July. More than 50 organizations from across Latin America and the United States participated. Vergara’s intervention was part of a panel on the global and U.S. situation.

Police Abolition, Self Defense, and Self Organization

Now that the movement has put the very existence of the police on the table, socialists everywhere must begin to think about the forms of self organization needed to further develop and strengthen the struggle in order to eventually build a broader confrontation with capital and the state.

This Is What the Decline of the U.S. Empire Looks Like

The world watched yesterday as a horde of extreme-right Trump supporters stormed the joint congressional session to certify Joe Biden’s electoral win. These events portend more instability for the U.S. imperialist project, both on the national and international stages.

Neoliberalism’s Last Stand

Biden’s election is an attempt to revive the neoliberal order — one that is doomed to fail.

France’s New Anticapitalist Party: Some Lessons for Revolutionaries

The history of the New Anticapitalist Party in France, which coincides with a decade-long period of intense class struggle in the country, is instructive for revolutionaries in the United States seeking a path forward to building an independent working-class party that will fight for socialism. So too are the nature of the current crisis of the NPA and the crisis of leadership that Leon Trotsky wrote about in 1938.

The United States in the Global Crisis: Perspectives for Revolutionary Struggle

Below we reproduce Left Voice editorial board member Jimena Vergara’s speech from the Latin American and United States Conference which was called by the organizations of the Left Front in Argentina this July. More than 50 organizations from across Latin America and the United States participated. Vergara’s intervention was part of a panel on the global and U.S. situation.

Police Abolition, Self Defense, and Self Organization

Now that the movement has put the very existence of the police on the table, socialists everywhere must begin to think about the forms of self organization needed to further develop and strengthen the struggle in order to eventually build a broader confrontation with capital and the state.