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‘Boric Has Strengthened the Right-Wing Opposition’: Interview with a Chilean Socialist
In Chile, the illusion of winning the battle against neoliberalism in parliament has been shattered. We interviewed Chilean socialist Dauno Totoro about the recent rejection of a proposed constitution and the need to fight for a revolutionary, internationalist, and socialist Left.
Left VoiceSeptember 25, 2022
Elections in Italy amid Political Crisis: Interview with an Italian Socialist
The right wing is expected to win in Italy’s snap elections on Sunday. An Italian socialist explains the origins of the current political crisis, the rise of the right wing, and the tasks for the Left.
Left VoiceSeptember 21, 2022
Fighting for Union Recognition and Quality Care: An Interview with a Madison, WI Nurse
Left Voice member and NYC healthcare worker Mike Pappas interviews a nurse from Madison, Wisconsin about his and his coworkers’ lengthy fight for union recognition. Nurses are currently preparing for a potential strike if the hospital continues to deny recognizing their union.
Left VoiceAugust 31, 2022
‘A United Labor Movement Can Stop the Far Right’: An Interview with Warren Montag
Warren Montag discusses the rise of the U.S. Far Right, and how the labor movement can help create a unified force capable of stopping it.
Left VoiceJuly 29, 2022
Petition to Stop Closure of Family Health Center: Displacement and Discrimination at Montefiore
The Montefiore hospital system recently announced it plans to close its Family Health Center located at 1 Fordham Plaza. Below we are republishing a statement written by those organizing against this plan.
Left VoiceJuly 28, 2022
#AllThatsLeftPod: Abortion Rights, the Green Wave, and Socialist Feminism
In this episode of the podcast, we interview three members of the socialist feminist group Pan y Rosas (Bread and Roses) about the fight for abortion rights in Argentina, Mexico, and Chile.
Left VoiceJuly 22, 2022
Sign the Petition in Support of Striking Dockworkers in Germany
Last week, thousands of dockworkers in Hamburg and other German cities went on strike. Police attacked them and courts tried to ban their action. In response, more than 3,000 workers have signed this petition for the right to strike. You can sign too!
Left VoiceJuly 20, 2022
‘Labor Rights are Reproductive Rights’: Interview with Guttmacher Institute’s Fired Organizer
Left Voice interviewed Sam Heyne, a union organizer recently fired from the Guttmacher Institute. Only a few weeks after the Dobbs decision, workers at one of the most important research nonprofits for reproductive rights successfully voted to unionize. An hour later, Heyne was fired in a blatant attack against the union.
Left VoiceJuly 19, 2022
How Universities Are Taught to Union-Bust: An Undercover Report
Two weeks ago, a reader of Left Voice who works in higher education attended a webinar hosted by the union-busting law firm Jackson-Lewis entitled “Baristas, Ballers, and TAs: Could Unions Be Coming to Campus This Fall?”. They have submitted this undercover report in order to share the tactics university administrators are being told to use in order to prevent unionization.
Left VoiceJuly 15, 2022
Feminists and Socialists across the World Mobilize in Solidarity with the Fight for Abortion Rights in the U.S.
Feminist and socialist organizations in France and Argentina staged protests over the weekend in solidarity with demonstrations in the United States against the overturn of Roe v. Wade and the attacks on bodily autonomy by the Right.
Left VoiceJune 29, 2022
Tens of Thousands Take the Streets in Defiance of Overturn of Roe v. Wade
Following the Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, tens of thousands of people took to the streets in outrage and to demand that abortion remain legal across the country.
Left VoiceJune 27, 2022
#AllThatsLeftPod: Michael Harrington and the Origins of DSA: An Interview with Doug Greene
In this episode, we interview author and independent historian Doug Greene about DSA founder Michael Harrington, and Greene’s new book “A Failure of Vision: Michael Harrington and the Limits of Democratic Socialism.” They discuss Harrington’s ideology, his legacy, and the ways that Harrington casts a long shadow over DSA.
Left VoiceJune 26, 2022
We Need Socialist Feminism. Join Bread & Roses
Faced with reactionary attacks from the Right and increasing economic and political crisis, we urgently need a feminism that fights for all the oppressed and exploited. We need a feminism that harnesses our power as those who make society run to fight for a better future. We need socialist feminism. Join Left Voice in building Bread & Roses today.
Unions, Left, and Activist Groups in New York City Organize Coalition and March in Response to the Supreme Court’s Decision to Overturn Abortion Rights
A new coalition of over 30 left groups, rank-and-file workers organizations and unions, and activists including Left Voice, Starbucks workers, teachers, socialist and housing justice organizations, and others have come together to organize a march and rally today in response to the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade and to protest the attacks on abortion rights by the State and the Right.
Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade. Organize, Mobilize and Fight Back.
Join Left Voice and a coalition of unions, left, activist, and reproductive rights organizations for a rally and march in New York City to defend the right to an abortion. Gather at 6:30 pm in Washington Square Park.
Labor Notes 2022: Which Way Forward for the Movement?
Thousands of labor activists and unionists from across the country, including several members of Left Voice, are gathering this weekend in Chicago to discuss the future of the labor movement. How can we make the most of the current wave of unionization in order to build a multi-racial working class fightback?
Left VoiceJune 17, 2022
#AllThatsLeftPod: What’s Behind the U.S. Unionization Wave?
In this episode, we discuss the basics of unions — what they are, why they're important, and how union elections work — and the factors that led to a rise in unionization efforts at Starbucks, Amazon, and other companies.
Left VoiceJune 16, 2022
Unions, Left, and Activist Groups Go All Out For Abortion Rights in New York City
Join Left Voice, Starbucks workers, teachers, socialist and housing justice organizations, and others on the day the Supreme Court decision is announced to protest the overturning of Roe v. Wade and the attacks of the Right.
Left VoiceJune 8, 2022
Far-Right Groups Forcibly Enter The People’s Forum in New York
Far-right groups, in coordination with the NYPD, forcibly entered New York City organizing space The People’s Forum and harassed the staff. The Left must all stand against the Far Right and state attacks on our movements.
Left VoiceJune 4, 2022
Protect Trans Youth, Fight for Bodily Autonomy: A Pride Month of Rage and Action
This Pride month and beyond, against the attacks on LGBTQ+ rights, the rights of trans youth and the right to bodily autonomy, we fight with all our strength for queer liberation.
Left VoiceJune 1, 2022
Australia’s Election and the Tasks for the Left: Interview with an Australian Socialist
Following Australia’s election which demonstrated a rejection of Scott Morrison’s anti-climate and anti-worker policies, we spoke with Red Flag writer Jerome Small for a socialist perspective on the political moment in Australia.
Left VoiceMay 31, 2022
All That’s Left Podcast: Socialist Feminism and the Fight for Abortion Rights
In this episode, Tatiana Cozzarelli talks with New York abortion provider Angelique Saavedra to talk about the attacks on abortion rights and the way forward from a socialist feminist perspective.
Left VoiceMay 26, 2022
Starbucks Fires Worker and Union Organizer in New Orleans
Left Voice interviewed Billie Nyx, a Starbucks worker and union activist fired at the store located on Maple Street in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Left VoiceMay 20, 2022