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Left Voice Magazine: Special Issue on Our Congress
In July, Left Voice held its first congress. As part of this special issue of our magazine, we are publishing two documents that formed the basis of the discussions, as well as an substantive and rousing greeting from Leticia Parks, a Black revolutionary socialist from Brazil. We also include an appeal for Climate Leninism, a debate with Tempest, and a talk about women’s liberation in revolutionary Russia.
The 1973 Coup in Chile, 50 Years Later: Lessons of a Revolutionary Process
50 years ago today, a U.S.-backed military coup overthrew the government of Salvador Allende in Chile, installing the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. Here, we share a series of articles to think about the lessons from the defeat of one of the most profound revolutionary processes in Latin America.
Left VoiceSeptember 11, 2023
#AllThatsLeftPod: Stalinism, Anti-Communism, and the Fate of the Soviet Union — An Interview with Doug Greene
In this episode, we interview author and historian Douglas Greene about his new book “Stalinism and the Dialectics of Saturn: Anticommunism, Marxism, and the Fate of the Soviet Union.”
Left VoiceAugust 14, 2023
A Call for Submissions: DSA at a Crossroads
As the DSA kicks off their convention, we're calling on DSA activists fighting for a "clean break" with the Democrats to submit contributions and open up debates on the path toward a class independent, socialist organization. Send us your thoughts during and after the convention at [email protected].
Left VoiceAugust 4, 2023
Left Voice Magazine for July 2023
We present the summer issue of our magazine, with an article about the uprisings in France, a document from the Trotskyist Fraction's recent conference, and a debate about Marxism and intersectionality. There are also two interviews with historians about Stalinism and about the Communist women's movement.
Left VoiceJuly 11, 2023
#AllThatsLeftPod: The UPS Contract Fight Heats Up — Interview with a Teamster
In this episode of the podcast, we check in on the impending UPS strike with Teamster member and Local 623 Principal Officer Richard Hooker.
Left VoiceJuly 11, 2023
#AllThatsLeftPod: How We Win the Fight for Trans Rights
In this episode of the podcast, we discuss both the right-wing and liberal attacks on trans rights, and the need for a movement and a working-class party with a socialist perspective to protect the oppressed.
Left VoiceJune 28, 2023
CUNY Shuts Down Social Justice Center Over Pro-Palestine Exhibit
The Borough of Manhattan Community College is shutting down its Social Justice and Equity Centers after complaints from Pro-Zionist professors about an exhibit on Palestinian resistance. Faculty are fighting back.
Left VoiceJune 26, 2023
Against Capitalist Despair: Building a Working-Class Party For Socialism
We need a working-class party with a socialist and anti-imperialist perspective that is completely independent of the Democrats and the bosses. Toward that goal we are putting forward for discussion and debate with the whole vanguard and the Left, a platform for a working-class party that fights for socialism and the rights of all of the exploited and oppressed.
Left VoiceJune 25, 2023
Free Natalia Morales, Luciano Godoy, and All Political Prisoners in Jujuy, Argentina!
Natalia Morales, an elected deputy of the PTS and FIT-U and Luciano Godoy, a journalist for Left Voice’s sister network La Izquierda Diario are among the dozens of protesters who have been arrested in the midst of fierce repression in Jujuy, Argentina, where a massive struggle for the right to protest and for teachers’ wages has exploded in the impoverished region. We call on activists, workers, and organizations of the U.S. Left to denounce the repression and send solidarity with the struggle of workers and the oppressed in Jujuy.
Left VoiceJune 17, 2023
Campus Cops Intimidate Grad Workers in Ann Arbor, Michigan
We publish here a statement by the Graduate Employees' Organization detailing and condemning the repressive tactics of the University of Michigan administration in response to the strength and resilience of striking grad workers.
Left VoiceJune 1, 2023
#AllthatsLeftPod: Three Years Since the George Floyd Uprising:
In this episode of the podcast, we reflect on the 2020 George Floyd uprising, which began three years ago. We discuss how to turn the energy of a mass uprising into a sustained movement, and the kind of revolutionary leadership that's required to do so.
Left VoiceMay 25, 2023
#AllThatsLeftPod: UPS Workers Prepare for a Strike
In this episode of the podcast, we discuss the contract fight at UPS, and what's at stake for the Teamsters and the labor movement.
Left VoiceMay 2, 2023
May Day Memories of a Czech Communist Imprisoned by Nazis during WWII
Journalist and communist Julius Fucik wrote an account of his time imprisoned and tortured by the Gestapo on cigarette papers and pencils smuggled into the Prague prison where he was held and ultimately executed for resisting Nazi occupation. The following is an excerpt of his recollections of May Day, International Workers Day, and the comrades who kept the hope of workers revolution and liberation alive from within the prison
The Fight of Our Lives: 2023 UPS-Teamsters Contract Campaign
Workers at UPS are gearing up for a contract fight this year. To revive the labor movement and win meaningful gains, it’s essential to increase the involvement of rank-and-file UPS workers.
France: The Network for the General Strike Calls to Continue the Fight Against Macron’s Reform
At the initiative of the Network for the General Strike, 250 union activists, strikers, and intellectuals, question the strategy of the bureaucratic leaderships of the French unions, and call to continue the fight against Macron’s Reforms.
Left VoiceApril 7, 2023
Neither NATO Nor Putin: An Anti-war Program for an Anti-war Protest
The following is a flier that Left Voice distributed at the March 18 rally in DC with the anti-war program we believe we must all take up.
Left VoiceMarch 19, 2023
Dossier: One Year of a Reactionary War in Ukraine
With the aim of developing an international perspective for working class intervention against the reactionary war in Ukraine, we publish this dossier. These articles engage with some of the key debates the war has opened on the Left, analysis on how the geopolitical crisis is developing, and the positions of our international tendency: the Trotskyist Fraction - Fourth International.
Left VoiceMarch 5, 2023
#AllThatsLeftPod: A History of the U.S. Revolutionary Left and Trotskyism
In this episode of the podcast, we're joined by historian Bryan Palmer to discuss the origins of the U.S. revolutionary left and Trotskyism, James P. Cannon, and socialists' role in class struggle in the 1920s and 30s.
Left VoiceFebruary 6, 2023
No to NATO Tanks in Ukraine, Let’s Fight the Escalation!
Left Voice and our comrades in Germany issue a joint statement against NATO sending tanks to Ukraine. We call on the working class to organize against this reactionary war which continues to escalate.
Left VoiceJanuary 31, 2023
#AllThatsLeftPod: Two Years of U.S. Imperialism under Biden
In this episode of the podcast, we discuss the terrain of U.S. imperialism under the first two years of the Biden presidency, and the importance of an internationalist, anti-imperialist Left.
Left VoiceJanuary 24, 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
Reprint: Solidarity with the Movement to Stop Cop City and Defend the Weelaunee Forest
Left Voice endorses the statement released by the autonomous movement to Defend The Atlanta Forest. We republish the statement below and echo the movement's call for solidarity with their movement.
Left VoiceJanuary 23, 2023
The U.S. Working Class Must Organize against the Reactionary War in Ukraine!
When we attended Labor Notes last summer we called on the growing labor movement to organize against the war in Ukraine. As the war continues to escalate, we reissue our call for the working class and labor activists to intervene against this reactionary war.
Left VoiceJanuary 20, 2023
Anticapitalist Psychedelic Activists Banned: An Interview
Recently a leaked blacklist showed the banning of prominent anti-capitalist activists from psychedelic conferences. Left Voice interviews one of these activists about the ban, as well as broader issues around the ongoing corporatization and commodification of psychedelics under capitalism.
Left VoiceJanuary 15, 2023