Luigi is a freelance photographer, socialist journalist and videographer. He is an activist for immigrants' rights.
SOUTHCOM Chief Aims to Increase Imperialist Plunder of Latin America’s Resources
U.S. Southern Command Chief Laura Richardson has expressed interest in lithium and other natural resources in South America. It shows the country’s commitment to corporate profits at the expense of workers, Indigenous people, and the environment.
Luigi MorrisJanuary 26, 2023
Seven-Year-Old Rayan Suleiman Latest Victim of Israeli Occupation
Rayan Suleiman's death reveals the fear and terror under which Palestinian Children live in the occupied territories.
Luigi MorrisSeptember 30, 2022
Now More than Ever, the Working Class Needs Independent, Democratic Unions
Recently, discussions about unionization have become a national conversation. New workplaces are unionizing and the question of how to ensure their democratic functioning is the order of the day.
Luigi MorrisSeptember 14, 2022
UPS is Firing Union Activists in the Middle of Contract Campaign
On Wednesday, in an act of blatant retaliation, UPS fired Ben Douglass and Rob Becker, both UPS drivers and alternate shop stewards in New York.
Luigi MorrisAugust 25, 2022
Starbucks Fires Joselyn Chuquillanqui in Retaliation for Union Organizing
Joselyn Chuquillanqui was fired after working at Starbucks for almost 7 years. She is just one of over 70 workers fired for organizing around the country as the company ramps up its union busting.
Luigi MorrisAugust 12, 2022
With Nationwide Rallies, UPS Teamsters Kick Off Their 2023 Contract Campaign
Last week, UPS Teamsters organized rallies of thousands of workers across the country to kick off their 2023 contract campaign. Left Voice joined in solidarity.
Luigi MorrisAugust 10, 2022
Over 150 People at a Rally to Demand Starbucks on Reinstate Austin
On Friday, July 22, a rally was organized against Starbucks union busting in front of the Starbucks at Ditmars Blvd and 31st Street in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens. People rallied to reinstate Austin, who was unjustly fired and against all firings of unionizing workers.
Luigi MorrisJuly 26, 2022
Starbucks Illegally Fires Worker in Queens, New York
Starbucks has fired a union organizer at the 31st Street/Ditmars Blvd store in Queens, New York. As the company continues to union bust, the workers are continuing the fight and requesting help supporting fired workers.
Luigi MorrisJuly 9, 2022
Sri Lanka: Protesters Storm Presidential Palace, Forcing the President and Prime Minister to Resign
Amid fuel shortages, rising inflation, militarization, and further austerity measures, new protests broke out Saturday in Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo. The working class should not pay a single cent for the mounting social and economic crises.
Luigi MorrisJuly 9, 2022
Amazon’s Retaliation Against Worker Activists Must Be Defeated
In the last two months, at least five pro-union activist workers have been fired at the Staten Island Amazon warehouses. Yesterday, Pasquale Cioffi, a process assistant who played an important role in the union victory, was also fired.
Luigi MorrisJune 10, 2022
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 MorrisMay 20, 2022
Over 220 Palestinians Injured and Several Hundreds Detained in Attack on Al-Aqsa Mosque
Israeli occupation forces stormed and raided the third-holiest site in Islam, with premeditated violence and brutality. We need to continue efforts surrounding international solidarity with the Palestinian people fighting for their liberation.
Luigi MorrisApril 15, 2022
New York Luxury Building Workers Rally and Authorize Strike
Luxury building workers and doormen from at least 3,000 buildings in New York City rallied on Wednesday and authorized a strike if they do not reach a deal on a new collective bargaining agreement.
Luigi MorrisApril 15, 2022
Mayor Adams Courts Wealthy New Yorkers and Brutalizes the Unhoused
New York City Mayor Eric Adams is evicting unhoused people from their living spaces and cracking down on sheltering in subways. It’s part of his administration’s "law and order" politics and efforts to court the wealthy.
Luigi MorrisApril 1, 2022
A Few Gains and Plenty of Frustration as Minneapolis Teachers’ Strike Ends
After three weeks, the Minneapolis teachers strike is over. The Educational Support Professionals and teachers’ tentative agreements were ratified by 76 percent and 80 percent, respectively. While the contract does include some gains, the result is far less than what teachers demanded and deserve. Many teachers vow to continue the struggle for quality public schools for all.
Luigi MorrisMarch 28, 2022
Many Minneapolis Teachers and Educational Support Are Dissatisfied with Tentative Agreement
The Minneapolis Federation of Teachers (MFT) and the Educational Support Professional (ESP) chapter reached a tentative agreement that the rank and file has to frantically vote over this weekend.
Luigi MorrisMarch 27, 2022
Biden’s Defense of “Democracy” Is Deeply Hypocritical
While the president of the United States assures the public that the U.S. has “fought for freedom, expanded liberty, defeated totalitarianism and terror,” the reality is completely different.
Luigi MorrisMarch 4, 2022
2022: More Wealthy People and Far More Poor People. We Need to Fight Back
After almost two years of pandemic, the inequality gap has increased: 10 percent of the global population now receives 52 percent of global income, according to the World Inequality Report.
Luigi MorrisJanuary 1, 2022
“We’re being treated unfairly and we’re doing something about it”: Amazon Workers Walk Out
On Wednesday, dozens of Amazon workers walked out at the DIL3 facility in Gage’s Park and DLN2 warehouses in Cicero in Chicago. They are demanding a wage increase and safer working conditions. The walkout took place during the Christmas rush, maximizing the impact on Amazon.
Luigi MorrisDecember 24, 2021
#NoTrucksToColorado: Drivers Protest the Unjust Conviction of Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos
Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos was sentenced to 110 years in prison because of a vehicle accident in 2019, caused by the company not maintaining its equipment and the brakes failing. No one but the trucking company he is/was employed by should be held accountable for this accident.
Luigi MorrisDecember 19, 2021
Our Lives Are Worth More Than Their Profits
Going to work shouldn’t be a death sentence. Eight workers died and eight more are still missing at Mayfield Consumer Products, a candle factory in Kentucky. Six died at an Amazon warehouse in Illinois. Our lives are worth more than their profits.
Luigi MorrisDecember 14, 2021
Amazon Workers in Staten Island Have Taken the First Step Toward a Union
After six months of organizing, Amazon workers in Staten Island have submitted a petition for a union election. Amazon is already fighting the request.
Luigi MorrisOctober 27, 2021
Buffalo Healthcare Workers Strike for Better Patient Care and Fair Wages
Left Voice visited the picket line at Mercy Hospital near Buffalo, New York. Nurses and other hospital workers have been on strike for three weeks, calling for safe staffing ratios and better pay.
Luigi MorrisOctober 23, 2021
As NYC UMEC Workers Enter 6th Month of Strike, the Time for Solidarity is Now
As the strike at UMEC reaches its six-month anniversary, it is urgent to break the workers’ isolation and for the Teamsters union to mobilize its membership in support of their struggle.
Luigi MorrisOctober 19, 2021
“We are not giving up.” Alabama Coal Miners Enter Sixth Month of Strike
A reflection on the strengths and contradictions of this historic strike by a journalist who covered the struggle from the first night of picket lines and from a distance.
Luigi MorrisSeptember 10, 2021
Minnesota Workers Took on the National Guard to Defend Black Lives — We Need More Solidarity Like That
During protests against Daunte Wright’s murder, union members evicted the Minnesota National Guard from their union building. It was a glimpse of the power our unions have to stand in solidarity with Black struggle.
Luigi MorrisApril 22, 2021
The Women of the Warrior Met Strike
The strike of UMWA mine workers at Warrior Met Coal in Alabama involves many more people than the 1,100 workers who walked off the job in early April. Next to them on the picket lines are their families and partners who are helping to organize the strike, break its isolation, and discuss next steps, following in the footsteps of women’s committees in some of the most important labor battles in U.S. history.
Luigi MorrisApril 21, 2021