Nico is a writer and editor for La Izquierda Diario and a collaborator for Left Voice. He lives in Buenos Aires
“In Myanmar the Working Class Stood up to the Military Junta and We Are Still Fighting”: Interview with a Burmese Activist
An interview with Thinzar Shunlei Yi, a Burmese grassroots activist, about the situation in Myanmar eight months after the coup.
Biden Looks for Allies at the G7 to Contain China
The group of world leaders will launch an infrastructure plan directed at poor countries in an effort to compete with Beijing’s growing influence.
As Biden Moves Away from Neoliberalism, What Next?
Biden’s first speech before Congress as President was a whirlwind of populist promises to raise living conditions for the worst off sectors of U.S. society and defend American interests abroad. The plans and priorities he presented show that the Biden administration and its allies are betting on a departure from traditional neoliberal approaches to ensure that the United States can claw its way out of its current political, economic, and social crises and rebuild itself in its own image as the undisputed imperialist powerhouse of the world.
Africa Declares Black Lives Matter
The BLM movement has erupted across the world including countries on the African continent. The resistance to racism, colonialism and imperialism in Africa must be linked and struggled with simultaneously to fighting capitalism and police violence worldwide
Trump’s “Police Reform” is Insulting to the Movement
On Tuesday, Trump presented an executive order to address police reform. It is nothing but pro-police protections disguised in false sympathy for the victims of state terror. It is a slap in the face to the hundreds of thousands of people mobilizing against racism and police brutality across the country.
Trump at the Midpoint: Will He Endure?
It has been a little over two years since Donald J. Trump took the Oval Office. Although a rough ride, it’s far from the catastrophe that most pundits predicted. This article was published in Left Voice magazine in April 2019.
Conclusions After the First Democratic Debates of 2019
The first Democratic debates are now over, meaning the primary season for 2020 is now fully underway. Featuring 20 candidates over the course of two nights, the debates offered important insights into the candidates’ strategies — both in what was said and what was not.
Joe Biden: Wall Street’s Best Hope for 2020
Joe Biden’s legacy proves him to be one of the greatest foes of the socialist cause in the United States.
From the Worker’s and Left Front to a Unified Party of the Workers and the Left
Argentina is on the brink. The vicious austerity plan that President Macri’s government is trying to implement (and succeeding, to some degree) has increased Argentina’s poverty rate to 27 percent and its unemployment to close to 10 percent.
Massive Mobilizations in Defense of Public Education in Argentina
After four weeks, the fight waged by university professors for a better salary and working conditions has turned into a serious political crisis for the government.
Argentina Demands Truth and Justice on Historic Day
On Saturday, just as on every March 24, hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Buenos Aires and every major city in Argentina to rally in memory of the 30,000 victims of the military dictatorship in Argentina. “Where are they?” the protesters demanded.
A New Wave of Workers’ Struggles in Argentina
The resistance movement sparked by President Macri's pension reform continues through new workers' struggles against layoffs. The Left and Workers' Front calls for the coordination of all popular struggles and for a plan for a general strike.
A Party for the Battles to Come
With thousands of people in the U.S. embracing socialist ideas the question of how to build a party becomes a critical one. While important lessons can be drawn from the biggest socialist parties of the 20th century, we should also keep an eye on the present struggles of the working class.