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Sonja Krieger

Sonja has been an editor and writer for Left Voice since 2016. She teaches college students and is an active AFT member.

Philadelphia Police Trap and Gas Peaceful Protesters

On Monday afternoon, police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at a large crowd of people who had stopped traffic on a major freeway in protest against police violence and racism.

Reform, Not Revolution: The Squad

The Squad is giving a new face to socialism in the U.S.—unfortunately, it’s one that supports the Democratic Party, the U.S. military, and capitalism.

“Hongkongers, Avenge!”: Police Violence Sets off Wave of New Clashes with Hong Kong Protesters

While Mainland China celebrated “Single’s Day,” which is the country’s equivalent of “Black Friday” and the largest online shopping event in China, Hong Kongers were in the streets fighting for basic democratic rights.

The Hong Kong Protests: A Democratic Struggle and Its Limitations

The anti-government movement in Hong Kong has been sustained and forceful. While limited by the confines of liberal democracy, the protests momentarily prevented an authoritarian measure designed to curtail civil rights in the region.

AOC Follows Pelosi, Trump’s Lead By Voting Big Bucks For Military

Last Thursday, the House of Representatives passed legislation that will, once signed into law, set one of the highest caps ever on the discretionary budget for the Pentagon and related programs. The Democratic Party that now controls the House voted by a vast majority in favor of the bill, and, remarkably, so did Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib.

Borders and Capitalism: A Socialist Perspective

The socialist left needs to transform the opposition to ICE into a struggle for open borders. As part of the debate around Bernie Sander's opposition to open borders, we are publishing this article from the latest issue of Left Voice magazine.

Made in the USA: How the U.S. Manufactures Death and Destruction in Yemen

Since the Obama administration started ramping up U.S. arms deals with Saudi Arabia, the military-industrial complex has been supporting an imperialist war on Yemen and profiting from the creation of an unimaginable human crisis.

Abolish ICE, and Abolish the Border Too: A Socialist Perspective

The movement to abolish ICE has sparked a conversation among socialists about borders and their relation to capitalism.

Starbucks Makes a “Mockiatto” of Fight against Systemic Racism

In a concerted effort to save its image as community-oriented, inclusive, and “woke,” Starbucks responds to the protests over the baseless arrest of Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson last month by implementing a nationwide “anti-bias” awareness training for all its employees today. The company’s stated goal is to begin a process of addressing the problem of racial discrimination in their stores.

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.

Madrid’s Amazon Workers Strike Over Rights and Wages

Amazon workers in the Spanish State are fed up and ready to fight. Last night at 10 p.m., 95% of the workforce in the largest logistics center in the country owned by Amazon have walked off the job to protest against planned wage cuts.

One Year into the Trump Era: Total Calamity and Business as Usual

It seems that our worst fears have come true since Trump’s election, and the world as we know it has ended. Or has it? As the next midterm elections are already becoming the subject of considerable debate, it is worth assessing Trump’s impact so far.

The Russian Revolution and the Real Movement of History

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Elizabeth Warren Votes for Massive Increase of War Budget

Elizabeth Warren votes for a defense budget that is higher than the one that Donald Trump requested.

Workers’ Control Under Capitalism

Imagine taking over the factory you are working at. Imagine working without bosses. Imagine full democracy at the workplace. This is the story of the workers at the MadyGraf printing plant in Argentina.

Time to Take Back Our Universities: Temple University Fights for a Fair Contract

Temple University faculty, students and staff members made their voices heard for higher wages and better working conditions, in defense of education.