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A Cartoon History of May Day

May Day, or International Workers Day, is celebrated every year around the world to honor the struggles of the generations of workers who fought against capitalist exploitation. Here we take a look at the one that started it all — the Haymarket uprising in Chicago, 1886.

Sarah Crowe

May 1, 2021

The Neoliberal Fantasy at the Heart of “Nomadland”

Chloé Zhao’s film erases capitalism as the cause of economic pain, instead telling a story of individual suffering.

Luigi Morris

April 30, 2021

“Spotify is the Uber of the Music Industry”: An Interview with Leftist Singer-Songwriter David Rovics

Left Voice sat down with Portland-based artist and activist David Rovics to talk about his new album, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the state of the music industry today.

Ezra Brain

April 19, 2021

Tony Award-Winning Producer Scott Rudin Is a Monster to His Workers

One of the most powerful men in show business routinely physically attacks his staff.

Ezra Brain

April 9, 2021

If You Do One “Irish” Thing Today, Watch “The Wind that Shakes the Barley”

St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect occasion to watch the best film ever made about the Irish fight for freedom against British occupation in the early 20th century.

Scott Cooper

March 17, 2021

Bertolt Brecht and Marxist Art

The German communist poet created an approach that stands in contrast to traditional and postmodern ideas.

Ezra Brain

March 7, 2021

Guggenheim and IUOE Local 30 Complete Negotiations for the Museum’s First Ever Union

After almost two years of organizing, the museum’s facilities staff and art handlers finally have a collective bargaining contract.

Frankie Levine

February 18, 2021

Five Queer Lady Films to Watch Instead of “Happiest Season”

Here we present quality queer films to watch over the winter holidays.

Maria Aurelio

December 25, 2020

The “Social Dilemma” of Capitalism in Decline

The Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma offers a jarring look at the addictive nature of social media. But its attempts to be "apolitical" make the film's insights ultimately toothless. A socialist critique.

Nathaniel Flakin

November 19, 2020