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Ideas & Debates

What’s Next After Postmodernism?

British literary theorist Terry Eagleton discusses literary theory in connection to broader political and historical trends, and the persistence of Marxism. What do culture, art, and theory express in the current context of crisis, renewed class struggle, and retreat of postmodernism--and what is their potential role?

Terry Eagleton

July 7, 2016

American Politics After Sanders

Sanders’ surrender before the reality of Clinton’s victory has brought an end to one of the most contested primary seasons in recent American History. How have the major political and economic players been impacted, and what should we expect next?

Ian Steinman

June 21, 2016

The Night Shift: Capitalism’s Silent Killer

Millions work night shifts to satisfy the capitalist system’s around-the-clock drive for profits, which poses a serious threat to the health of night workers. Time for a fight back to reclaim the daylight and our health.

John Leslie

June 21, 2016

The Roma’s Tortuous Journey

The migration crisis has clearly shown the structural nature of racism and xenophobia in Europe. The Roma people are among the most oppressed in the continent; in France, there has been a rapid rise in anti-Roma racism, not only from right-wing groups, but also from the state and its institutions.

Philippe Alcoy

June 16, 2016

Lines of Debate: the Subaltern and the Proletariat of the World

Reverberations of the international crisis have resurrected the idea of the working class as revolutionary political actor from the crypt. Today, with evidence of growing labor unrest in both “emerging economies” as well as imperialist nations like France and the United States, there has been a renewed interest in the working class, its organizations, and potential to lead resistance against austerity governments and increasing inequalities.

Left Voice Magazine #1: A New Generation Rises Up

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Left Voice

May 11, 2016

A New Generation Rises Up

From the youth movement in France, to youth protests in Baltimore to the Sanders phenomena, it is undeniable that there is a new generation rising up. In the first edition of Left Voice Magazine we explore some of today's most relevant political phenomena - the rise of the new generation, the right wing turn in Latin America and Obama's visit to Cuba, among others. The following is the opening editorial to the magazine.

Left Voice

May 10, 2016

The Long Depression and the Future of Capitalism

In this interview with Marxist economist Michael Roberts, he discusses the concepts in his new book, in which he argues that the world economy today remains in the grips of a "long depression" since the crisis of 2008.

Michael Roberts

April 18, 2016

Health is Political

Left Voice presents an interview with Joan Benach, author of several texts on public health, who discusses public health as a primarily political question, determined by historical-structural factors. He describes the notion of social class and its relation to the health-illness binary as well as the processes of marketization that health care has been subjected to under neoliberal policies.

Left Voice

April 15, 2016