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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

Inheritance and Situation: Interview with New Generation of Revolutionary Marxists in China

Left Voice spoke with Stone Song and Ji Hengge, Trotskyists in China who translated and published the first Chinese edition of The History of American Trotskyism by James P. Cannon

Left Voice

April 6, 2016

Letter to the XXIII Congress of the Partido Obrero

In the lead-up to the Congress of the Partido Obrero (PO - Workers’ Party) being held this weekend, the leadership of the Partido de los Trabajadores Socialistas (PTS – Socialist Workers’ Party) sent the following proposals to their comrades in the Frente de Izquierda y Trabajadores (FIT - Left and Workers’ Front).

Left Voice

March 29, 2016

Revolution in robotics or stagnation of productivity?

Antagonistic positions. Factors that revolutionize life versus labor productivity. The sense of a paradox. Robots everywhere except in the statistics.

Paula Bach

March 23, 2016

Left Platform Leads the Vote for the NPA National Conference

At preparatory meetings for the NPA’s National Conference on March 19 and 20, the platform that unites the left of the party is in the lead with 41% of the vote.  

Heil Trump?

The success of Donald Trump’s campaign has left many in the US looking on in horror as he rose in the polls and moved on to dominate the primaries. His inflammatory, racist rhetoric drives many to label him “fascist.”

Óscar Fernández

March 17, 2016