Ideas & Debates
The End of a Dream: From Arab Spring to Bloody Fall (Part I)
On the 17 of December 2010, in the village of Sidi Bouzid, Tunisian street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire. His act was the starting point of a wave of upheavals in the Arab world. Five years later, the region is sinking into chaos and violence. Is the dream of freedom and justice finally burst? This is a two-part retrospective on the Arab Spring –five years later.
Marius MaierJanuary 14, 2016
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas…After a Socialist Revolution
A revolutionary salute to all comrades and to all comrades—Good Fight!
Julia WallaceDecember 25, 2015
Marx is Back
A young printworker in Buenos Aires discovers a book that will transform the way he sees society. After a friend and coworker passes him the Communist Manifesto, things start to change dramatically in his life. The worker's "encounters” with Marx take him on a path of hard-to-swallow truths and jarring revelations.
Left VoiceNovember 18, 2015
Does Bernie Sanders Represent the U.S. Left?
Growing international discontent with the political caste system has found its way to the United States. There, though a far cry from the political earthquakes that have shaken several countries in Europe, the alarm bells are still sounding. What challenges do the left face in light of the Bernie Sanders phenomenon?
Celeste MurilloNovember 11, 2015
A ‘Trotsky Day’ took place last Saturday in Berlin
Photo: Klassegegenklasse.org “Trotskyism, more than any other political tendency, transports the heritage, the thinking and the strategic perspectives of revolutionary Marxism, the October Revolution and the early third International into the present.” With these words, Florian Wilde, an activist and former member of the leadership of the German Left Party “Die Linke”, praised the ideas […]
Nathaniel FlakinOctober 22, 2015
The Political Significance of the All India Strike and the Revolutionary Movement in India
Published on Sunday, August 30 - 2015 Written by Radical Socialist
Left VoiceSeptember 25, 2015
Thanks, But No Thanks: The Implications of the Black Lives Matter DNC Rejection
Black Lives Matter rejected the Democratic National Convention’s endorsement of the movement. This is a positive step towards political independence, but not the complete break with capitalist parties that we need for the liberation of Black and all oppressed people.
Julia WallaceSeptember 18, 2015