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Ideas & Debates

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 Voice

November 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 Murillo

November 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 Flakin

October 22, 2015

The Left Alternative to Peronism

Originally published on Jacobin, October 22 , 2015 /Argentines go to the polls Sunday. What’s the state of the country’s left, electorally and in the streets?

Todd Chretien

October 22, 2015

Resuscitating the U.S. Labor Movement

A long-term left activist and scholar, Stanley Aronowitz has made outstanding contributions to the analysis of the American labor movement throughout his career.

Juan Cruz Ferre

October 13, 2015

A New Intifada Approaching?

The latest eruptions of violence in the West Bank and Jerusalem did not appear out of nowhere. They have been slowly brewing in the colonialist policies of Israel, reinforced by Netanyahu.

Claudia Cinatti

October 10, 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 Voice

September 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 Wallace

September 18, 2015

Trotsky, Gramsci and the state in the ‘West’

In his book, The Gramscian Moment, Peter D. Thomas reassesses the ideas of Antonio Gramsci from the starting point of the polemics against Gramsci found in The Antinomies of Antonio Gramsci by Perry Anderson and Reading Capital by Louis Althusser. Thomas presents these critiques of Gramsci’s thought as complementary and coinciding from different angles.

Juan Dal Maso

September 18, 2015