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Nicolás Del Caño and the Left in the Presidential Debate

For the first time ever last Sunday, Argentina’s presidential debate was publicly broadcasted on live television. Front-running candidate -- and Kirchner’s favorite -- Daniel Scioli was a no-show. During the debate, dissident peronist Sergio Massi and Cambiemos leader Mauricio Macri (Mayor of Buenos Aires) failed to gain ground. Left and Workers’ Front (FIT) leader Nicolás del Caño (MP) made a strong case.

Gloria Grinberg

October 9, 2015

INTERVIEW: ‘Tsipras is saving Greek capitalism’

We interviewed Kostas Skordoulis, a leading member of OKDE-Spartakos about the situation in Greece following the elections last September 20, Syriza, Popular Unity, and the debates within anti-capitalist coalition Antarsya.

Josefina L. Martínez

October 8, 2015

March against austerity

On October 4, more than 60,000 took to the streets in an anti-austerity protest outside the Conservative party's annual conference in Manchester, sending a strong message to the government against the harmful cuts and the Trade Union Bill's attack on the rights of working people and their unions.

Alejandra Ríos

October 7, 2015

Nothing to celebrate, but much to fight for

This past week marked twenty-five years since the territory of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR), also known as East Germany, was incorporated into the West German Federal Republic. The period of capitalist and “reunified” Germany had begun.

Stefan Schneider

October 6, 2015

The Life and Legacy of Pietro Ingrao (1915-2015) and the ‘Italian Way’

The Italian left, or what remains of it, now mourns the death of Pietro Ingrao, the historic and “heretical” leader of the Italian Communist Party (PCI) who died in his home in Rome on September 27 at the age of 100.

Marco Zerbino

October 5, 2015

Announcement of the Political Bureau of OKDE-SPARTAKOS about the elections in 20th of September

If the result of the elections in January expressed the hope (along with the illusions it included) of the working class for abolition of the memoranda and austerity through the parliamentary route and a “Government of the Left”, the same, more or less, result in the election of the 20th of September has a totally […]

Left Voice

October 3, 2015

Mexico, One Year After the Disappearance of 43 Students

September 26 marked the passage of one year since the “Night of Iguala” and the disappearance of 43 students from Ayotzinapa. Their whereabouts are still unknown. Thousands poured into the streets of Mexico City, demanding the return of the 43 “normalistas” who attended Ayotzinapa Rural Normal School. Protesters signaled the State as the culprit.

What Did I Do to You?

“What did I do to you?” Those were among the last words uttered by Adriano Oca, a gay man. He was stabbed to death on July 5 in the impoverished outskirts of the city of Rio de Janeiro.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

September 29, 2015

Thousands protest in Berlin for the right to choose

Last Saturday, the reactionary "March for Life" took place in Berlin. At the same time, several thousand counter-protesters took to the streets calling for an unrestricted right to abortion and for sexual self-determination.

Oskar Huber

September 24, 2015