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Labor Movement

VIDEO: Voices of Resistance in France

Simon Zamora Martin spoke to French activists and combative workers about their struggle

The Struggle is Creative

This incredible work of art is part of a magnificent photographic installation by dockworkers in Le Havre and the artist known as JR.

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

Their Thing was DRUM: Black Power in the Factory

Left Voice speaks with Dan Georgakas, activist, historian and co-author of the classic narrative, ‘Detroit: I Do Mind Dying: A Study in Urban Revolution’, recently released in French. In addition to numerous publications, he has written a memoir called ‘My Detroit, Growing Up Greek and American in Motor City’, on growing up in the ‘60s and in exploration of the city’s complex racial, cultural, and political life.

Dan Georgakas

June 20, 2016

Special Coverage: Revolt in France

The latest on the resistance to the labor reforms in France.

Left Voice

June 17, 2016

Workers’ Combativeness Throws Bourgeoisie into Disarray

'What if the French soccer team went on strike?' So went the June 10 editorial of pro-business French newspaper, Les Echos, giving away the writer’s confusion and shock at the persistence and continuity of protests against the labor law.

Juan Chingo

June 15, 2016

Women Workers Picket Avon in Turkey

Discrimination towards women has always had a significant place in AKP's brand of political Islam, yet young female workers are coming to the forefront of class struggle – as is the case with the picket line outside the Avon warehouse in Gebze.

Barış Yıldırım

June 15, 2016

The Labor Movement in Post-Communist Countries

We interviewed Mihai Varga, a Romanian specialist on trade unionism in Eastern and Central Europe and author of "Worker Protests in post-communist Romania and Ukraine," published in August 2015. In this interview, Varga provides his vision on the state of the trade unionism in the region after the dissolution of the Soviet bloc in the early 1990's.

Philippe Alcoy

June 10, 2016

VIDEO: Panel on Worker Control in Argentina

At the Left Forum this year, Left Voice organized three panels that raised key strategic questions for the left. This is the video of the panel, “Worker Control: Experiences & Perspectives from the Occupied Factories in Argentina."

Left Voice

June 4, 2016