How the Daughters of a Nazi General Became Communist Spies
As Hitler rose to power, two daughters of Germany’s top general became spies for the Communist Party. A new biography tells the story of how hatred for fascism and its aristocratic collaborators led them to become class traitors.
Nathaniel FlakinAugust 12, 2023
The Strike Is Our Most Powerful Weapon, We Need to Use It against the Police!
Workers have the opportunity and ability to shut down the system. This is why Democrats, Republicans, and even the Squad broke the strike of the railroad workers. If we use our workplaces as organizing tools against racism and police murder, we can build the power to take control and shut them down!
Julia WallaceFebruary 3, 2023
New York Nurses’ Strike Shows the Way Forward for Labor
Over 7,000 nurses struck at New York hospitals for three days, winning important partial gains. Despite attempts to avert the strike by the hospital bosses, Democratic Party politicians, and elements within the leadership of the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA), the bargaining committees of two major hospitals held strong.
Thaddeus GreeneFebruary 2, 2023
Five Years after Ursula K. Le Guin’s Death, We Need Her More Than Ever
Ursula K. Le Guin tended the embers of revolt in a new age of imperialism and counterrevolution. She tasked us with stoking them into a blaze.
Jason KoslowskiJanuary 22, 2023
The Roots of the Rebellion at Foxconn
Jenny Chan is a researcher and professor at the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong. She is co-author of the book Dying for an iPhone. She spoke with La Izquerda Diario about the causes of the rebellion by workers at the Foxconn plant in Zhengzhou, China.
Josefina L. MartínezDecember 7, 2022
“We Sold Out the People Who Elected Us”: UC Bargaining Team Member Speaks Out About Union Concessions
Here we publish the testimony of a graduate student worker on strike at the University of California, who is part of the bargaining team for UAW Local 2865. Wednesday night, the bargaining team voted 10-9 to make severe concessions to the university.
Janna Haider, UAW 2865 Bargaining TeamDecember 2, 2022
Education Workers Have the Power to Win in Toronto
A rank-and-file educational worker who participated in the historic strike earlier this month in Toronto discusses how fellow workers can fight back against the Doug Ford administration and win their demands.
Martin ReillyNovember 20, 2022
Fascism or Bonapartism? Lessons from Trotsky for Understanding Brazil Under Bolsonaro
Is genuine fascism rising in Brazil? How should the working class respond if so? Marxism helps us to characterize the Bolsonaro government and spells out the method for confronting the extreme Right.
André BarbieriOctober 29, 2022
Hands Off Haiti, and Down with the IMF: Political Declaration of the Trotskyist Fraction–Fourth International
We republish the statement of the Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth International (FT-CI) against the U.S. and UN preparation for a new military intervention in Haiti.
Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth InternationalOctober 17, 2022