Detroiters Say ‘Hell No!’ to DTE’s Proposed Electricity Rate Hike
Detroiters are confronting regulators who are deciding whether private utilities can extract more profits from the working class during energy, inflation, housing, and climate crises.
Lee PalmerSeptember 20, 2022
Polarization, Economic Crisis, and Class Struggle: The Contradictions of the Political Moment
From the resurgence of the Democratic party to the advance of the Right to the potential of Generation U, it is evident that we are in a moment of instability and heightened polarization in the midst of a burgeoning economic crisis and rising labor movement. The Left must take the opportunities presented by the current moment and turn them into advances for our movement.
Ezra BrainSeptember 18, 2022
Environmental Racism Leads to Water Crisis in Jackson, Mississippi
Jackson, Mississippi, a city whose population is more than 80 percent Black, has been without clean reliable water for days, adding to the ongoing water issues due to decades of neglect and divestment.
Molly RosenzweigSeptember 2, 2022
The “Lesser Evil” Is Bankrolling the Far Right
The Democratic Party is spending tens of millions of dollars to advance far-right candidates in hopes that it will improve the Democrats’ midterm chances. This strategy shows, yet again, that the Democrats will not help us fight the advance of the Far Right.
Ezra BrainSeptember 1, 2022
Technology and the State in a Post-Roe America
Since the fall of Roe v. Wade in late June of this year, fears have begun to spread about what a post-Roe world will look like for people who can get pregnant in the United States. The trial of a mother and her 17-year old daughter based on Facebook messages discussing the daughter's abortion shows that some of these fears are starting to be realized.
BellaAugust 29, 2022
Graduate Students Across the U.S. Are Organizing for Abortion Rights
Students around the country are planning walkouts and other actions to defend abortion rights on October 6.
Olivia WoodAugust 22, 2022
Refugees Are Being Stranded in NYC – Both Parties Are to Blame
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has been sending buses of refugees to New York City. As the refugee crisis worsens, the Left in the United States needs a clear strategy for solidarity.
Sam CarlinerAugust 15, 2022
Democrats’ ‘Climate Bill’ Puts Polluters before People and the Planet
Congressional Democrats, supported by President Biden, just passed a major spending bill focused on climate change, health care, and taxes. But it’s no win for the climate or the working class.
Robert BelanoAugust 13, 2022
Our Movement Is the Cure: Fighting for Healthcare Means Fighting for Socialism
On July 30 activists marched and rallied in Washington, DC, calling for a more humane healthcare system. Physician and Left Voice member Mike Pappas spoke at the rally about how capitalism and health aren’t compatible. Below is the text from his speech.
Mike PappasAugust 2, 2022