Category: United States

Victory in the fight for $15 in New York

An advisory board has recommended that New York State raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour for fast-food workers. The national movement for $15 has recently won important fights in some cities and gained nationwide momentum. However there remain some important unresolved questions about the potential of this movement.

Cuba: Thaw in relations with imperialism II

Illustration by Natalia Rizzo (Ideas de Izquierda) Read previous article: Cuba: Thaw in relations with imperialism The “thaw” between the United States and Cuba has

In the 2016 U.S. Elections, money reigns

Enormous contributions in the millions feed the electoral campaigns of of top U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush. Yet both are losing popularity among voters.

Left Voice: Soon!

The Left Voice is a newly launched project aimed at bringing you daily news, analysis and opinion from a socialist left perspective. The Left Voice is part of the La Izquierda Diario news network, which has editions in Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, France, and Chile.

Puerto Rico’s Debt and Reform

Puerto Rico, the unincorporated U.S. territory, declares itself bankrupt and claims that the public debt is unpayable. The government of García Padilla, Puerto Rico’s President, says that Puerto Rico is in 72 million dollars of debt.

Victory in the fight for $15 in New York

An advisory board has recommended that New York State raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour for fast-food workers. The national movement for $15 has recently won important fights in some cities and gained nationwide momentum. However there remain some important unresolved questions about the potential of this movement.

Cuba: Thaw in relations with imperialism II

Illustration by Natalia Rizzo (Ideas de Izquierda) Read previous article: Cuba: Thaw in relations with imperialism The “thaw” between the United States and Cuba has opened a new strategic setting and is already influencing all the orders of Cuban life. It is true that the laws of blockade like the Helms-Burton Act, are still in force, and reverses cannot be ruled out, but in the US establishment, the idea – as The New York Times insists – predominates that “The more books, goods and ideas the people circulate, the more likely it is that it will result in significant reforms

In the 2016 U.S. Elections, money reigns

Enormous contributions in the millions feed the electoral campaigns of of top U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush. Yet both are losing popularity among voters.

Left Voice: Soon!

The Left Voice is a newly launched project aimed at bringing you daily news, analysis and opinion from a socialist left perspective. The Left Voice is part of the La Izquierda Diario news network, which has editions in Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, France, and Chile.

Puerto Rico’s Debt and Reform

Puerto Rico, the unincorporated U.S. territory, declares itself bankrupt and claims that the public debt is unpayable. The government of García Padilla, Puerto Rico’s President, says that Puerto Rico is in 72 million dollars of debt.