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No Place for Cops in Our Unions

Last week, Local 2865 of the United Auto Workers passed a resolution calling on the AFL-CIO to end its affiliation with the International Union of Police Associations. This call offers a way in which workers can take up the fight against police brutality at their jobs, and put pressure on their unions to sign on to this demand.

Julia Wallace

August 7, 2015

Obama’s Clean Power Plan Leaves Main Polluters Off the Hook

Amidst cheers for Obama's supposedly bold climate protection plan, critiques from some environmentalist groups arise. The new show of commitment to reduce green house emissions covers up the ongoing permissive policies toward fracking and the oil industry.

Juan C

August 5, 2015

Statistically, there’s a mass shooting every day in the US

According to the Washington Post, there have been 204 mass shootings since the year began. Statistically, that’s one for each day of the year so far.

Óscar Fernández

August 4, 2015

Keys of the nuclear agreement between the United States and Iran

The re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Iran, interrupted since the 1979 revolution, is making the geopolitical structure that dominated the Middle East for almost four decades, creak.

Claudia Cinatti

July 31, 2015

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.

Juan C

July 28, 2015

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 […]

Eduardo Molina

July 24, 2015

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.

Juan C

July 21, 2015

Washington and ‘Chapo’ Guzman’s ‘Great Escape’

Distrust of the Mexican regime was expressed in social networks since there are signs that this “escape” could not have been done without collusion with the government.

Sergio Moissen

July 20, 2015

‘The key is the organization of the supply-chains for fast food and the new retail stores’

Charlie Post is a Professor at City University of New York and a socialist activist. He is the author of the book American Road to Capitalism. In this interview originally published in Esquerda Diario, he talks about the concept of Precariat, the novel ways of workplace organizing and the challenges for the Left.

Left Voice

July 16, 2015