Brandon Johnson Will Disappoint Working People in Chicago
Brandon Johnson’s progressive electoral campaign attracted activists, young people, and members of the Black and Brown community. But like all Democrats, he governs for the capitalist class, not for the people of color and working-class people who volunteered for him.
Tatiana CozzarelliApril 11, 2023
Eviction Defense in Detroit Shows the Power of Self-Organization
The recently viral videos of a physical eviction defense effort in Detroit not only shows the violent nature of evictions and the state, but the importance of developing institutions of self-organization in order to challenge the growing threat of evictions facing the working class and oppressed.
Tristan TaylorApril 8, 2023
Trump’s Indictment Won’t Stop Trumpism
Donald Trump has been indicted. But this indictment is an attempt by the regime to relegitimize itself and remove Trump as a threat to capitalist stability.
Ezra BrainApril 4, 2023
Biden’s Proposed Budget Nothing but Empty Promises
Earlier this month, Joe Biden announced his budget proposal, with a lot of promises. But the only thing we know he’ll deliver is that “nothing will fundamentally change.”
Molly RosenzweigMarch 31, 2023
“Lesser Evil” Biden Wants More Border Patrol Than MAGA Republicans
Over the weekend, Biden bragged about his support for even more resources than “MAGA Republicans.” to “secure the border” on Twitter. This is “lesser evilism” in action.
Molly RosenzweigMarch 28, 2023
A Chemical Plant Just Poisoned Philadelphia’s Water: A First-Hand Account of the Crisis
A company dumped thousands of gallons of poisonous chemicals into Philadelphia’s drinking water. This is an on-the-ground account by a Philadelphia worker and socialist.
Jason KoslowskiMarch 27, 2023
Joe Biden Is Deporting Russians Who Escaped Putin’s Draft — Let Them All In!
The United States is deporting Russians who sought asylum following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. This is a heinous attack against war resisters and shows that the proxy war in Ukraine is about capitalist rivalry first and foremost.
Sam CarlinerMarch 26, 2023
20 Years Since the U.S. Invasion of Iraq: A Reflection from a Socialist in the Heart of Imperialism
A Left Voice member and anti-war activist reflects on the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq and how he learned to hate U.S. imperialism.
Sam CarlinerMarch 20, 2023
Train Derailment in Metro Detroit Illustrates That Capitalist Control of the Railroads Is Fundamentally Unsafe
With the capitalists in control of the railroads, they will destroy the environment and poison and kill workers. The catastrophe in East Palestine will not be the last if we don’t nationalize our railroads and put the safety of people and the environment over profit.
Emma BoyhtariFebruary 28, 2023
The Ohio Train Disaster Is on Biden’s Hands
Just months after President Biden and Congress blocked railway workers from striking over dangerous working conditions, the exact type of disaster that workers predicted has come to pass. The fate of East Palestine must be a wake-up call for the labor and climate movements to fight for the nationalization of the railroads under workers’ control.
B.C. DaurelleFebruary 15, 2023