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Left Voice Magazine #1: A New Generation Rises Up

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Left Voice

May 11, 2016
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Contents:

Editorial
A New Generation Rises Up

France: The “Nuit Debout” at a Crossroads
by Juan Chingo, Emmanuel Barot

Bernie and the Indignation of the Youth
by Juan Andrés Gallardo, Celeste Murillo

Sanders, a Third Party, or a Working Class Party?
by Robert Belano

A Year After the Baltimore Rebellion
by Tracy Kwon, Juan Cruz Ferre, Julia Wallace

Dossier on South America:

The Soft Coup in Brazil and South America’s Right Turn
by Eduardo Molina

Brazil: A Right-Wing Coup, the Failure of the PT, and the Coming Storm
by Leandro Lanfredi, Tatiana Cozzarelli

Argentina’s CEOcracy and the New Tests for the Left
by Matias Maiello

Syriza and Podemos: The Only “Change” Possible?
by Josefina Martínez, Diego Lotito

Economy: The Long Depression and the Future of Capitalism
Interview with Michael Roberts

Cuba After Obama: Closer to Capitalism?
by Claudia Cinatti

Palestine: Ethnic Cleansing
Interview with Ilan Pappé

Women’s Emancipation in Times of Global Crisis
by Andrea D’Atri, Laura Lif

“Equality in Law Does Not Mean Equality in Life”
Interview with Virginia Guitzel, trans public health workers in Brazil

Inheritance and Situation
Interview with New Generation of Revolutionary Marxists in China

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Ideas & Debates

On the left, Ruth Fischer, former German communist party leader. On the right, the cover of her biography by Mario Keßler.

Ruth Fischer: The Ongoing Fascination of the Ultra-left

Ruth Fischer was the chairwoman of the Communist Party of Germany in the mid-1920s, before she became a supporter of McCarthy. Her ultra-left policies continue to provoke discussions among socialists. A massive biography by Mario Keßler offers some lessons for revolutionary strategy today.

Nathaniel Flakin

July 3, 2022
A Swiss Trotskyist group marching in the 1950s

The Strange Story of Trotskyism in the Alps

A new book in German tells the story of the Trotskyist movement in Switzerland from 1945 to 1968. It includes the strangest case of infiltration since the founding of the Fourth International.

Nathaniel Flakin

June 23, 2022
Three students marching in front of a sign that reads "On Strike for Mental Health supports"

When It Comes to Gun Violence, Mental Health Matters and the Left Should Fight for It

In the aftermath of the recent wave of mass shootings we need a mental health overhaul and it’s the Left that needs to fight for it.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

June 13, 2022
A graphic image of a landscape with silhouettes of animals and a tree in dark green, with a lighter green background of branches.

Recovering the Legacy of Marxism in the Face of the Ecological Crisis

Does progress require the conquest of nature? Is “humanity” responsible for the climate crisis? What is the relationship between nature and capitalist society? In Marx’s Ecology — newly translated into Spanish for Ediciones IPS — John Bellamy Foster overturns conventional interpretations of Marx and instead offers a rational approach to the environmental crisis. This article presents the prologue to the new Spanish-language edition.

Juan Duarte

June 5, 2022

MOST RECENT

Western Imperialism Expands with New Military Bases and NATO Members

The NATO summit in Madrid has expanded the alliance’s footprint — a result of the U.S. and European role in the Ukraine war, and a big win for Western imperialism. Workers must use our power to fight the U.S. and NATO agenda, without giving any support to the Putin regime.

Sam Carliner

July 1, 2022

The Court is Trying To Kill You: SCOTUS Bolsters Climate Change

The Supreme Court just gutted the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s power to regulate emissions. It’s time for the climate movement to stand up and fight back against the capitalist institutions that are killing the planet.

Sam Carliner

June 30, 2022

Urgent Call to Action: Our Unions Must Defend the Right to Abortion

The Rank-and-File Caucus of the Temple Association of University Professionals issued a statement against the Supreme Court's attack on abortion and for the need for unions to mobilize to protect the right to an abortion in the streets and in our workplaces.

RAFT Temple

June 30, 2022

Over 50 Migrants Found Dead in Texas. Biden Has Blood on His Hands.

The Biden Administration has maintained virtually all of Trump’s draconian and murderous immigration policies. Dozens have died in a trailer in Texas as a result.

Robert Belano

June 29, 2022