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Left Voice Magazine for July 2022

We present our July magazine, including a review of Joe Burns’ Class Struggle Unionism, an interview with socialist feminists in Latin America on the fight for abortion rights, and NATO’s imperialist expansion.

Left Voice

July 17, 2022
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How We Won Abortion Rights

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Abortion rights were recently won in Argentina, Mexico, and Chile. Socialist feminists organized in Pan y Rosas explain how they did it.

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What Is Class Struggle Unionism?

Jason Koslowski

Joe Burns’ new Class Struggle Unionism comes at a key time. That’s because the long-slumbering union movement looks like it could be starting to stir again.

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Marxism, Stalinism, and Queerphobia

Von Marco Helmbrecht and Niko Weber

A historical survey of Marxism and queer life, from the young Soviet Union to Stalinist homophobia.

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NATO and Imperialist Military Expansionism

Josefina L. Martínez and Diego Lotito

As its recent summit made clear, NATO cannot play a “democratic” or “progressive” role internationally.

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Feminism and Communism: A Debate with Silvia Federici

Josefina L. Martínez

Communes or communism? A debate with autonomism and the work of Silvia Federici, from the perspective of socialist feminism.

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Subalterns, Postcolonialists, and the Specter of Capital: A Polemic from Marxism

The theories of the “postcolonialists” condemn us to the mere repetition of local resistance with no way out of the brutal plundering of people by imperialism, multiple repressions, and exploitation. The socialist strategy is a tool to eradicate the society based on this brutality.

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‘A United Labor Movement Can Stop the Far Right’: An Interview with Warren Montag

Warren Montag discusses the rise of the U.S. Far Right, and how the labor movement can help create a unified force capable of stopping it.

Left Voice

July 29, 2022
All That's Left, the podcast from Left Voice.

#AllThatsLeftPod: Disability Pride Month

Happy Disability Pride Month! In our latest podcast episode, two Left Voice members discuss disability under capitalism, and how socialism can fight for true disability rights.

Left Voice

July 29, 2022
A soldier holds a machine gun as he patrols the Russian northern military base on Kotelny island, beyond the Arctic circle on April 3, 2019. The Russian military base is home to 250 soldiers and is to serve as a model for future military installations in the Arctic.

Disappearing Arctic Ice Cap Opens New Terrain for Imperialist Conflict

The Arctic Circle is the scene of escalating imperial tensions and militaristic escalation. Capitalist irrationality is destroying the planet.

Carlos Rubio

July 28, 2022

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Gianni Del Panta

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Starbucks Fires Joselyn Chuquillanqui in Retaliation for Union Organizing

Joselyn Chuquillanqui was fired after working at Starbucks for almost 7 years. She is just one of over 70 workers fired for organizing around the country as the company ramps up its union busting.

Luigi Morris

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British Postal Workers Reject Below-Inflation Contract Offer and Announce Upcoming Strike

The union representing postal workers in Britain has announced four days of strikes in the coming weeks — the first such labor action since 2009.

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China and the U.S.: War Games in a Tense World

The visit to Taiwan by Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, has led to a new escalation in tensions between the United States and China. Beijing responded by launching missiles right under Taiwan’s nose — war games on the knife-edge.

Esteban Mercatante

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