At Breaking Point, Nurses Fight for Union at Johns Hopkins Hospital
Left Voice interviews a nurse organizing at the front lines of health care in Baltimore.
Tre KwonMarch 23, 2018
A Year After the Baltimore Uprising
During the last five years, a barrage of police killings and racist hate crimes—many caught on tape—spurred protests that claimed the slogan Black Lives Matter and crescendoed over the course of two years. Until these events broke out, the liberal hegemonic discourse insisted on the idea that we had achieved a post-racial society, especially with Obama's election. Oppressed people and Blacks in particular—with their daily encounters with systemic racism—could not afford the luxury of these illusions.
Juan CMay 19, 2016
In Baltimore, the Fight for Justice Continues
The last few weeks, Baltimore protesters have returned to the streets to call for justice as the criminal prosecution of the six police officers involved in Freddie Gray’s death begins. New developments in the trials and an out-of-court settlement raise questions about the path to justice through the legal system.
Tre KwonSeptember 11, 2015
Letter from the Youth of the PTS to the Youth of Baltimore
We, the Youth of the Partido de los Trabajadores Socialistas (Socialist Workers’ Party) in Argentina, raise our voices with you, the youth in the streets of Baltimore, just we have with youth of Ferguson and many other cities across the U.S. We stand in solidarity with all the young people fighting against the brutality of […]
Left VoiceMay 1, 2015