Class Struggle

Cops Are Class Enemies. What About Soldiers?

Police officers and soldiers are both being deployed to repress the uprisings across the United States. But while the police remain fiercely loyal to the racist state, soldiers’ allegiance is cracking. This can be observed in protest movements throughout history. Our goal should be to smash the cops, but win over the soldiers.

Despite Coronavirus, the Class Struggle Continues

As the pandemic spreads, politicians of the ruling class are calling for unity — and they are trying to use the crisis to make billions. As revolutionary socialists, we reject the idea that there can be unity between exploiter and exploited. Workers need to fight against the crisis with our own methods.

Union Density Is Down, but Class Struggle Is on the Rise

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report this week showing that union density is down in the United States for 2019. In light of the rise in combative labor struggles across industries over the last several years, what does this trend mean for the labor movement?

How Left Are The 2019 Oscar Films?

The 2019 movie season was dominated by discussions of class and capitalism. From blockbusters like Joker to indie hits like Hustlers to international crossovers like Parasite, the class divide was a key theme in many films with some critics even going so far as to call 2019 the year of class war in film. In this vein, we’ve looked at several of the films that were nominated for Oscars to see how left they really are. 

Whither the “Latin American Spring”?

With massive demonstrations erupting across Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile, and Colombia, Latin America is an epicenter of class struggle. Fed up after years of austerity measures and imperialist policies, the masses are pushing back against their neoliberal governments. Where these uprisings go from here depends on their ability to break away from leaderships that encourage them to curb their demands.

Class Struggle and Revolutionary Strategy

Editorial of Left Voice Magazine #5: We are seeing situations of instability, class struggle, and opportunities for the Left. Now, more than ever, socialists need a clear strategy for building up working-class power.

Chile’s General Strike: Over a Million Reject Piñera’s Crumbs. There Is a Will to Fight for More.

The national leader of the Partido de Trabajadores Revolucionarios, a revolutionary left party in Chile, calls for a continuation of the protests until Piñera is overthrown. There are enough forces to win and to impose a free, sovereign Constituent Assembly, to discuss the urgent social problems of the day, and to do away with the legacies of Pinochet’s dictatorship.

The Return of the Class Struggle

A specter is haunting the world. It is not yet that of communism, but that of class struggle—in capital letters. This new wave of protests began with the emergence of the yellow vests in France, which for the first time in many years made the ruling class of an imperialist country fear revolt. It has only spread since then.