The Virus & the Working Class
The following article was originally published on economist Jack Rasmus’ blog. It discusses the implications of the coronavirus crisis for the working class and what an alternative response could look like.
Jack RasmusMarch 13, 2020
Trotsky as a Guide for Analyzing the World Situation
Trotsky developed a method to analyze “capitalist equilibrium” and the perspectives for socialist revolution. This is a useful tool to help us orient ourselves in today’s convulsive times.
Esteban MercatanteMarch 9, 2020
The U.S.-China Trade War and the Race for Global Hegemony
The escalating trade war with China has U.S capitalists trembling. Yet they simultaneously crave access to the Chinese domestic market. A battle for global hegemony looms on the horizon.
Juan CJune 12, 2019
Markets, Volatility and Crisis: A Conversation with Tony Norfield, Michael Roberts and Paula Bach
The swings in the stock markets in the United States, Europe and Japan this past week have reignited fears of a financial meltdown. We discussed these recent developments and the immediate prospects of the global economy with three renowned Marxist economists.
Left VoiceDecember 11, 2018
Strength and Contradictions of the Chinese Economy: An Interview With Au Loong Yu
Chinese global aspirations can be seen in the country’s expanding investments abroad. A trade war with the United States may have devastating consequences.
Juan CSeptember 13, 2018
No, Venezuela Was Never Socialist
Venezuela is facing an unprecedented crisis: Millions are fleeing the country due to shortages of food and medicine. Does this prove the failure of socialism? To better understand the situation in Venezuela, Left Voice spoke with Milton D'León, a Marxist worker from Caracas and editor of our sister site La Izquierda Diario Venezuela.
Nathaniel FlakinAugust 9, 2018
Organic Crisis and Class Struggle
In March, 2018, delegations from 16 different countries met in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the 11th Conference of the Trotskyist Fraction for the Fourth International (FT). This is the second part of the Document on the International Situation: Economic Tensions and Political Instability.
Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth InternationalMay 3, 2018
Economic Tensions and Political Instability
In March, 2018, delegations from 16 different countries met in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the 11th Conference of the Trotskyist Fraction for the Fourth International (FT). This is the first part of the Document on the International Situation: Economic Tensions and Political Instability, based on the discussions at the conference. In the update of the […]
Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth InternationalMay 2, 2018