‘Rumblings of a Coming Storm’: An Anticapitalist Play
On Saturday, the Dixon Place theater in New York will present “Rumblings of a Coming Storm,” a movement theater piece about oppression and exploitation under capitalism. Set to a text by Lucy Parsons, the play tells a story about revolution and shows why it’s necessary. Left Voice spoke to the play’s creator and director, Ezra Brain.
Left VoiceApril 12, 2019
When 20,000 New Yorkers Attended a Nazi Rally—and 50,000 Joined the Trotskyist Counterprotest
Eighty years ago, American fascists filled Madison Square Garden. The short documentary film “A Night at the Garden” shows disturbing scenes from the Nazi rally. What it doesn’t show: The Trotskyists led a protest of 50,000 all around the arena.
Nathaniel FlakinMarch 1, 2019
Reassessing the Legacy of Louis Althusser on His 100-Year Anniversary: An Interview with Warren Montag
Louis Althusser was one of the most disputed scholars in the Marxist tradition. Condemned as a revisionist by some, celebrated as a brilliant, innovative Marxist philosopher by others, his theoretical contributions still spur interest and controversy today, almost thirty years after his death.
Juan Dal MasoOctober 16, 2018
Antoinette Konikow: Pioneering Fighter for Women’s Rights and Socialism
Antoinette Konikow (1869-1946) was a pioneering socialist feminist, advocate for women’s reproductive autonomy, and a founding member of the Socialist Party of America, the Communist Party, and then the U.S. Trotskyist movement. Sadly, today she is little known and underappreciated, though she deserves wider recognition.
Kate FreyMarch 26, 2018
Still Not a Neutral Player on a Moving Train: Carrying Howard Zinn’s Torch in the Classrooms and in the Streets
We remember Howard Zinn on the eighth anniversary of his death.
Michael GottliebJanuary 27, 2018
Testament of Leon Trotsky
On August 20, 1940, an assassin sent by Stalin murdered Leon Trotsky. Yet the ideas of the Russian revolutionary remain relevant 77 years after his death. Left Voice republishes the testament of the founder of the Red Army as a tribute.
Leon TrotskyAugust 20, 2017