The Deadliest Year for U.S.-Mexico Border Crossings Occurred during Biden’s Administration
The humanitarian crisis at the border was created by capitalism. Voting for a lesser evil won’t save the Latin American working class; it will take international, political and strategic solidarity across borders to build a combative immigrants’ rights movement.
Paul GinestáSeptember 28, 2023
China’s Rise, ‘Diminished Dependency,’ and Imperialism in Times of World Disorder
In this broad-ranging interview, originally published in LINKS, Trotskyist Fraction member Esteban Mercatante discusses how recent global shifts in processes of capital accumulation have contributed to China’s rise, the new (and old) mechanisms big powers use to plunder the Global South, and its implications for anti-imperialist and working-class struggles today.
Esteban MercatanteSeptember 22, 2023
Earthquake in Morocco: Government and European Imperialism to Blame for Rising Death Toll
The death toll from Friday’s earthquake in Morocco continues to grow as some areas have yet to receive aid. This is a consequence of the subordination of the Moroccan regime to European imperialism and the brutal plundering of the country's resources.
Roberto BordónSeptember 13, 2023
The 1973 Coup in Chile, 50 Years Later: Lessons of a Revolutionary Process
50 years ago today, a U.S.-backed military coup overthrew the government of Salvador Allende in Chile, installing the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. Here, we share a series of articles to think about the lessons from the defeat of one of the most profound revolutionary processes in Latin America.
Left VoiceSeptember 11, 2023
Biden’s Iran Policies Are a Pitch that He’s Imperialism’s Best Bet
Biden is simultaneously advancing negotiations with Iran and deploying thousands of U.S. troops to the Persian Gulf. Behind both moves are pressures on Biden to contain Iran and demonstrate that he’s U.S. imperialism’s best bet against China’s advance in the Middle East.
Sam CarlinerAugust 23, 2023
What Is the Role of a “Green Card Soldier”? Interview with Sofya Aptekar
While both capitalist parties fight over diversity in the military, Sofya Aptekar’s new book, Green Card Soldier, looks at the experiences of immigrant soldiers in the U.S. military and how oppressed communities are used by the military to legitimize and expand empire.
Sam CarlinerAugust 22, 2023
Russia’s Withdrawal from UN Grain Deal Once Again Expands Reach of War in Ukraine
The UN-brokered grain deal has largely kept the consequences of the war in Ukraine confined to Eastern Europe. Russia’s withdrawal from the deal is a reminder that capitalist competition poses great risks for the international working class.
Sam CarlinerJuly 28, 2023
Netanyahu and His Ultra-Right Coalition Pass First Judicial Reform Despite Wide Resistance
The Israeli Knesset passed a law for judicial overhaul despite massive mobilizations that have been happening for months. What these mobilizations miss, however, is solidarity with Palestinians.
Mirta PachecoJuly 27, 2023
Racist Violence Against Migrants in Tunisia Reflects Europe’s Colonial Legacy
The Tunisian president is using sub-Saharan migrants as scapegoats for the economic crisis and food shortages caused by imperialism, sparking a wave of racist violence and xenophobic policies.
Nadia Ben OmarJuly 26, 2023