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Imperialism

Why is the U.S. Bombing Iraq During a Pandemic?

Even as coronavirus spreads rapidly across the globe, causing a health crisis of historic proportions, the U.S. military is engaging in new military attacks in the Middle East. The U.S. must cease all military interventions and redirect its military budget to combat the pandemic.

Allison Noel

March 18, 2020

Castro, the Cuban Revolution, and the Permanent Revolution

The Cuban Revolution impacted 20th Century politics, and pushed the formation of alternative left policies that were critical of Soviet hegemony as well as updating the debate on Trotsky’s Permanent Revolution.

Facundo Aguirre

February 27, 2020

Iran 1953: How the CIA Orchestrated an Imperialist Coup

The U.S. has a long history of imperialist intervention in Iran. What role did it play in the 1953 coup that overthrew Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh?

Salvador Soler

February 19, 2020

Presidents’ Day is a Celebration of Murderers

U.S. Presidents have been responsible for and overseen some of the worst atrocities in history and should not be celebrated.

Allison Noel

February 17, 2020

Mexico’s “Progressive President” Sends National Guard to Tear Gas Immigrants

A new migrant caravan made up of thousands of people left from Honduras in January to make the perilous journey north through Mexico. With Donald Trump pressuring him from across the border, President Andrés Manuel Lopéz Obrador of Mexico has gone further than ever to repress the caravan and send migrants back to Central America.

Sou Mi

January 29, 2020

Protesters in Mali Demand the Departure of French Troops

In mid-January, as workers in France took to the streets against Macron’s pension reform, French flags burned on the streets of Bamako, Mali to repudiate the presence of French troops. The country is faced with a humanitarian crisis as violence spirals since France first intervened in 2013, supposedly to fight the rise of Islamic terrorist groups.

Salvador Soler

January 28, 2020

Puerto Rico is Crumbling. The U.S. is Responsible

Puerto Rico has been ravaged by a series of natural disasters since 2017. Though it is a U.S. “territory,” the U.S. government has failed to provide adequate aid or assistance. U.S. colonialism---combined with natural disasters that are frequently the byproduct of capitalist-created climate change---have mired Puerto Rico in a permanent state of disaster.

Carmin Maffea

January 27, 2020

Making Sense of the Imperialist Attack on Iran

What are the political implications of the recent imperialist attack on Iran?

Juan Andrés Gallardo

January 23, 2020

Beyond Vietnam: MLK’s Lessons on US Imperialism

In honor of this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day, Left Voice takes a look at one of King’s lesser-known speeches and the lessons it can offer us for our current political situation in 2020.

Olivia Wood

January 20, 2020