“Marx is Back” in NYC
The fictional show "Marx is Back" produced by the of Argentine filmmakers collective, Contraimagen, was shown as part of the Workers Unite Film Festival in New York.
Violeta BruckMay 12, 2017
“Marx Is Back” Screening in NYC
This Friday at the Workers Unite! Film Festival in New York City, Contraimagen, an Argentina-based audiovisual group that fuses art and revolutionary politics, will present an original miniseries, “Marx ha vuelto” (“Marx is Back”). Members of Contraimagen will also participate in the conference, Radical Film Network: A Global Gathering.
Left VoiceMay 3, 2017
Weber’s Protestant Ethic: a Marxist Critique
The classical work by Max Weber has been used by sociologists and other scholars to proclaim the predominance of ideas over material forces. This is a critical reassessment of his work through the lenses of historical materialism.
Juan CMarch 25, 2017
Theory and Popularization
Socialist and communist parties have often blurred the line between theory and popularization. Marxist theory is not simply sociology -- the study of political economy or history -- but a guide for revolutionary practice.
Doug Enaa GreeneFebruary 15, 2017
Open Veins of the Global South
Continuing our series on imperialism 100 years since Lenin´s famous book on the subject, this article examines John Smith’s book, Imperialism in the Twenty-First Century.
Esteban MercatanteOctober 22, 2016
The Night Shift: Capitalism’s Silent Killer
Millions work night shifts to satisfy the capitalist system’s around-the-clock drive for profits, which poses a serious threat to the health of night workers. Time for a fight back to reclaim the daylight and our health.
John LeslieJune 21, 2016
Lines of Debate: the Subaltern and the Proletariat of the World
Reverberations of the international crisis have resurrected the idea of the working class as revolutionary political actor from the crypt. Today, with evidence of growing labor unrest in both “emerging economies” as well as imperialist nations like France and the United States, there has been a renewed interest in the working class, its organizations, and potential to lead resistance against austerity governments and increasing inequalities.
Marcel Van Del LindenMay 16, 2016
Inheritance and Situation: Interview with New Generation of Revolutionary Marxists in China
Left Voice spoke with Stone Song and Ji Hengge, Trotskyists in China who translated and published the first Chinese edition of The History of American Trotskyism by James P. Cannon
Left VoiceApril 6, 2016
What Would Happen if Marx Met Trotsky?
Marx is Back is an Argentine mini-series about Karl Marx’s ideas. In this YouTube show, a worker is reading The Communist Manifesto while organizing his co-workers against their boss. In this, the last episode in the series, the workers begin to discuss socialism. One of the workers brings up the commonly held view that “Socialism […]
Left VoiceDecember 12, 2015
Marx is Back
A young printworker in Buenos Aires discovers a book that will transform the way he sees society. After a friend and coworker passes him the Communist Manifesto, things start to change dramatically in his life. The worker's "encounters” with Marx take him on a path of hard-to-swallow truths and jarring revelations.
Left VoiceNovember 18, 2015