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Labor Movement

The Origins of New York’s No Strike Clause

The Taylor Law bars public sector workers from going on strike. From a Marxist perspective, what do strikes mean? And how did this draconian law come about to begin with? This is the first of two articles about the Taylor Law.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

October 24, 2017

Labor Movement and the Left in South Africa

Peter Jacobs talks about the reconfiguration of the labor movement after NUMSA's break with the COSATU, the movement Fees Must Fall and challenges for the Left.

Left Voice

October 19, 2017

Strike with Pride

In 1984, during the year-long strike by British coalminers, a group of activists formed an organisation called Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners. In this interview, they share their political and personal experiences of one of the most turbulent periods in modern British history.

Left Voice

October 5, 2017

French President Passes Labor Reform Despite Wide Opposition

Today the French President signed executive orders that will profoundly affect the life of millions of workers. Without blinking an eye, Emmanuel Macron is profoundly transforming labor legislation for the benefit of the very few members of his class.

Marianne Madoré

September 22, 2017

The Way Forward for Argentina’s Left and Labor Movement

After the August 22 rally called by the Argentinian General Confederation of Labor (CGT), Left Voice sat down with Camilo Mones, a member of the shop steward committee at the Pepsi factory in Buenos Aires.

Camilo Mones

September 9, 2017

Women Workers vs Intersectional Exploitation

PepsiCo is a multinational corporation with a woman CEO, awarded for multiculturalism in her company. The women in a PepsiCo factory in Argentina are facing off against PepsiCo, demonstrating that individual corporate empowerment means nothing for the exploited.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

August 16, 2017

London Says: Low Pay, No Way!

Strike and demonstrations against low pay take place in Central London.

Alejandra Ríos

August 4, 2017

Nissan Battle: White Supremacy and Anti-Unionism Go Hand in Hand

Nissan uses race baiting and threats to try to stop workers from unionizing.

Left Voice

August 3, 2017

A Left Rooted in the Working Class – Interview with Kim Moody

In an interview with Left Voice - InFocus, labor scholar and socialist activist Kim Moody speaks about the changing nature of the production process and the challenges for the left to build militant rank-and-file organizations in key points of production.

Kim Moody

August 3, 2017