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Left Debates

Trotsky, Gramsci and the state in the ‘West’

In his book, The Gramscian Moment, Peter D. Thomas reassesses the ideas of Antonio Gramsci from the starting point of the polemics against Gramsci found in The Antinomies of Antonio Gramsci by Perry Anderson and Reading Capital by Louis Althusser. Thomas presents these critiques of Gramsci’s thought as complementary and coinciding from different angles.

Juan Dal Maso

September 18, 2015

Trotsky Day in Berlin: workshops and a panel discussion on the 75th anniversary of the death of Leon Trotsky

"Trotsky Day", a public event on October 17 in Berlin, will bring together fighters from the workers' and youth movements, activists from different political tendencies and historians and academics. We reproduce the invitation from the Revolutionary Internationalist Organization (RIO), German section of the FT-CI.

Nathaniel Flakin

September 17, 2015

‘We want a hard left that denounces the political caste and fights with workers’

PHOTO: Enfoque Rojo This article was previously published on LINKS International Journal of Socialist Renewal Green Left Weekly’s Federico Fuentes interviewed Del Cano about the situation in Argentina today and the upcoming October presidential elections. Initiated just over four years ago, the Left and Workers Front (FIT) in Argentina has become a key reference point […]

Federico Fuentes

September 17, 2015

Two Different Paths: Syriza and Podemos or the FIT?

Last Sunday’s primary elections in Argentina closed with great celebrations. Running under a revolutionary working-class program, the Left and Workers’ Front (FIT) presented two separate slates for the first time since its formation in 2011. The FIT’s election results offer important considerations for the international left.

Jimena Vergara

August 14, 2015

Plenary session ‘Building anticapitalist fronts and the goal of the revolutionary party’

Laura Varlet’s intervention on the experience of the PTS and the FIT

Laura Varlet

August 13, 2015

The Left and the Working Class: is it possible to reconstruct the strategic dialogue?

The organizing taking place among precarious sectors of the U.S. working class is generating accommodations on the part of a discredited union bureaucracy. For the first time in decades, left groups are part of the debate.

Celeste Murillo

August 11, 2015

What can we learn from the electoral alliance of Argentina’s revolutionary left?

Where does the success of the FIT come from and what will be debated in the upcoming primary elections?

Matías Maiello

July 18, 2015

Left Voice: Soon!

The Left Voice is a newly launched project aimed at bringing you daily news, analysis and opinion from a socialist left perspective. The Left Voice is part of the La Izquierda Diario news network, which has editions in Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, France, and Chile.

Left Voice

July 13, 2015

Debate in the Frente de Izquierda: United Front and electoral front

The Partido Obrero (PO - Workers’ Party) continues to develop its confusion around the concept of the United Front. PO deepens this confusion in his “response” to our new proposal for a common list to take to the PASO (first round of elections).

Fredy Lizarrague

June 24, 2015