Trump at the Midpoint: Will He Endure?
It has been a little over two years since Donald J. Trump took the Oval Office. Although a rough ride, it’s far from the catastrophe that most pundits predicted. This article was published in Left Voice magazine in April 2019.
Nicolás DaneriAugust 4, 2019
Sanders’ Speech Explains His Vision of Socialism—It Sounds a Lot like New Deal Liberalism
Bernie Sanders likened himself to FDR and pledged to take up the “unfinished business" of the New Deal. His speech was a call for national unity to fight fascism. But his description of democratic socialism sounded a lot like any other European welfare state.
Juan CJune 13, 2019
Revolutionaries in Parliament
Following the U.S. Midterm elections, a contest which provided no principled choice for working class voters, Left Voice interviewed Myriam Bregman and Nicolás Del Caño, two representatives of the PTS (Socialist Workers Party) for their views on how revolutionaries can use electoral politics to advance class struggle. Bregman is currently a city legislator in Buenos Aires and Del Caño serves in Argentina’s national congress.
Left VoiceNovember 22, 2018
Race, Class and Gender in the Midterms: Solidarity or Collision?
What the interplay of race, gender and class dynamics teaches us about Trumpism and the 2018 midterm election results.
Thuy Anh TranNovember 17, 2018
Who Is Beto O’Rourke?
Robert “Beto” O’Rourke is quickly becoming a household name after coming within three percentage points of ruining Ted Cruz’s reelection in Texas. It is hard to overstate the enthusiasm O’Rourke’s campaign generated statewide and nationally. His record-breaking fundraising reached over $40 million, while he nominally refused corporate cash, and he received a series of high-profile celebrity endorsements, including from Beyoncé and LeBron James.
Renato FloresNovember 12, 2018
Faulty Machines, Long Lines and Voter ID Laws: The Midterms
While voter suppression received notable attention in the months before the midterms, problems at voting stations on Election Day presented new obstacles for voters around the country.
Mira Craig-MorseNovember 8, 2018