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Fire in the Bronx: Capitalist Mass Murder

A fire in New York City on Sunday killed at least 17 people. Eric Adams called it a "tragedy." We call it premeditated murder by real estate speculators.

Nathaniel Flakin

January 10, 2022

I Am a New York City Public High School Student. The Situation is Beyond Control.

An anonymous student spoke out on Reddit on January 6 to raise awareness of the impact of Omicron on students’ and teachers’ health, safety, and the state of education in schools in New York City.

Left Voice

January 9, 2022

Hours-Long Lines in the Cold and Rain: Covid Test Hell in New York City

Covid cases are surging in NYC as the Omicron strain spreads across the world. Those hoping to get tested are facing an hellish experience, waiting in freezing weather and in some cases being turned away for a lack of available tests.

Molly Rosenzweig

December 20, 2021

2 Years Later: Why Aren’t There Enough Covid Tests?

Nearly two years into the pandemic, there are hours long wait times to get tested for the coronavirus in New York City. There has been a 194 percent increase in cases over the past 14 days. This is the product of a system that puts profit over people’s lives.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

December 19, 2021

Taxi Drivers Are on Hunger Strike for Their Lives

Taxi drivers organized with the New York City Taxi Workers’ Alliance (NYTWA) have been protesting outside City Hall for 43 days. Twelve days ago they started a hunger strike.

Carmin Maffea

October 31, 2021

Buffalo Healthcare Workers Strike for Better Patient Care and Fair Wages

Left Voice visited the picket line at Mercy Hospital near Buffalo, New York. Nurses and other hospital workers have been on strike for three weeks, calling for safe staffing ratios and better pay.

Mike Pappas

October 23, 2021

As NYC UMEC Workers Enter 6th Month of Strike, the Time for Solidarity is Now

As the strike at UMEC reaches its six-month anniversary, it is urgent to break the workers’ isolation and for the Teamsters union to mobilize its membership in support of their struggle.

Luigi Morris

October 19, 2021

Bring Back the Spirit of Occupy

This Friday marked the ten-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. We have even more reason to fight.

Emma Lee

September 18, 2021

Free Abortion on Demand: Hundreds March for Abortion Rights in New York City

About 200 people gathered in New York City in a protest for abortion rights.

Left Voice

September 13, 2021