Students Deserve Better: First Columbus Teachers Strike in Almost 50 Years
An overwhelming 94 percent of teachers and education workers in Columbus, Ohio voted to go on strike Monday. They are demanding smaller class sizes, safe school buildings, and fully-funded arts, music, and physical education programs.
Emma LeeAugust 24, 2022
May 1970: The Kent State Killings Built a Generation of Radicals — Myself Included
On May 4, 1970, four students at an antiwar protest were shot at Kent State University in Ohio. One activist, a teenager at the time, recalls how the massacre radicalized him and young people across the country.
Scott CooperMay 4, 2020
A Revolutionary Socialist Running for City Council in Appalachia
Ellie Hamrick is running for City Council in Athens, Ohio. More and more socialists in the U.S. are running for elected office—but Hamrick is one of just a few candidates with a revolutionary perspective. Left Voice spoke to her about the reception her campaign is getting.
Nathaniel FlakinAugust 5, 2019
The Struggle Continues: From the ISO to Central Ohio Revolutionary Socialists
A new communist collective, Central Ohio Revolutionary Socialists (CORS), is nearing its official launch. The nucleus of this organization was the Columbus branch of the International Socialist Organization (ISO). An organizer who spent five years as a member of the ISO recaps the final weeks of the ISO and distills some of the lessons which have informed their trajectory as an independent organization.
Coco SmythJuly 12, 2019