Broad Left Parties Are a Dead End
Syriza, Podemos, and other broad left parties were supposed to help socialists increase their influence. The record has been pretty dismal. A debate with Tempest.
Nathaniel FlakinDecember 11, 2022
Eric Blanc Takes a Hatchet to U.S. History
The New Deal was a product of militant workers’ struggles, not a gift from the Democratic Party.
Jason KoslowskiDecember 11, 2022
Sorry Jacobin, But Crushing Rail Workers’ Right to Strike Is Not Progressive
Jacobin’s Branko Marcetic is applauding progressive Democrats like AOC and Jamaal Bowman for their vote to force rail workers to accept a contract they explicitly rejected on terms that are not even close to their original demands.
James Dennis HoffDecember 1, 2022
Michael Harrington’s Failure of Vision
Interview with Doug Greene, author of a new biography of Michael Harrington.
Left VoiceJuly 25, 2021
Jacobin Blames Campaign Worker Organizing for Sanders’ 2020 Loss
Jacobin Magazine recently published an article blaming Bernie Sanders’ loss on his campaign staff organizing for better working conditions. This article is but the latest example of Jacobin making apologies for bourgeois candidates instead of re-examining their strategy.
Ezra BrainJune 18, 2021
Is This the End for the German SPD?
The laughably garish party congress of the once mighty Social Democratic Party is a perfect metaphor for its continued decline.
Nathaniel FlakinMay 14, 2021
Pablo Iglesias Steps Down from Spanish Government to Avoid Electoral Defeat in Madrid
The leader of the Spanish political party Podemos announced on Monday that he would be stepping down as Vice President of the coalition government to run in the upcoming Madrid elections. The move is aimed at mitigating the crisis in Podemos, taking a step back from the central government and forcing an agreement with his former political partner, Íñigo Errejón.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaMarch 19, 2021
Socialism, Technology, and Ideologies of Misery
Why is it that postcapitalists cannot dream of a future, but revolutionary socialists can?
Matías MaielloJanuary 3, 2021
Five Resolutions for the Socialist Movement in 2021
2020 was a year of upheaval, crisis, and struggle. 2021 will require the socialist movement to be strategic about how to go forward. Below, Left Voice offers five New Year's resolutions for the socialist movement in the U.S.
Ezra BrainDecember 31, 2020
Engels Against Reformism in Germany and France
Friedrich Engels was born 200 years ago today. Modern reformists like to cite Engels as an authority. But until his very last day, Engels fought against reformist ideas and for revolutionary principles.
Doug Enaa GreeneNovember 28, 2020