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“The Greatest Defeat in the History of the World!”: The 2019 Elections and Future of Trumpism

"If you lose, they're going to say that Trump suffered the greatest defeat in the history of the world. You can't let that happen to me," Donald Trump said at a campaign rally for Kentucky governor Matt Bevin. Yet, it seems that Bevin lost the election. What does this mean for national politics?

Tatiana Cozzarelli

November 10, 2019

Impeachment, Electoral Uncertainty, and Class Struggle

Where is the impeachment inquiry going and what does it have to do with class struggle?

Ana Rivera

October 10, 2019

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 Daneri

August 4, 2019

Back in the Establishment? More Austerity and Military Spending in Trump’s 2020 Budget

Trump’s 2020 budget includes major cuts to health care, education and environmental protection programs, while dramatically increasing military spending. Even if the budget does not pass in its current form, it represents an escalation of the administration’s war on the poor and the working class.

Robert Belano

March 18, 2019

How I broke with the Democrats

As a hotel worker in Stamford, CT, I oppose Bernie Sanders and his party. I take this position because I watched the Democrats betray hotel workers in Providence.

Ioan Georg

March 7, 2019

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 Tran

November 17, 2018

Five Takeaways from the Midterm Elections

Democrats handily took control of the House, but a few key defeats tainted the election results. The great protagonist: women of color.

Juan C

November 7, 2018

Tensions Rise in the Final Stretch of the Midterms

A snapshot of the political situation days before the U.S. midterm elections.

Juan C

November 1, 2018

Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court, and the Need for a Stronger Challenge

Despite the shockingly farcical hearing in which Brett Kavanaugh was forced to address allegations of his history of sexual assault, there is every indication that he will be confirmed by the Senate Judiciary Committee and seated on the Supreme Court. The SCOTUS is, by design, an unaccountable branch of the government. On Monday, Left Voice will join the beginnings of a movement in the streets and will speak to the need for militant reforms.

Francesca Gomes

October 1, 2018