From the War on Terror to Conflict between World Powers
The 20 years since the heinous attacks on the World Trade Center have shown the failure of the "war on terror." Following its defeat in Afghanistan, U.S imperialism is now directing its attention toward China and other capitalist powers.
Claudia CinattiSeptember 13, 2021
Special Edition: 9/11 and 20 Years of Imperialist Violence
For the 20th anniversary of 9/11, Left Voice present a series of articles from a revolutionary Marxist perspective on the most burning questions that the imperialist defeat has raised for debate.
Left VoiceSeptember 11, 2021
Twenty Years Since 9/11: A Legacy of Attacks on Civil Liberties and Human Rights
On the anniversary of 9/11, we look back at how the attacks were a cover for a broad assault on civil liberties and human and political rights in the United States and abroad.
Scott CooperSeptember 11, 2021
Anti-Imperialism Is Inseparable from Anti-Capitalism: A Socialist Feminist Perspective
With the narrative of justifying imperialist intervention in the name of women’s rights called into question by 20 years of disastrous U.S. occupation in Afghanistan, the space is open for rethinking what it means to take up the fight for women’s emancipation with a staunchly anti-imperialist perspective.
Feminist Struggle Is at the Heart of Class Struggle in Afghanistan
Contrary to the claims of bourgeois historians, demands for social reforms in Afghanistan — particularly in the realm of women’s rights — predate both the U.S. and Soviet occupations.
Liberal Feminism Is an Imperialist Project
U.S. imperialism is responsible for the conditions facing women in Afghanistan today and others like them all across the world. Liberal feminism, with its reliance on the imperialist capitalist state, will never liberate the working class and poor women.
The Specter of 9/11 and the Crisis in Afghanistan
Just as 9/11 was a flashpoint in the relative decline of the U.S. empire 20 years ago, the withdrawal from Afghanistan has likewise deepened the contradictions facing U.S. imperialism. How the crisis develops depends on the independent action of the working class and oppressed and international solidarity on behalf of workers around the world.
Maryam AlanizSeptember 11, 2021
Five Demands We Should Fight For in Response to the Crisis in Afghanistan
Afghanistan is in ruins and facing a major crisis. U.S. imperialism and the Taliban offer no solutions to the crisis. The working class and oppressed people in the U.S. must put forward a struggle in solidarity with the Afghan working class and oppressed. What should we be fighting for?
Left VoiceAugust 31, 2021