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What Is the Michigan Working Class Party?

The midterm elections happen amidst an atmosphere of polarization and politicalization, where the crisis of neoliberalism is growing acute, yet lesser evilism politics remain. For those on the Left, workers and the oppressed sick of the betrayals and disappointments with the two party system, a third political party calling itself the Working Class Party is seeking to be that alternative in Michigan, Maryland, and Illinois.

Tristan Taylor

November 8, 2022

Germany: The Port Strike and the Fight Against Inflation Pose the Question of Strategy

Striking dockworkers at ports in northern Germany are spearheading the fight against inflation. What strategy is needed to lead them to victory? The answer resonates with impending battles in the United States.

Stefan Schneider

July 31, 2022

What Is Class Struggle Unionism?

Joe Burns’ new Class Struggle Unionism comes at a key time. That’s because the long-slumbering union movement looks like it could be starting to stir again.

Jason Koslowski

July 17, 2022

Socialists Should Not Support Imperialist Weapons Shipments to the Ukrainian Government

As war rages in Ukraine, NATO countries are sending billions of dollars’ worth of weapons to the Zelenskyy government. These weapons shipments are incredibly popular in Western countries — even among a sector of the Left.

Nathaniel Flakin

April 2, 2022

“Abortion Pills Forever” Misses the Point

As nine unelected judges are poised to effectively overturn Roe v. Wade, some feminists' rallying cry is "abortion pills forever." But that slogan isn’t a call to fight, it’s a call to surrender.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

December 6, 2021

A Welcome and Necessary Encounter Between Trotsky and Gramsci

The following is Warren Montag's foreword to the new book by Argentinian Marxist Juan Dal Maso entitled "Hegemony and Class Struggle. Trotsky, Gramsci and Marxism" released by Palgrave Publishing House on July 28th.

Warren Montag

July 30, 2021

Marxism, Revolutionary Waves, and the Theory of the Weakest Link

Some Comments on Albamonte’s “The Marxist Method and the Present Time of Crisis, Wars, and Revolutions.”

Rob Lyons

March 15, 2021

The Commune at 150: Socialists and the State

Chris Maisano praises “Marxist reformism.” But for Marx himself, the Paris Commune of 1871 showed the need for revolution.

Nathaniel Flakin

March 7, 2021

Rosa Luxemburg at 150: No “Harmless Icon”

Rosa Luxemburg was born on March 5, 1871. She is often presented as a pacifist, a democrat, and an opponent of the Russian Revolution. None of this is true. She was a revolutionary communist.

Left Voice

March 5, 2021