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The Organic Crisis in 2024: This Year’s Election Is a Battle for the Hearts and Minds of U.S. Workers

The battle between Trump and Biden is being shaped by a crisis of the political regime, requiring the intervention of both the judiciary and the union bureaucracy. The battle for the presidency is a battle for the working class and a battle over which approach to imperialism is best for competing with China and reestablishing US hegemony. As usual, the Democrats are taking up the cudgel of democratic rights in order to rally disaffected voters.

Sybil Davis

February 23, 2024

China’s Rise, ‘Diminished Dependency,’ and Imperialism in Times of World Disorder

In this broad-ranging interview, originally published in LINKS, Trotskyist Fraction member Esteban Mercatante discusses how recent global shifts in processes of capital accumulation have contributed to China’s rise, the new (and old) mechanisms big powers use to plunder the Global South, and its implications for anti-imperialist and working-class struggles today.

Esteban Mercatante

September 22, 2023

“There is Momentum to Fight for More”: UPS Worker Breaks Down Limits and Gains of Tentative Agreement

In what is being called a “historic” contract, UPS and Teamsters announced that they have reached a tentative agreement. Now it is up to workers to read, discuss, and vote on the proposed contract, which contains many gains but is missing some key demands.

Luigi Morris

July 27, 2023

Against Capitalist Despair: Building a Working-Class Party For Socialism

We need a working-class party with a socialist and anti-imperialist perspective that is completely independent of the Democrats and the bosses. Toward that goal we are putting forward for discussion and debate with the whole vanguard and the Left, a platform for a working-class party that fights for socialism and the rights of all of the exploited and oppressed.

Left Voice

June 25, 2023

Lizzo Is Right: We Can’t Abandon Queer People

At a recent show in Knoxville, Tennessee, pop artist Lizzo brought drag queens onstage to perform with her — a clear stand against the recent drag ban passed in the state. This is an inspiring move from Lizzo, but as workers we must take action into our own hands, and take it further.

Charlotte White

April 28, 2023

There Is No Capitalist Solution to the Overdose Crisis

The United States has weaponized its response to the overdose crisis it helped create, using it as an excuse to further its own imperialist agenda at home and abroad.

Mike Pappas

April 21, 2023

Pentagon Leak Damages U.S. Power and Exposes Its Role in Ukraine

The leak of secret documents from the Pentagon and other U.S. agencies has revealed the role of the U.S. and NATO in the war in Ukraine. But it also undermines U.S. power by showing the world how the country’s intelligence agencies have failed.

Claudia Cinatti

April 14, 2023

Eviction Defense in Detroit Shows the Power of Self-Organization

The recently viral videos of a physical eviction defense effort in Detroit not only shows the violent nature of evictions and the state, but the importance of developing institutions of self-organization in order to challenge the growing threat of evictions facing the working class and oppressed.

Tristan Taylor

April 8, 2023

Biden’s Proposed Budget Nothing but Empty Promises 

Earlier this month, Joe Biden announced his budget proposal, with a lot of promises. But the only thing we know he’ll deliver is that “nothing will fundamentally change.”

Molly Rosenzweig

March 31, 2023