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Militant journalism, revolutionary politics.

Michael Harrington’s Failure of Vision

Interview with Doug Greene, author of a new biography of Michael Harrington.

Left Voice Magazine for July

Our online magazine appears every month on a Sunday.

Cuba: Freedom for Frank García Hernández and Other Detainees

On Sunday, Cuban communist Frank García Hernández was arrested at a protest in Havanna. The government of Miguel Díaz-Canel is attacking critical communists whose aim is to defend the gains of the Cuban Revolution.

Workers at Oxford University Press Announce Unionization Effort

Workers at the New York branch of the largest university press in the world are forming a union to fight for better working conditions in their workplace and across the industry.

Queers for Socialist Revolution: Join the Left Voice Contingent at the Queer Liberation March

During Pride month, we remember and celebrate the Stonewall uprising led by trans women of color against the police. Around the world, from Myanmar to Colombia, queer folks have been on the front lines of fighting against the government, austerity, and police repression. In the U.S., queer folks were at the forefront of last year’s […]

“Working-Class People Have Been Crucial” — Interview with Students in Myanmar

Left Voice interviewed two student activists who have been resisting the military coup in Myanmar. They talked about the country’s history and the role of students and workers in the resistance to the coup.

Against the McDonalds of Pleasure

An interview with Virginia Guitzel, one of the authors of Transgender Marxism, about the situation of trans people in Brazil and the need for Marxism in the queer liberation movement.

The Neoliberal Fracturing of LGBTQ+ Identities

An Interview with Peter Drucker about how lesbian and gay identity emerged alongside the welfare state. LGBTQ+ communities now face social polarization.

Pride Month 2021: Call for Collaborators

Left Voice wants to publish your voices during Pride Month, June 2021.

A black and white picture of the Gaza Ministry of Health. The building is damaged, with detritus in front.

“A Ceasefire Is Not Enough”: Interview with a Palestinian Nurse

Left Voice interviewed Mohammad Samara, a nurse from the West Bank, during the increased assault on Palestinian people and their land. We spoke about his experience seeing the disparities in healthcare and the recent strike on May 18.

Trotskyist Legislators in Argentina Under Attack for Defending Palestine

Last Wednesday, representatives of the Workers Left Front — Unity (FIT-U) in Argentina spoke out against the Israeli attack on Gaza. As a result, right-wing forces are attempting to defame them as "Nazis and antisemites." A broad petition rejects this reactionary campaign.

“This Time is Different”: Interview with a Palestinian Under Siege in Gaza

On Sunday morning, Left voice spoke with Nour, a young medical student from Gaza, about the most recent war on Gaza, and what life is like for Palestinians living under Israeli bombardment.

Millions of Palestinians Join General Strike and Mobilizations to Free Palestine

In defiance of Israel’s most recent onslaught on Palestine, workers and activists across Palestine and even in cities in Israel joined in a general strike and day of action to protest Israel’s occupation.

Italian Dockers Refuse to Load Arms Shipment to Israel in Solidarity with Palestine [Updated]

After discovering that a shipment of arms destined for Israel was arriving in Italy’s ports, workers refused to load the ship in support of the Palestinians fighting for their lives against Israeli occupation.

“I’ll Never Cross a Picket Line”: Interview with an Alabama Coal Miner

An interview with a striking coal miner in Brookwood, Alabama gives us a glimpse into Warrior Met’s stalling negotiation tactics, the conditions at the picket line, and the solidarity that is keeping the strike alive.

People Around the World Stand Up in Solidarity With Palestine

All over the world, people are standing up in solidarity with Palestine and against Zionist displacement and murder of Palestinians.

Israel Is Bombing and Murdering Palestinians. This Is What U.S.-Backed Imperialism Looks Like

Israel is built upon a policy of occupation, displacement, and dispossession of the Palestinian people. We must demand an end to this U.S.-backed imperialism, and that Israel stop repressing, evicting, and bombing Palestinians in Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. Free Palestine!

“We’re Together in This Fight”: Hundreds of Messages of Solidarity from Myanmar to Colombia

Left Voice has received hundreds of messages from Myanmar in solidarity with the brave fighters in Colombia. "We are in the same struggle," people in Myanmar say as they fight the right-wing coup. This is what internationalism looks like.

Derek Chauvin Found Guilty. 700,000 Cops to Go

Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of murdering George Floyd. But this isn't justice. All cops are guilty!

The Legacy of Mother Jones: Interview with an Alabama Coal Miner’s Wife

Left Voice speaks with the wife of a mine worker who is currently on strike for a better contract at Warrior Met Coal in Brookwood, Alabama.

“Its All Hush Hush Now”: Postmortem With a Bessemer Amazon Worker

Left Voice spoke with a Bessemer Amazon worker to discuss the defeat of the union and the possibilities going forward.

“The Key to Change is for Working People to Organize”: An Interview with Michael Goldfield

Left Voice interviewed Michael Goldfield, author of "The Southern Key: Class, Race, and Radicalism in the 1930s and 1940s." We discuss the Amazon unionization effort in Bessemer Alabama, the tradition of labor unions in Alabama and the need for radical working class organizing.

Upcoming Panel: Robin D. G. Kelly, A Bessemer Amazon Worker and Others Speak About Black Struggle and Unions

Sign up to receive the Zoom link for the event.  Over the past month, all eyes have been on Bessemer, Alabama as 5,800 workers at an Amazon distribution facility cast votes on whether or not to unionize with the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU). Inspired by last year’s Black Lives Matter movement, a […]

Not Just One Bad Apple: Another Man of Color Was Murdered By Police Outside of Minneapolis

Police in Minnesota shot and killed Daunte Wright Sunday afternoon. As protesters gathered, the police shot at them with rubber bullets. There is no reforming the racist, murderous police.

“This Strike’s Far From Over”: Interview With a Striking Miner In Alabama

Over a thousand coal miners are on strike in Alabama and have recently voted down a tentative agreement to end the dispute. Left Voice interviewed one of the miners about the situation on the ground and why they voted to continue the fight.

In the dark, striking miners hold up signs saying "No contract, no coal."

From the Picket Line: Alabama Coal Miners on Strike

Left Voice was on the ground in Alabama to report on and stand in solidarity with the more than 1,100 Warrior Met Coal Mine workers on strike. We spoke with many workers on the picket line about this struggle and the conditions they face at the mines.

Left Voice Magazine for April

Our online magazine appears on the first Sunday of every month.

“Amazon Says It’s Not a Bribe, But It’s a Bribe”: Interview with a Bessemer Amazon Worker

An Amazon worker speaks out about working conditions at the Bessemer warehouse and why they voted for the union.

New Left Voice Website Launches May 1

Left Voice 2.0 launches on May 1, and our commitment to covering the struggles of the working class and the oppressed remains as militant as ever. 

Frances Wallace, a Black woman wearing glasses and a plan black mask, holds a sign that says "Our Community Supports Amazon Workers: Vote Union Yes!"

BLM and the Union Fight are the Same Struggle: Interview with an Alabama Amazon Worker

Over the weekend, Left Voice had the privilege of talking with Frances Wallace, an Amazon worker and BLM activist. Read the transcript of our interview here.