The Situation on the Island and Its Prospects: Interview with a Young Cuban Communist
La Izquierda Diario interviews Taliesin Álvarez, a member of the Union of Young Communists and of the Hermanos Saíz Association, and a member of the editorial board of the left-wing Cuban blog Comunistas, about the demonstrations in Cuba.
Milton D'LeónJuly 26, 2021
The Rebellion in Colombia Requires a Real General Strike to Overthrow Duque
At the lowest point in the economic crisis affecting the great majority of the oppressed masses, workers, peasants, indigenous people, and youth and amid the third wave of Covid-19 that is killing 500 people each day, Colombian president Iván Duque decided to intensify his attacks on the masses with his tax reform. But the response was a forceful mass protest that eventually led him to back down and withdraw the plan after five days of protests in almost every city in the country.
Milton D'LeónMay 8, 2021
Colombia Wracked by Massive Anti-Government Protests
Protests broke out across Colombia this week, including a general strike that brought thousands of workers into the streets of cities all across the country. These protests are the latest wave in an upsurge of class struggle that began in November 2019.
Milton D'LeónMay 1, 2021
Ecuador: Is Yaku Pérez Really the “Other Left That’s Possible”?
The recent elections in Ecuador show a new political phenomenon arising from the rejection of the most reactionary aspects of recent politics in the country. Yaku Pérez, who may make it into the second round of the presidential vote, is far from a genuine Left alternative.
Milton D'LeónFebruary 18, 2021
Protests, General Strike and A President Who Refuses to Step Down: Crisis in Haiti
Once again, there are protests and strikes against Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, who is refusing to step down from the Presidency.
Milton D'LeónFebruary 11, 2021
U.S. Imperialism Is Blocking Venezuela from Receiving Fuel from Iran in the Middle of a Crisis
Venezuela is facing a brutal shortage of gasoline, but the U.S. is threatening to block badly needed shipments of oil from Iran. Venezuela has every right to market or receive gasoline from whomever it deems necessary --- not whatever is determined by a foreign imperialist power.
Milton D'LeónMay 21, 2020
Class Struggle Wave Hits Dominican Republic as Protesters Allege Electoral Fraud and Corruption
"Pa'fuera que van" (“They are going out”) is the cry of thousands of protesters against the government of Danilo Medina. Young people are leading the mobilizations, as they are in Chile and Colombia.
Milton D'LeónMarch 1, 2020
No, Venezuela Was Never Socialist
Venezuela is facing an unprecedented crisis: Millions are fleeing the country due to shortages of food and medicine. Does this prove the failure of socialism? To better understand the situation in Venezuela, Left Voice spoke with Milton D'León, a Marxist worker from Caracas and editor of our sister site La Izquierda Diario Venezuela.
Milton D'LeónAugust 9, 2018