Perspectives for 2021: Interview with Michael Roberts and Claudia Cinatti
The year of the coronavirus pandemic is drawing to a close. What are the trends in the economy, the political situation, and the class struggle in the year to come?
Claudia CinattiDecember 15, 2020
An ER Nurse, Fired for Demanding Protective Equipment, Fights for his Job
Cliff Willmeng, a registered nurse in Minneapolis and newly-elected board member of the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA), was fired from his job at United Hospital, Allina Health Corporation for standing up for his and his coworkers’ safety. Today, he is fighting for his job, safer working conditions, and a new anti-racist labor movement.
Tre KwonDecember 14, 2020
Cops Out of Our Unions: A Special Edition with Alex Vitale, Julia Wallace, and Jay Willis
Interviews with Alex Vitale, professor of sociology at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and London Southbank University, author of several books, including The End of the Police. Julia Wallace, Black movement activist in Los Angeles, California and editor of Left Voice. Jay Willis, attorney and editor of The Appeal, an organization specializing in social investigative journalism
Left VoiceNovember 2, 2020
The MAS Victory, the Coup, and the Fight for Socialism: Interview with a Bolivian Revolutionary
The following is an interview with a Bolivian socialist, Violeta Tamayo, part of the Revolutionary Workers League and the socialist feminist group Pan y Rosas (Bread and Roses) on the recent victory of the MAS in the Bolivian elections.
Violeta TamayoOctober 28, 2020
Brooklyn Landlord Breaks Into Apartment to Illegally Evict Tenant
A tenant in Brooklyn, New York shares the story of how the property manager of her building drilled into her apartment door to change the locks and illegally evict her. In the middle of an economic crisis that has left millions of renters vulnerable to eviction and harassment from landlords, we must demand the complete cancellation of rent.
Luigi MorrisJuly 27, 2020
May Day Action at Amazon Warehouse in Staten Island
On #MayDay dozens of nurses and other frontline workers came out to show solidarity for Amazon workers facing life-threatening working conditions during an action in front of the Amazon Warehouse in Staten Island . This demonstration was just one example of how workers facing common struggles can come together to show their power and amplify their shared demands as the working class. #PPEOverProfit #ProtectAmazonWorkers
Luigi MorrisMay 5, 2020
Join Left Voice for our International Rally on May Day
International rally of the Trotskyist Fraction — Fourth International | streaming simultaneously in 6 languages, 14 countries, 1 voice | Friday, May 1, 2pm EDT
Left VoiceApril 28, 2020
Frontline Healthcare Workers Demand Appropriate PPE, Trained Staffing, and Supplies.
Today, nurses along with other frontline workers came together at Mount Sinai Hospital in Harlem to make their voices heard concerning the urgent need for personal protective equipment (PPE) — which they’ve been denied access to by government officials, union leaders, and hospital administrators alike.
Luigi MorrisApril 3, 2020
Democracy Now! Features Left Voice Member and ICU Nurse Tre Kwon
Frontline healthcare workers held an action to demand the immediate procurement and distribution of appropriate PPE, trained staffing, and supplies. Left Voice member and nurse Tre Kwon shared more on the struggle with Democracy Now!
Worker’s Voices From the Amazon Walk Out
“These people are working in fear. They only confirmed one case, there are at least 10 in here. There is no social distancing going on. People are packed on top of each other. Close this building now and pay us for every day that is closed. Close this building down, get it clean.”
Luigi MorrisMarch 30, 2020