Eviction Moratorium Expired, Millions Face Homelessness
After a half-hearted attempt to extend the eviction moratorium failed, the House of Representatives left for summer vacation.
Emma LeeAugust 2, 2021
From Black Wall Street to Black Capitalism
It was the super-exploitation of poor Black labor that facilitated both the function of Tulsa as a whole and the Black Wall Street District. Neither could have existed without the presence of poor Black people. Yet, their presence is rarely acknowledged in the revisionist plot.
Too BlackJune 4, 2021
Every Government Agency Serves the Bourgeoisie — Even the Post Office
A recent report revealed that the USPS has been secretly surveilling social media sites and reporting to the Department of Homeland Security. But the bourgeois function of the Post Office didn’t originate with online surveillance.
Olivia WoodApril 23, 2021
Adam Toledo Is Dead, But Cops Donated Thousands to the Defense of the Vigilante Rittenhouse
A security breach at a Christian crowdfunding website reveals that police officers donated thousands to the defense of the right-wing vigilante Kyle Rittenhouse and the cop who Shot Jacob Blake.
James Dennis HoffApril 16, 2021
Peyton Ham: Another Teenager Murdered by the Police
Peyton Ham, 16, was shot twice by a cop in Maryland on Tuesday. He was shot first while standing and then a second time after he was on the ground. This is just another example of the violence inherent in the system of policing.
Ezra BrainApril 15, 2021
White Lives Matter Rallies Eclipsed by Counter Protesters
The right wing called these rallies across the country to try to rehabilitate itself. For the most part, the attempts totally flopped.
Steve LeighApril 15, 2021
Low Pay, Long Hours, and No Holidays: Alabama Coal Miners Strike Back
Left Voice is 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
Madeleine FreemanApril 2, 2021
Another Anti-Asian Hate Crime: NYC Attack Latest in Wave of Racist Violence
This week saw yet another brutal attack on an Asian woman, this time in New York City. The incident is part of a nationwide rise in anti-Asian hate crimes, fuelled by U.S. imperialism and anti-Chinese chauvinism.
Otto ForsApril 1, 2021
New York City “Ends Qualified Immunity” — A Little Bit
The media is celebrating NYC as the first major U.S. city to “end qualified immunity” for cops who commit criminal acts --- but the legislation that passed is far from a full ban on the statute that protects cops from legal retribution.
Zed SimonMarch 30, 2021
Democrats Never Cared About Minimum Wage
Last night, the Senate Parliamentarian ruled that a $15 minimum wage cannot be passed with a simple majority. Democrats have said that they will not challenge her ruling, making it clear that they will always prioritize the interests of big business over workers.
Olivia WoodFebruary 26, 2021