Wednesday, September 02, 2015
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UNITED STATES
BLM Protesters Dropped the Mic, Now Let's Drop the Illusions

BLM Protesters Dropped the Mic, Now Let’s Drop the Illusions

Black Lives Matter has carried out several disruptions. The BLM’s dialogue with candidates of the Democratic Party raises the question of what kind of movement we need.

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ARGENTINA
On the Rise of the Frente De Izquierda (FIT) in Argentina: A Debate on the Idea Of “Broad Parties”

On the Rise of the Frente De Izquierda (FIT) in Argentina: A Debate on the Idea Of “Broad Parties”

On August 9, the national primary elections, known as the PASO*, were held in Argentina. Against all predictions, the internal elections for the Frente de Izquierda y los Trabajadores (FIT - Left and Workers’ Front) saw a surprise victory for the list headed by Nicolás del Caño of the PTS over that of Jorge Altamira of the Partido Obrero (PO - Workers’ Party). What is behind this triumph of the “Renovar y Fortalecer el Frente” (Renew and Strengthen the Front) (...)

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UNITED STATES
The Sorcerer's Apprentice: Donald Trump and the Far Right

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice: Donald Trump and the Far Right

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has succeeded in galvanizing the far right of the Republican base. While he is almost certainly unelectable on a national scale, the current of racist xenophobia which he has given voice to and which his campaign is mobilizing presents a threat that will continue far beyond the 2016 elections.

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LABOR MOVEMENT
From Buenos Aires to NYC, ‘the Working Class is One and has No Borders!'

From Buenos Aires to NYC, ‘the Working Class is One and has No Borders!’

On Thursday, August 27, activists and left militants of New York City gathered at the Brooklyn Commons to have a conversation with the workers of MadyGraf, Buenos Aires. The factory was taken over a year ago and has been operating under worker control ever since.

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GREECE / INTERVIEW
'I think that the dilemma of 'reform or revolution?' is still valid'

’I think that the dilemma of ’reform or revolution?’ is still valid’

Left Voice interviewed Kostas Skordoulis, a leading member of OKDE-Spartakos about the current situation in Greece following the resignation of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the recent formation of Popular Unity. Kostas spoke to us in a personal capacity.

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AUSTRALIA
Hutchison Ports Dispute Enters its Fourth Week

Hutchison Ports Dispute Enters its Fourth Week

The ongoing dispute between Hutchison Ports Australia and the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has entered its fourth week. The 97 dockworkers, sacked by text message and email on August 6, still remain locked out. However, as part of an agreement to re-enter discussions with the MUA, Hutchison Ports has agreed to continue to pay the sacked workers their base pay for at least another six (...)

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LATIN AMERICA
Tucuman, Argentina: Electoral Fraud and Repression

Tucuman, Argentina: Electoral Fraud and Repression

Scandal came after Sunday’s elections in Tucuman province. Rumors of electoral fraud and repression against massive demonstrations have sparked a national crisis.

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IDEAS&DEBATES
From the Podemos hypothesis to the test of power

From the Podemos hypothesis to the test of power

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BRAZIL
The Revolutionary Workers' Movement votes to enter the PSOL

The Revolutionary Workers’ Movement votes to enter the PSOL

The Revolutionary Workers Movement (MRT) held their first congress in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event brought militant activists from around Brazil to debate revolutionary strategy and develop perspectives for constructing a left alternative. The congress voted to launch an important campaign to enter as a current in PSOL.

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UNITED STATES
No Place for Cops in Our Unions

No Place for Cops in Our Unions

Last week, Local 2865 of the United Auto Workers passed a resolution calling on the AFL-CIO to end its affiliation with the International Union of Police Associations.

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MIDDLE EAST
The Middle East or a Geopolitics of Chaos

The Middle East or a Geopolitics of Chaos

The current snapshot of the Middle East shows a region steeped in chaos, where the order sustained for decades by the United States is dissolving without a clear alternative in sight.

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SOUTH KOREA
We are Workers: South Korea's Migrant 'Machines'

We are Workers: South Korea’s Migrant ’Machines’

In South Korea, the Migrants' Trade Union (MTU) enters day 22 of a sit-in protest at the Ministry of Labor to denounce authorities' refusal to issue union recognition. This is a conversation with MTU President Udiya Rai.

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EUROPE
Thousands Welcome Refugees in Germany

Thousands Welcome Refugees in Germany

Almost ten thousand people took to the streets in protest on Saturday in Dresden, Germany to express their solidarity with refugees coming to Europe, against the growing wave of xenophobia in Germany.

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UNITED STATES
The Left and the Working Class: is it possible to reconstruct the strategic dialog?

The Left and the Working Class: is it possible to reconstruct the strategic dialog?

The organizing that is taking place between precarious sectors of the US working class is bringing life to a downtrodden and discredited trade union bureaucracy.

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IDEAS&DEBATES
Cuba: Thaw in relations with imperialism II

Cuba: Thaw in relations with imperialism II

Movements in the political "situation" and turning points of the left...

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