Freedom for the Corrupt, Prison for the Workers

The Nicolás Maduro government has just decreed the freedom of the bourgeois opposition politicians who were imprisoned by the President himself.   By: Cesar Neto          September 14, 2020   At the same time, it continues to keep dozens of workers and popular leaders in prison;  who opposed the policy...

Statement on Political Situation in India

As of today (21/08/2020) India has approximately 2.9 million cases of coronavirus infections, the third highest in the world just after Brazil. The death count from the pandemic has risen to 52,000, the fourth highest in the world just after Mexico. Normal life had grounded to a halt when...

Stand in Solidarity with ASHA Workers!

Since the corona virus arrived in India the frontline of the fight against it has been held by India's beleaguered medical workers and doctors in the public sphere. Since February, when the first cases started to arrive, the crisis has ballooned to catastrophic proportions, india today has the third...

The UK Economy – to hell in a hand cart!

While Johnson is pretending to throw the “kitchen sink” at the British economy, as with COVID-19 containment and prevention, many in the health, education and other public services say it is too little too late. The “kitchen sink” is meant to save capital not workers. By Peter Windeler Figures show that...

Johnson’s throws sand in workers’ eyes and £2 billion into bosses’ pockets

On Wednesday 8 July, the government of Boris Johnson in the person of Chancellor Sunak Rishi, announced that the government will make available £2bn pounds to mitigate the economic and social crisis caused by the Coronavirus. By Etiandro Costa The government admits the following on the gov.uk website. The global economy...

NHS Student nurses lead the fight for pay and funding

Socialist Voice interviewed Dafydd Jones, a student nurse at Swansea SV. As a mental health student nurse in Swansea you participated in one of many demonstrations on 8 August, how did the event go? The march was around 200 strong, which isn’t bad for Swansea, especially given the current circumstances. Nurses...

US-Mexico: Increased Exploitation and Colonial Plundering

On July 8th, an official visit by President López Obrador to Washington took place. Donald Trump received him saying that he is "a fabulous man", proclaimed him "his friend" and even defined him as "the best president Mexico has ever had". There are many differences in political circumstances between...

The Lockdown and the Brutal Face of Proletarianization in India

When the first shocking news of the sufferings of migrant workers came out, most of the country and the media was taken aback by the sheer misery of the workers. However, for an observant Marxist, this would have been no surprise. The migrant workers, particularly the overwhelming majority employed...

Emergency Program Against the Pandemic and the Economic Crisis

Capitalism, through the covid-19 pandemic and the world recession, expands the elements of barbarism across the world. The real numbers of the pandemic - not the lies released by governments - already point to more than one hundred million infected and more than two million dead. It is one of...

Endgame for Bashar el-Assad?

After nine years of destruction and massacres to stop a democratic people’s revolution, both foreign occupying powers and Syrian regime face hardness to rule the country and future is uncertain.   By Hassan al-Barazili   Occupation under World Recession   Syria is an occupied country today. The World Recession brought new challenges for the...

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