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Migrant Caravans: A New Social Movement?

The picture of the Salvadoran Óscar Ramírez and his daughter, Angie, both lifeless and locked in an embrace, on the banks of Rio Grande (Río Bravo in Mexico) caused alarm and anger around the world. As usual in moments of collective pain, several politicians came out to express their...

National Teacher Strike Wave – Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going [Part 3]

For this article, La Voz interviewed four teachers who directly participated in huge multi-day strikes in 2018 and 2019: Nicole McCormick, Mercer County Education Association President, West Virginia United; Craig Gordon, OEA member, strike organizing leader, organizer, a substitute teacher, site rep, Oakland cluster lead, member of Classroom Struggle;...

50 Years After Stonewall: The Night The Oppressed Made The Oppressor Flee

The 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising is being celebrated on June 28. It is a landmark of the beginning of the modern LGBTI movement throughout the world. The Pride marches are held in June each year to celebrate that feat. By: Vanessa Valverde In the 50's and 60's, a series of...

National Teacher Strike Wave In The U.S. [Part 2/3]

Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going By Workers’ Voice East Bay For this article, La Voz interviewed four teachers who directly participated in huge multi-day strikes in 2018 and 2019: Nicole McCormick, Mercer County Education Association President, West Virginia United; Craig Gordon, OEA member, strike organizing leader, organizer, a substitute...

National Teacher Strike Wave In The U.S. [Part 1/3]

Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going By Workers’ Voice East Bay   For this article, La Voz interviewed four teachers who directly participated in huge multi-day strikes in 2018 and 2019: Nicole McCormick, Mercer County Education Association President, West Virginia United; Craig Gordon, OEA member, strike organizing leader, organizer, a substitute...

Can Bernie Sanders 2020 Advance the Struggle for Socialism?

On the History and Contradictions of Reformist Electoral Politics By Orlando Torres The 2020 presidential campaign of Senator Bernie Sanders has generated a lot of enthusiasm among liberal progressives and a significant segment of self-described democratic socialists. The latter are being led by the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) and publications...

Trump Blackmails and López Obrador Obeys

«Agreement»: sale of migrants and sovereignty for the price of tariffs By: IWL North and Central American organisations 06/11/2019 The week that has just ended, the Mexican and Central American peoples on all sides of the southern and northern borders of Mexico have experienced moments of anxiety, indignation and disappointment. It all started...

A Strike Among Healthcare Workers: A Balance by UPTE Members

We interview J. and D, public healthcare workers at UC San Francisco and rank and file union activists with UPTE (Union of Professional and Technical Employees). UPTE represents 15,000 healthcare, research, and technical workers at campuses and medical centers of the University of California. By: La Voz San Francisco La Voz:...

Free Assange and Battisti!

The Ecuadorian president Lenin Moreno compromised with the U.S. and decided to deliver Wikileaks Coordinator Julian Assange for British authorities. CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup April 24, 2019 Wikileaks was responsible for publicizing U.S. reserved correspondence exposing imperialist dirties in Afghanistan and Iraq invasions among others. A couple of months before, in another shameful decision,...

A true imperialist conspiracy

Julian Assange, co-founder of WikiLeaks was imprisoned on Thursday, April 11, after spending seven years in exile at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. WikiLeaks became known for publishing secret communications from various governments, particularly the US government. Assange is also accused of "alleged rape" in Sweden. By: Américo Gomes With this...

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