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Haiti Rises Up Against Moïse

The world is boiling. To the impressive processes of mobilization crossing Hong King, Lebanon, Iraq, Algeria, Catalonia and other places, we need to add Latin America, now: Puerto Rico, Ecuador, Chile, Honduras, Bolivia. By Daniel Sugasti.   Although with much less media coverage, the popular upraise hitting Haiti for seven weeks deserves...

Necessary Struggle: Why Fighting Oppression is the Only Path to Class Unity

The collapse of the ISO, and more recently the CWI has put front and center the issue of “identity politics.” Fairly recently a new organization representing the minority of the old leadership of the CWI put out a statement in which they claimed:  “The petty bourgeois pressure of identity politics...

Trump’s  Impeachment

Legislators of the Democratic Party, majority in the U.S. House of Representatives , initiated an impeachment process against President Donald Trump. In case of advancing in this chamber and then in the Senate, this could lead to Trump's destitution . What does this all mean ? By: Alejandro Iturbe   - ...

Women’s Oppression Abortion Rights Are in Danger: For a Socialist Strategy to Defend Women’s Reproductive Rights

Despite the gains of the “#Me Too” movement, and the impressive Women’s March demonstrations in 2017 and 2018, a new assault on women’s reproductive rights  is very much on its way. As I discuss in this article, religious conservative groups and the Republican Party have devised a tricky legal...

All Support for General Motors Workers on Strike in the U.S.

General Motors (GM) metallurgists in the United States began an indefinite strike on Sunday. The strike call marks the first national stoppage at GM in this country in 12 years, with 49,000 workers joining the company’s three plants, which demand better wages and working conditions. By La Voz / Workers'...

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...

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