Workers’ Voice Statement: Here Comes 2021

This has been a busy week in US politics. On the same day that results from Georgia’s elections confirmed that the Democrats will take a narrow majority in the Senate, thousands of Trump supporters rallied outside of the US Capitol, with some eventually entering the building itself while police...

Profit Non-Profit: The Influence of Corporate Foundations on Nonprofits and Social Movements

By Brian Crawford   Crises are endemic to capitalism. Increasingly, even when economic indicators point toward prosperity, this prosperity only extends to a very thin layer within society. Labor has for many decades experienced wage losses and massive reductions in state interventions to ameliorate the worst aspects of capitalism. Lacking sufficient...

The DSA’s Dirty Break Strategy: A Balance

  The “dirty break” is the name of the strategy advanced by the Democratic Socialists of America’s self-styled Marxist pole, the Bread & Roses caucus. In essence, the dirty break idea is to run socialists on the Democratic Party ballot line with the aim of consolidating sufficient forces to break...

Will Biden Close the Ongoing Political Crisis?

We know that U.S. politics have drastically changed since 2016. The crisis of legitimacy of the bi-partisan system, and its two parties which, by the end of Obama’s second term looked a very much the same, was monetarily overcome by the rise of Bernie Sanders and the social-democratic movement...

Trump Was Defeated But Biden will Not Bring Any Real Change

Donald Trump has lost his re-election bid for the US presidency – something which hadn’t been seen since George H.W. Bush’s re-election loss in 1992.  While Biden has been declared the victor, with a narrow victory of 51.5% of the popular vote versus Trump’s 48.5%, Trump has so far...

Liberal Capitalism, Threat of Fascism?

On the surface, panicking about impending fascism in our current political climate is reasonable. Like Mussolini and Hitler, Donald Trump has relied on the rhetoric of nationalism and racism to embolden his base. Internment camps for undocumented immigrants, already a moral travesty to begin with, increasingly resemble Nazi concentration...

Defending “Democracy”?

With the US general election just around the corner, Donald Trump has repeatedly stated that he may refuse to leave office even if he loses the election. Liberal, left, and workers’ organizations are already making plans to take the streets in the event that Trump refuses to acknowledge election...

Crisis Theory: Putting Covid in Context

Capitalism is, at its base, an irrational system. It creates the crisis of imperialist war, environmental degradation, credit collapse, cyclical booms and busts, and the proletarianization of society as it concentrates wealth into the hands of few. Humans need clothing, water, shelter, and healthy ecosystems, but capitalism is woefully...

The Fight to Save the United States Postal Service

The United States Postal Service has been under threat of privatization for a long time. However, as of this August, postal workers have orchestrated a fight back, and stepped up to defend mail-in voting. Through these battles they’ve made significant victories by taking to the streets in mass. Written by...

From Sydney to Chicago, Democracy is Essential

While the spokespeople of capital always accuse socialists of being against democracy, we know all too well that in reality it is the capitalists and their governments who in actuality represent the greatest threat to the democratic rights of working people. Statement by Workers’ Voice/La Voz de [email protected] trabajadores This has...

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