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Interview with Oakland Teacher on Future Strike

We interview Nick Palmquist, an Oakland teacher and longtime member of the union reform caucus, Classroom Struggle, who talks to us on how militant teachers took over their union and are now setting the ground for a strike this late February/March   LV: What is the history of Classroom Struggle, the...

Editorial for February/March 2019 La Voz Magazine

During the first week of the new year, incoming US House Speaker Nancy “We’re Capitalists” Pelosi introduced a congressional rules package to the House floor that included a so-called pay-go clause. A relic of the 1980s Democratic Party neoliberal turn and a way of outflanking Reaganites barking about “tax...

WORKERS’ VOICE STATEMENT ON THE POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC CRISIS IN VENEZUELA

We oppose Guaido’s US-Backed coup-attempt and any form of US intervention in Venezuela while standing in solidarity with Venezuelan workers organizing for survival and democracy against the Maduro regime. 1 . We oppose any form of US or foreign Intervention in Venezuela and do not recognize Guaidó as President. #HandsoffVenezuela Since...

Let’s Support the Matamoros’ maquilas workers strike!

Recently the Mexican northern border has witnessed the violence of US imperialism against the Caravans of Central American Migrants. This region is also known to endure the curse of organized crime, yet today a new player has entered the stage: the workers’ movement with its method of struggle, the...

On March 8th: Let’s Bring Together the Struggles for Women’s Rights!

The Trump administration continues to attack working people: women, trans workers, immigrants and federal workers. The appointment of Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court last year, an anti-abortion reactionary judge with pending accusations of sexual assault is only the tip of the iceberg. We cannot wait to the elections or...

Forecast for 2019

Well, there has not been a year starting like this for a long time.  The US government is in disarray.  The President of the Unites States starts the second half of his four-year term having lost his majority in the lower house of Congress to the Democrats in a heavy...

What’s Important for Us About the Teacher Strikes in Los Angeles and Oakland?

For the past year, United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) and the Oakland Education Association (OEA) have been engaged in contract negotiations with their respective school districts which could very well lead to both locals going on strike in January 2019.  Any time two of the largest teacher union locals...

Midterms: Trump’s Partial Defeat

The electoral results of the midterm elections in the USA just came out. Several House and Senate seats, as well as governorships were up for election. Donald Trump framed these elections as a “plebiscite” on his administration. From this point of view, he suffered an electoral defeat, which was...

Cancel Kavanaugh & Cancel Capitalism

“Indelible in the hippocampus is the laughter…” These are the words of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford describing the sound of recently confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh while he attempted to rape her at a party when they were teenagers. “Indelible”, meaning permanently marked or inked, like the millions of...

The G20 will face Protests in Buenos Aires

The leaders of the G20 – group that gathers the 19 richest countries in the world and the European Union – will meet in Buenos Aires on November 30 and December 1, 2018. By Fábio Bosco This group gathers 90% of world economy, 80% of foreign trade and 66% of...

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