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Tristan Taylor

Shut Down Guantanamo Bay

Yesterday was the 20th anniversary of the opening of Guantanamo Bay Prison. Its continued operation shows that the “War on Terror” has not ended.

Ahmaud Arbery’s Killers Are Found Guilty. What Does This Mean for the Movement?

Ahmaud Arbery’s killers have been found guilty. The guilty verdict in the Ahmaud Arbery murder trial is welcome news, but we should be tired of the see-saw of injustice, and fight to abolish the racist, capitalist system as a whole.

Inside a World Economic Forum building, the logo is on the left.

“A Fifty-Year Project of Theft”: Detroit Stands Up to the World Economic Forum

Detroit-based coalition People Against Corporate Theft will hold a public speak-out on October 25 against the World Economic Forum’s plans to set up a “Global Center for Urban Transformation” in the city. Here, we republish their statement.

Detroit Pharmacy Technicians are Unionizing

The Teamsters are organizing pharmacy technicians at a Detroit-area company as unionization efforts expand in the United States.

Supporters of abortion rights listen to speakers outside the 36th District Court in Detroit, Michigan

“They Have the Money. We Have the Truth and the Numbers”: Hundreds March for Abortion Rights in Detroit

Last weekend, 400 people in Detroit, Michigan protested the recent anti-abortion legislation passed in Texas. To defend abortion rights, we can’t rely on Democrats — we need to march in the streets with the power of the working class, unions, and oppressed.

Michigan Marches Unite Palestine Solidarity and BLM, Pointing the Way Forward

The mass mobilizations across the globe for Palestine and against the racist violence of the Israeli state show the depth of this important struggle for self-determination. They also shown the growing political maturity of protesters, expressing solidarity between the BLM movement and the fight for Palestinian liberation against U.S. imperialism.

The Police Stood By as the Far Right Invaded the Capitol. The Working Class Must Stop Them

This afternoon, thousands of Trump supporters from across the country stormed the U.S. Capitol building in an effort to stop the certification of the Electoral College vote. The action began with a rally at which Trump himself encouraged his supporters to march on the U.S. Capitol. Protesters confronted police, broke through barricades, and stormed the […]

Local BLM Chapters Blast National Leadership

BLM chapters across the country are demanding more democracy and transparency from the Black Lives Matter Global Network.

Detroit Police Put BLM Leader in a Chokehold, Call It a “Two-Hand Restraint”

The Detroit Police put protest leader Nakia Wallace in a chokehold. They are now calling it a “two-hand restraint.” This whitewashing is part of a broader attack on the movement in Detroit. 

Detroit Activists Threatened with Intimidating Texts

Two dozen Detroit activists received threatening text messages last night and this morning. The movement against racism will not be intimidated by such tactics. Left Voice stands with the activists against intimidation and repression.

Marches, Assemblies, and a Public Tribunal: How Detroit Activists Are Building Power

On June 20, Detroit protesters staged a Public Tribunal Against Police Brutality. This was only the latest action in a series of growing militant activity in the Motor City. What powers the movement? Daily assemblies and marches.

“Success Isn’t Guaranteed, but Defeat is if we Don’t Do Anything.” Interview With Socialists Stopping Evictions in Detroit

Detroit was hit hard by COVID-19. But mass displacement and racist austerity measures have been a scourge in the city for decades. Left Voice sat down with Detroit revolutionary socialist Tristan Taylor to discuss evictions, and how to fight them.