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A Childhood in Struggle – My Encounters with Ahed Tamimi

The Israeli filmmaker and activist Dror Dayan met Ahed Tamimi when he was documenting protests in her village. The 16-year-old Palestinian girl was arrested last week by Israeli soldiers and has become an international symbol of the Palestinian resistance. But Dror got to know her as a normal teenager as well.

Dror Dayan

December 30, 2017

Free All Middle Eastern Political Prisoners!

Left Voice joins the solidarity movement to free all Middle Eastern political prisoners.

Left Voice

December 29, 2017

VIDEO: Free Ahed Tamimi

Palestinian activist Ahed Tamini, 16, was arrested on December 19 in a night raid to her family's home.

Left Voice

December 22, 2017

The Only Way Forward for Palestine is Through Resistance

Interview with Nerdeen Kiswani, a Palestinian organizer who helped found New York City students for justice in Palestine.

Left Voice

December 17, 2017

Bernie Sanders, Democrats Voted Resolution Supporting Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

In June, Democratic and Republican senators, including Bernie Sanders, unanimously voted in favor of a resolution that “reaffirms the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 as United States law, and calls upon the President and all United States officials to abide by its provisions.”

Maria Aurelio

December 14, 2017

Trump Starts a New Fire in the Middle East

Donald Trump has done it again. As if military escalation with North Korea and his anti-Muslim tweets were not enough, he just created yet another conflict with international implications.

Claudia Cinatti

December 12, 2017

Labor Movement and the Left in South Africa

Peter Jacobs talks about the reconfiguration of the labor movement after NUMSA's break with the COSATU, the movement Fees Must Fall and challenges for the Left.

Left Voice

October 19, 2017

Who Wins and Who Loses in Trump’s Iran Strategy?

On Friday, October 13, Trump declared that he will not re-validate the nuclear deal with Iran; nor will he break with it entirely.

Amelia Robles

October 18, 2017

Political Crisis and the Role of the Left in South Africa

Today the South African Congress held a no-confidence vote to decide whether President Jacob Zuma should step down or not. The result of the vote was: 177 YES, 198 NO, 9 abstentions. This means that President Jacob Zuma stays in office. The following interview with Julian Sauls, member of APDUSA, was conducted a few weeks ago.

Left Voice

August 8, 2017