#AllthatsLeftPod: Three Years Since the George Floyd Uprising:
In this episode of the podcast, we reflect on the 2020 George Floyd uprising, which began three years ago. We discuss how to turn the energy of a mass uprising into a sustained movement, and the kind of revolutionary leadership that's required to do so.
Left VoiceMay 25, 2023
Teachers Set to Strike on International Women’s Day in the Birthplace of the George Floyd Uprising
Twin Cities teachers are planning to strike on International Women’s Day in the birthplace of the George Floyd uprising. This historic strike highlights the role of the labor movement in Black struggle and feminist struggle.
Adnan AhmedMarch 7, 2022
Texas Cops Who Brutalized Protesters in 2020 Finally Brought Up on Charges
Almost two years later, 19 Police officers are being brought up on charges of misconduct and aggravated assault against peaceful protesters in 2020. This is far too little, too late.
Adnan AhmedFebruary 18, 2022
Help Journalist Carlos Broun Cover His $5,000 Fine for Documenting Derek Chauvin’s Trial
Journalist and filmmaker Carlos Broun has been compelled to pay a fine of $5,000 for documenting and broadcasting the events in the city of Minneapolis during the trial for the murder of George Floyd.
Left VoiceFebruary 2, 2022
A Woke Mural and Black Dolls: How Target Hides Its Racism
Target used empty antiracist gestures in reopening its East Lake Street store in Minneapolis, which was damaged during the George Floyd uprising. But featuring a woke mural and selling Black dolls will not hide its role in violent racist policing.
Adnan AhmedJuly 8, 2021
Protesters Still Face Charges from the George Floyd Uprising
People are still facing charges from arrests since the George Floyd Uprising. Left Voice spoke to two activists still facing charges from the I-94 mass arrest in Minneapolis on Nov 4, 2020 in Minneapolis. We demand that all charges be dropped.
Adnan AhmedJune 22, 2021
Murder of Winston Smith and Future of George Floyd Square – State Violence Continues in Minneapolis
The murder of Winston Smith and the attempted reopening of George Floyd Square show that the state has no interest in stopping its violence.
Adnan AhmedJune 10, 2021
Israel Tests Repression on Palestinians, Then Teaches U.S. Cops
Israel’s military helps the United States more effectively oppress Black and immigrant communities. The fight for abolition and the fight against imperialism are one.
Sam CarlinerMay 24, 2021
Democrats Who Support Killer Cops Are Taking Credit for Locking Up Chauvin
The Democratic Party watches police murder people like George Floyd and remains silent, but when we rise up, it takes the credit.
Julia WallaceApril 20, 2021
Operation Safety Net: Safety for the Ruling Class, Trauma for the Masses
In a city with more than 3,000 National Guard soldiers, protesters defy the militarization and protest racism, police brutality, and the increasing presence of repressive forces.
Adnan AhmedApril 20, 2021