The Geopolitics of the Civil War in Syria
The shifting alliances and the overlapping of multiple ethnic, religious, geopolitical and social conflicts that characterize the civil war in Syria seem to defy the basic premise of any war-- the distinction between “friend or foe”. This article provides a brief overview of the opposing parties.
Claudia CinattiSeptember 14, 2016
No to the coup, no to the AKP!
The Islamist AKP government under President Erdoğan will use the attempted military coup as an opportunity to recover its tarnished image, and to install an authoritarian presidential system.
Mehmet YılmazJuly 17, 2016
Turkey Hit Again by Attacks
The recent airport attack in Istanbul is the eleventh attack since mid-2015. At the same time, the Erdogan government has redoubled repression throughout the country and heightened the war against the Kurdish population.
Barış YıldırımJune 29, 2016
Obama’s Final SOTU: Silence Speaks Louder Than Words
Obama delivered his eighth and last State of the Union address on Tuesday night, full of demagogy and praise of “American values” and his own administration’s achievements.
Juan CJanuary 13, 2016
‘The real threat to Americans today are bigots’
Attacks on Muslims have escalated after the Paris attacks and the San Bernardino shootings, raising the need to fight Islamophobia. Here, Left Voice re-publishes a statement put out by San Bernardino socialists soon after the shootings.
Left VoiceDecember 14, 2015
The War at Home
Amid war mongering and escalating racist rhetoric, the murder of two black youths spur protests in Minneapolis and Chicago. The fight against the war abroad is intrinsically linked to the struggle for justice and equality at home.
Juan CNovember 28, 2015
Hollande Follows Sarkozy and Le Pen with New Security Measures
“France is at war,” declared François Hollande to parliamentarians gathered at Congress in Versailles. A “totally secure republic” is the project to convert the bourgeois republic into a permanent state of emergency.
Révolution PermanenteNovember 19, 2015
For an Internationalist Working-Class Plan: A Europe of the Workers and Masses
The Europe of Capital has shown its most reactionary face with its xenophobic policies aimed at the “migratory crisis” and its brutal diktats handed down from the Troika, such as those applied by Tsipras’ government against the Greeks. The Europe of the capitalists cannot offer any progressive alternative for millions of workers, youth, women and immigrants.
Left VoiceNovember 17, 2015
Carnage in Paris: Hollande Declares State of Emergency
One hundred people killed at Bataclan concert hall in Paris, France: a real carnage. On Friday, November 14, several attacks were carried out almost simultaneously in five Parisian neighborhoods and near the main sports stadium.
Révolution PermanenteNovember 14, 2015
The Middle East or a Geopolitics of Chaos
The current snapshot of the Middle East shows a region steeped in chaos, where the order sustained for decades by the United States is dissolving without a clear alternative in sight.
Claudia CinattiAugust 19, 2015