marches and demonstrations
On the Anniversary of the Nakba, Berlin Police Ban All Pro-Palestinian Demonstrations
This is an unprecedented attack on the freedom of assembly, and it is being carried out by a "left-wing" government. Several hundred people defied the ban — and 59 were detained by police.
Nathaniel FlakinMay 16, 2022
We Won’t Go Back: All Out for Abortion Rights Everywhere Today
All across the country today people will be rallying to defend abortion rights. We must turn this anger into power by joining ranks with our unions and community organizations to shut down our cities and demand “Free, Safe Abortion on Demand For All Everywhere!” In New York, Left Voice will be joining thousands of other working people at Foley Square in Downtown Manhattan at 5pm.
Left VoiceMay 3, 2022
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.
Ioan GeorgJune 25, 2020
The Emerging Potentials of France’s “Yellow Vest” Movement
Who are the “yellow vest” protesters? What are their demands? What role should the workers’ movement and the far left play in their uprising?
Daniela CobetDecember 3, 2018
Massive Protests Against the Tax Fuel Raise in France
President Emmanuel Macron announced a 6.5% fuel tax hike for January 2019. Thousands took to the streets wearing yellow vests, a mandatory item in every car. The spontaneous ‘yellow vest’ movement spread across the country like wildfire. In Paris, the police responded with tear gas and water cannons.
Left VoiceNovember 25, 2018
Berlin: A Quarter of a Million People Demonstrate Against Racism and the Right
On Saturday, the German capital was filled with a massive demonstration. Over 250.000 people took to the streets to call for "solidarity instead of discrimination and for an open and free society." The huge crowd showed that there is plenty of will to fight against the country's rightward shift.
Nathaniel FlakinOctober 16, 2018
From the Streets of NYC: Palestine Will Be Free!
Solidarity rallies were held in New York City last week as hundreds showed their support for the Palestinian struggle against Israeli occupation and violence. The rallies were a response to the slaughter of Palestinian protesters at the fence marking the border of Gaza.
Francesca GomesMay 22, 2018
The Role of Grievability in the State’s Monopoly on Violence
In the wake of the Stoneman Douglas mass shooting, the aftermath has launched a nationwide movement against gun violence. On the surface it’s hard not to agree with these organizers but when we examine the policy demands set forth on behalf of the movement, there are apt critiques to be made.
Lily CichanowiczApril 10, 2018
Hundreds of Thousands of Workers Protest Layoffs in Argentina
On Wednesday, hundreds of thousands of workers participated in a massive labor march called for by the major Argentine unions.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaFebruary 23, 2018