Amid Corrupt Elections, Strikes and Protests Erupt in Belarus
Belarus’s authoritarian President, Alexander Lukashenko, has ruled the country since 1994. Yet Lukashenko’s regime is coming into question after a potentially rigged election unleashed unprecedented demonstrations that have been joined by a defiant labor movement.
Dima GonskiyAugust 18, 2020
Protesters Across U.S. Demand Safe Reopening of Schools in National Day of Resistance
On August 3, students, educators, and community-members across the U.S. took part in demonstrations to demand the “safe, racially just, and fully funded” opening of schools.
Jayne SmithAugust 4, 2020
On the Ground at Abolition Park: Demonstrators Vote To Stay after City Council Passes Disastrous Budget
After the NYC City Council failed to cut the NYPD by even $1 billion, activists at the City Hall Encampment voted to remain in the space. Police tried to evict them Wednesday morning, but the encampment held strong.
Ezra BrainJuly 1, 2020
Nurse and Jail Support Volunteer Arrested by the NYPD
A frontline nurse and jail support volunteer were arrested by the NYPD, violating DeBlasio's own curfew policies. They are the second and third Left Voice collaborators arrested tonight.
Left VoiceJune 5, 2020
Free Detroit Activist Tristan Taylor! Drop all Charges!
In April, Left Voice interviewed Tristan Taylor, a long-time activist in Detroit. Last night he was arrested with hundreds of others, and though everyone else involved was released with tickets for breaking curfew, Taylor remains in custody. He is charged with “inciting a riot.”
Left VoiceJune 3, 2020
Paint and protest: Iraqi protesters transform Baghdad with murals
When the waters of class struggle are stirring, art takes to the streets.
La Izquierda Diario MexicoFebruary 14, 2020
Mass Mobilizations in France Against Macron’s Pension Reform
This Wednesday, the French government unveiled the details of its proposed pension reform. Tuesday marked the second day of mass mobilization, while an ongoing general strike had already paralyzed the country for six days.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaDecember 13, 2019
Before the Yellow Vests, Chile, and Lebanon, There Was the Uprising in Haiti
Haiti has been fighting back against austerity and government corruption since last year. But the problems that Haiti faces are deeply rooted in a colonial legacy and imperialist intervention.
Tatiana CozzarelliNovember 21, 2019
Mass Uprising in Iran Set Off by Hike in Fuel Prices
The price of petrol was tripled in Iran virtually overnight on Friday. In response to this move by the government, Iranian masses took to the streets to protest a deepening economic crisis.
Maryam AlanizNovember 21, 2019