The Peruvian Uprising: Massive Protests Demand the Fall of the Coup Regime and a Constituent Assembly
Peru has erupted in a massive uprising demanding that President Dina Boluarte resign, that the current Congress be shut down, and that a new constitution be established. The protests are the culmination of years of political oppression of the country’s indigenous communities, drastic poverty rates and precarity for Peru’s workers and poor, and a political regime that continues the legacy of Alberto Fujimori’s dictatorship.
La Izquierda Diario PerúJanuary 25, 2023
COP27: Climate Talks Underway in Egypt amidst Intense Political Repression
Why is the UN holding COP27 in Egypt, where the al-Sissi regime is at the forefront of the repression of political and environmental activists and mostly inactive in the fight against climate change?
Wolfgang MandelbaumNovember 15, 2022
Tens of Thousands Take the Streets in Defiance of Overturn of Roe v. Wade
Following the Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, tens of thousands of people took to the streets in outrage and to demand that abortion remain legal across the country.
Left VoiceJune 27, 2022
Spanish Police Repress Migrants Crossing into Melilla
The police and the civil guard have repressed thousands of migrants trying to jump the Spanish-Moroccan border in Melilla during the last three days. To build an international and working-class alternative to reactionary and imperialist European governments, we must show solidarity with all migrants, regardless of nationality.
Pablo JuárezMarch 6, 2022
The Critical Left in Cuba
Frank García Hernández discusses the political and economic situation in Cuba and the path out of the current crisis.
Frank García HernándezFebruary 27, 2022
Killer Cop Jason Van Dyke Goes Free as Biden Increases Police Funding
The cop convicted of murdering Laquan McDonald is being released today after fewer years in prison than millions of people convicted of relatively minor crimes. Democrats in office have provided mostly false promises and dishonest excuses.
Daniel WerstFebruary 3, 2022
Kazakhstan: A Revolt Against “Transitional” Capitalism
Dozens of protesters have been killed in protests sparked by a rise in fuel prices. The revolt is concerning to Russia and inconvenient for Western powers.
Philippe AlcoyJanuary 13, 2022
Kazakhstan Government Resigns amid Protests Over High Fuel Prices
The president accepted his government’s resignation and declared a state of emergency in two regions.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJanuary 6, 2022
Protests in Colombia Spur Government to Hunt Down Youth
In the aftermath of the 2021 “National Strike” in Colombia, the Duque government is treating youth like terrorists and has launched a series of murders, disappearances, and prosecutions.
Begonia DDecember 31, 2021
Repression of Migrants at the Poland-Belarus Border: A Humanitarian Crisis Created by Imperialism
Polish authorities used tear gas and water cannons amid freezing temperatures on Tuesday to force thousands of people to stay in Belarus — and out of the EU.
Frankie LevineNovember 19, 2021