state of emergency
A 10-point Emergency Program to Tackle the Coronavirus Epidemic in the U.S.
We propose ten immediate measures to tackle the health emergency, address the immediate needs of working-class families, and provide, in the face of an inevitable economic fallout, basic income security and living conditions to the vast majority of the population.
Left VoiceMarch 17, 2020
Sorbonne Professor Attacked by Police
News of a brutal police attack in Paris against Sorbonne University professor Guillaume Vadot went viral last Friday after his colleague Guillaume Mazeau posted a statement on Facebook.
Marisela TrevinSeptember 29, 2016
Turkey launches ground operation in Syria
Although Turkish army claims to be fighting ISIS to legitimize the invasion, its real objective is to stop the advance of Kurdish militia, the only progressive force on the ground.
Mehmet YılmazAugust 25, 2016
Hope is with the youth, the Kurds and the working class
More than 45,000 workers have been suspended and more than 8,000 are being held. The declaration of the “State of Emergency” is part of a bonapartist offensive by Erdoğan. In this interview Kaan Onat, a young Turkish militant in Germany analyzes the situation for youth, workers and the universities.
Kaan OnatJuly 23, 2016
Erdoğan Declares State of Emergency
Following last week's attempted coup, Turkish President Erdoğan declared a three-month state of emergency, signaling the real “coup” against workers' and people's freedoms.
Mehmet YılmazJuly 21, 2016
The authorities who beat up the youth are contemptible and weak
Here, Left Voice reproduces an appeal by a collective of more than three hundred activists, artists, and academics in France, denouncing police violence and authorities' abuses since the onset of the state of emergency.
Stoprepression.unblog.frApril 20, 2016
VIDEO: High School Student Brutally Beaten by French Riot Cops
On Thursday March 24, riot police clashed with French students protesting over the implementation of a vicious labour reform. The day of action brought thousands into the streets in several cities across the country.
Révolution PermanenteMarch 26, 2016
France’s State of Emergency and Challenges for the Radical Left
“All the way to the right," the slogan that best defines the current policy of the French government–and more broadly of the entire political spectrum. The government has cynically made use of the November 13 Paris attacks to push its “state of emergency” to the limit, yet it is now facing the first expressions of resistance. This situation presents the far left with the challenges of building a broad, united opposition movement, as well as an independent political alternative to both the government and the reformist left.
Daniela CobetFebruary 10, 2016