“Working-Class People Have Been Crucial” — Interview with Students in Myanmar
Left Voice interviewed two student activists who have been resisting the military coup in Myanmar. They talked about the country’s history and the role of students and workers in the resistance to the coup.
Left VoiceJune 7, 2021
“Workers’ Rights and Democracy is Not Something to be Taken for Granted”: An Interview With Myanmar Activist in Korea, Yan Kyaw Moe.
Our comrades from NoHeTu in Korea interviewed activist Yan Kyaw Moe about the political situation in Myanmar, uprisings by students and workers against the military coup, and how migrant workers abroad are supporting the movement at home.
NoHeTuMay 30, 2021
“We’re Together in This Fight”: Hundreds of Messages of Solidarity from Myanmar to Colombia
Left Voice has received hundreds of messages from Myanmar in solidarity with the brave fighters in Colombia. "We are in the same struggle," people in Myanmar say as they fight the right-wing coup. This is what internationalism looks like.
Left VoiceMay 9, 2021
U.S. Senators and Oil Multinationals are Debating Whether to Impose Sanctions on Myanmar to Protect Imperialist Interests
U.S. senators are lobbying Joe Biden to impose sanctions on Myanmar's oil industry despite lobbying from oil and gas multinationals such as Chevron and Total.
Philippe AlcoyMay 2, 2021
Biden Chooses Monopoly Profits Over Lives in India
The Biden administration claims it is concerned about the massive spread of Covid-19 in India. But if that were really true, the United States would share the vaccines being hoarded and release vaccines from patent protection.
Sam CarlinerMay 1, 2021
Over 17 Million Cases: The Coronavirus Crisis Deepens in India
India has had the world’s highest numbers of new daily and currently active Covid-19 cases for several days, bringing the total number of cases to over 17 million and the death toll to over 195,000. Patent abolition, nationalizing health-related industries under worker control, and democratic vaccine distribution would be instrumental in resolving the crisis.
K.S. MehtaApril 27, 2021
Is Myanmar Heading Toward a Civil War?
For weeks now, Myanmar’s heroic youth and working class have defiantly organized their self-defense in the face of increased repression. Now that ethnic armed groups are joining the resistance, some political factions are proposing the formation of a federal army. These developments underscore the possibility of a full-blown civil war in Myanmar.
Salvador SolerApril 8, 2021
Myanmar’s Coup Regime Massacred Over 100 Protesters in the Deadliest Crackdown Yet
Yesterday, on Myanmar’s Armed Forces Day, there were mass protests against the military regime. Despite being the bloodiest day since the start of the coup on February 1, protests against the coup are only growing.
Juan Andrés GallardoMarch 28, 2021
Indigenous Okinawans are Fighting U.S. Imperialism
Protesters on the occupied island of Okinawa have turned out to oppose the Japanese-backed construction of a U.S. military base that threatens the environment.
Sam CarlinerMarch 27, 2021
The U.S.-China Summit: Containing China Is a Bipartisan Affair
The first Biden-era meeting of U.S. and Chinese government officials was marked by political theater. But the summit demonstrated that Biden, with his hostile policy towards China, has more in common with his predecessor than he would like to admit.
Claudia CinattiMarch 25, 2021