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Tech Workers in the U.S. Speak Out at Their Workplaces in Solidarity with Palestine

For the first time, workers at three big tech companies based in the U.S. released open letters to management in solidarity with Palestinian struggle. Workers are also speaking out against the relationship between the tech industry and the Israeli government.

Rose Lemlich

May 28, 2021

“A Ceasefire Is Not Enough”: Interview with a Palestinian Nurse

Left Voice interviewed Mohammad Samara, a nurse from the West Bank, during the increased assault on Palestinian people and their land. We spoke about his experience seeing the disparities in healthcare and the recent strike on May 18.

Left Voice

May 25, 2021

A Cartoon History of May Day

May Day, or International Workers Day, is celebrated every year around the world to honor the struggles of the generations of workers who fought against capitalist exploitation. Here we take a look at the one that started it all — the Haymarket uprising in Chicago, 1886.

Sarah Crowe

May 1, 2021

“Amazon Says It’s Not a Bribe, But It’s a Bribe”: Interview with a Bessemer Amazon Worker

An Amazon worker speaks out about working conditions at the Bessemer warehouse and why they voted for the union.

Left Voice

April 2, 2021

Amazon Hires Off-Duty Cops to Harass Workers, the Press, and Supporters

Bessemer, Alabama’s police chief has confirmed that off-duty officers have been hired by Amazon to act as “security” for the BHM1 facility in the middle of a historic and intense union drive. Two Left Voice reporters who were recently expelled from Amazon’s premises by the cops report from the ground.

Madeleine Freeman

March 26, 2021

Dispatches from the Amazon Warehouse in Bessemer 

The unionization efforts at Bessemer are bigger than just Amazon. In this dispatch from the ground, Uber drivers, healthcare workers, and young Birmingham residents stand in solidarity.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

March 25, 2021

Amazon Workers in Italy Stage 24-Hour Strike

As Amazon workers in Alabama fight for a union, workers in Italy disrupted Amazon operations across that country in a one-day strike yesterday to call attention to their horrendous working conditions as the company rakes in greater profits than ever.

Scott Cooper

March 23, 2021

Solidarity Means All Out for Bessemer

The unionization effort by Amazon workers in Bessemer Alabama is a historic opportunity that demands the support of the entire class. 

Left Voice

March 21, 2021

New Unemployment Numbers Reveal the Truth about Economic Recovery

Skeptical about capitalist claims that we will soon be “flush with cash” and out boosting the economy? The latest weekly increase in claims for unemployment benefits shows the real truth about the system of exploitation the working class confronts every day.

Scott Cooper

March 18, 2021