5 September | Relations between the United States and Turkey are at a low point. While Trump’s “America first” policy slows down the Turkish bourgeoisie’s drive for independence as a regional power, Turkish (...)
Baran SerhadYunus Özgür
25 March | Students at the Boğaziçi University in Istanbul were protesting against an action by Islamist students in support of the Turkish army's war in Afrin. Now, the protestors have been arrested by (...)
28 February | Ecehan Balta of the socialist collective Başlangıç Kolektifi speaks about socialism, the women’s movement and the International Women’s Strike.
Amelia RoblesEcehan Balta
26 February | Left Voice interviews Turkish environmentalist, Zafer Ülger.
Amelia RoblesZafer Ülger
2 February | The Turkish Armed Forces -supported by Free Syrian Army groups- have started an air and land offensive on the predominantly Kurdish town of Afrin in Northern Syria, from multiple fronts at the (...)
4 January | Left Voice recently spoke with Foti Benlisoy of Başlangıç Dergisi, a socialist organization in Turkey, to discuss the political context and a changing dynamic between Turkey and the U.S. in the wake (...)
17 August 2017 | This morning at 6 AM, ten heavily armed special forces of German police executed a search warrant in Munich in an investigation over a picture of a flag of the Kurdish militia YPG posted on a (...)
15 April 2017 | With two days left until the constitutional referendum vote in Turkey on April 16th, there are still a myriad of potential scenarios and outcomes. Regardless of the result of the vote, the left (...)
12 April 2017 | Those who thought that the referendum would be a piece of cake for the government given the countrywide state of emergency were proven wrong.
8 February 2017 | German Chancellor Angela Merkel responds to Trump’s racism. Is she being cynical, hypocritical, or both?
6 January 2017 | Turkey may hold a referendum on the transition to an authoritarian presidential system as soon as late March; however, Erdoğan’s Bonapartist shift does not herald stability for the ruling class, (...)
Barış YıldırımFoti Benlisoy
23 December 2016 | Aleppo is a tragedy. Over a quarter million people have died in the confrontation between the rebels and the forces of the Syrian government.
Juan Cruz Ferre
20 December 2016 | The assassination of Andrei Karlov, Russian Ambassador to Turkey, occurred against the backdrop of the civil war in Syria. In particular, it takes place amidst the dramatic turn of events (...)
1 September 2016 | The 10th international conference of the Trotskyist Fraction took place in Buenos Aires from August 7 to 14, with representatives from 14 countries. This article focuses on one major topic of (...)
25 August 2016 | 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 (...)
23 July 2016 | Erdoğan has used the coup as an excuse for a drastic authoritarian turn. We interviewed Yunus Özgür, a young Turkish student who currently lives in Germany.
21 July 2016 | 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 (...)
Klasse Gegen KlasseLaIzquierdaDiario.es
17 July 2016 | The Islamist AKP government under President Erdoğan will use the attempted military coup as an opportunity to recover its tarnished image, and to install an authoritarian presidential (...)
29 June 2016 | The recent airport attack in Istanbul is the eleventh attack since mid-2015. At the same time, the Erdogan government has redoubled repression throughout the country and heightened the war (...)
15 June 2016 | Discrimination towards women has always had a significant place in AKP's brand of political Islam, yet young female workers are coming to the forefront of class struggle – as is the case with the (...)
11 December 2015 | The 37th Anniversary of the founding congress of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) took place recently in Turkey. On November 27, 1978, the party’s founding resolution emerged at a secret meeting (...)
Suphi ToprakBaran Serhad
13 November 2015 | After the newly called elections, there is an atmosphere of defeat. The AKP managed to win the elections after an intense campaign of violence. A new wave of neoliberal offensives awaits at the (...)
11 May 2013 | In less than 48 hours, the State of Israel launched two rounds of aerial bombardments against military targets on the outskirts of Damascus...