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How the crisis in Syria was caused by imperialist ambition

How the crisis in Syria was caused by imperialist ambition The Syrian regime’s horrific bombing in Ghouta is the legacy of a defeated revolution and a struggle for power over the Middle East

The history of foreign aid is steeped in imperialism

The history of foreign aid is steeped in imperialism Right wingers are using revelations about Oxfam in Haiti for their own ends.

Imperialist tensions lie behind North and South Korean peace negotiations

Imperialist tensions lie behind North and South Korean peace negotiations Many Koreans were delighted to see North and South Korean athletes marching as part of one delegation at the Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony last Friday.

The Middle East is on the brink of a major imperial clash

The Middle East is on the brink of a major imperial clash Israel took the Middle East one step closer to a major war last weekend

Oxfam scandal—another Western crime against Haiti

Oxfam scandal—another Western crime against Haiti Real concerns about the appalling behaviour of Oxfam charity staff—accused of sexual misconduct—are being used to cut foreign aid

Imperialism won’t end Kurdish agony

Imperialism won’t end Kurdish agony In a Middle East tormented by the domination of Western imperialism, the Kurdish people have been among the greatest victims.

Vietnam's blow to US empire

22 January 2018
In January 1968 Vietnamese resistance fighters inflicted a shattering defeat to US prestige. The Tet Offensive sent shockwaves across the world, writes Alistair Farrow

Israeli blacklist bans BDS activists from entering the country

09 January 2018
Israel has published a list of 20 organisations—including the Palestine Solidarity Campaign in Britain—whose activists and senior officials are banned from entering the country.

Iran in revolt - Iranian socialists on what sparked the protests and why they matter

05 January 2018
Nick Clark spoke to two Iranian socialists, Nima Soltanzadeh and Massoud, about what lies behind the recent protests—and what they mean for the struggle

Tim’s view - Ahed Tamimi

27 December 2017
A military court in Israel has extended the detention of a Palestinian teenager who was filmed slapping Israeli soldiers.

A colonial massacre in Africa fully revealed for the first time

25 December 2017
Eighty years ago a colonial massacre of over 20,000 people was carried out by Italian fascist forces in Ethiopia

Trump visit to Britain will be announced ‘soon’ as he showers money on the rich

20 December 2017
Prepare for mass protest, workplace action, student walkouts and occupations.

As Boris Johnson calls for more Middle East intervention - get the Tories out

07 December 2017
Not wishing to be outdone by Donald Trump, foreign secretary Boris Johnson has said that Britain should return to the Middle East.

Fury in Palestine as Trump declares Jerusalem ‘capital of Israel’

06 December 2017
A speech by Donald Trump could trigger a new wave of Palestinian resistance—and protests in solidarity across the Middle East.

China on collision course?

05 December 2017
China could be on the road to consolidating its rise into a world capitalist superpower. Dave Sewell looks at what its Belt and Road Initiative means for globalisation—and imperialism

Robert Mugabe—how an anti-colonialist hero became an authoritarian nationalist

21 November 2017
Robert Mugabe was a hero of the struggle against colonialism and first leader of independent Zimbabwe. He then became a compromiser with imperialism—and finally a dictator.

Is Putin pulling the strings?

18 November 2017
Politicians and commentators seem to think anything that goes wrong can be blamed on Russian spybots on Twitter. But the truth is scarier still, warns Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Stop the drive to a new war in Middle East

14 November 2017
The prospect of another war hangs over the Middle East—this time in Lebanon.

The scandal of Israel’s occupation of the Golan Heights is bigger than Priti Patel

08 November 2017
Priti Patel, the Tory international development minister, is expected to be sacked over secret deals to fund Israel’s army in the occupied Golan Heights.

Trump goads Iran in race to grab Syrian territories

17 October 2017
US president Donald Trump is edging closer to conflict with Iran as the two states jostle for control in Syria.

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