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Imperialism


Britain’s Irish war - fifty years after troops went into Derry

12 August 2019
On 14 August 1969 Harold Wilson, then Labour prime minister, deployed British troops to the streets of Northern Ireland.

Game of battleships ramps up in the Gulf

30 July 2019
A second British warship arrived off the coast of Iran on Monday

Say no to war against Iran

22 July 2019
The US and Britain escalated their threats of a new war in the Middle East last week, after Iran retaliated against their attempts to bully it into submission

Exclusive - the Steve Bell cartoons the Guardian refused to publish

17 July 2019
Socialist Worker exclusively publishes the Steve Bell cartoons the Guardian newspaper has refused to.

How Moon landings projected US power

16 July 2019
Were moon landings a giant leap forward for humanity, or the culmination of a growing Cold War? Gabby Thorpe boldly goes in search of the legacy of the space race

Panorama programme on Labour was a shoddy attack on solidarity with Palestine

11 July 2019
The BBC Panorama documentary on Labour and antisemitism on Wednesday was a naked attack on solidarity with Palestinians and legitimate criticism of the Israeli state.

Israel tries to hide its bloody, racist past

09 July 2019
Israel is desperate to hide its bloody, racist history. Israeli newspaper Haaretz revealed last week that Israel’s defence ministry has been quietly hiding, removing and censoring documents for more than a decade.

As smears continue against the Labour left - be proud to stand up for Palestine

09 July 2019
Left wingers in the Labour Party are facing fresh accusations from the right this week, writes Nick Clark

Unity, a general strike and organisation can strengthen the movement in Hong Kong

08 July 2019
Hong Kong revolutionary socialist Lam Chi Leung gives his view on what is the best way forward for the movement in Hong Kong

How the West is stealing millions from people in Libya

05 July 2019
Simon Basketter looks at what the news that Britain is receiving cash from frozen assets shows about imperialism

Angry protests return to Iraq

02 July 2019
New protests have erupted in Basra, southern Iraq.

Defiant Hong Kong protests target the government and humiliate the authorities

02 July 2019
Protesters smashed into Hong Kong’s main government building, the Legislative Council, on Monday – and ramped up the crisis facing the country’s rulers.

Britain’s legacy of brutality in Palestine

18 June 2019
Israeli attacks on Palestinians today rightly horrify millions of people. But the Zionist state has learned many of its repressive techniques from Britain, writes Nick Clark

The politics of the D-Day landings

01 June 2019
As the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings sees politicians commemorate the events Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at the horrific reality of the Second World War

Israeli murder in Gaza Strip

07 May 2019
Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu said his military is “preparing to continue” its violence in Gaza following an assault that killed at least 25 Palestinians.

Juan Guaido’s coup fails in Venezuela - but threat against Maduro remains

03 May 2019
Juan Guaido’s abortive coup in Venezuela this week would go down in history as a pathetic spectacle if it wasn’t so dangerous.

The right smear Corbyn because they hate his anti-imperialism

01 May 2019
The latest smear of antisemitism against Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is another attempt to discredit the left and its opposition to war.

Richard Burgon is right to criticise Zionism

23 April 2019
Labour’s shadow justice secretary Richard Burgon has faced calls to resign for describing Zionism—the ideology that is used to justify Palestinian oppression—as “the enemy of peace”.

Algeria’s fights for freedom

21 April 2019
Algerians had to fight a brutal war for independence. But the struggle for freedom didn’t end when the nationalists kicked out the French in 1962, writes Alistair Farrow

Algeria - conquest by France

15 April 2019
Algeria's revolt has been shaped by a history of imperialism and revolution. As part of a new series, Alistair Farrow looks at the French conquest from the 1830s to the 1950s

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