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Imperialism


Western bombs and civil war lie behind Syria refugee crisis

08 September 2015
Dave Sewell looks at how Western imperialism and the crushing of the Syrian revolution are now forcing thousands to flee—and what the real alternative is

Protests in Syria show ‘pockets of hope’ for an alternative

08 September 2015
Syrian socialist Joseph Daher spoke to Socialist Worker about what the solution in Syria could be.

Tories’ solution to Syrian refugee crisis—murder by remote control

08 September 2015
The Tories’ solution to the Syrian crisis is assassination. 

Fair Play for Palestine demo in Wales shows solidarity movement is growing

08 September 2015
Up to 1,500 Palestine solidarity campaigners marched through Cardiff last Saturday as the Israeli football team played Wales in the Euro 2016 qualifiers.

Protest against Israeli war criminal Binyamin Netanyahu in London

02 September 2015
Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu is set to visit London on Wednesday of next week to meet David Cameron. 

Veolia withdrawal in Jerusalem marks victory for campaign

01 September 2015
Infrastructure firm Veolia has sold its shares in the Jerusalem Light Rail (JLR) network—meaning it has completely ended all business in Israel.

Row over cuts is behind Northern Ireland's crisis

01 September 2015
Official politics in Northern Ireland has been thrown into crisis.

Syrians die under Western bombs

18 August 2015
Eight civilians died in a US strike on Atmeh, northern Syria, last week. 

How ‘age-old’ national identities were invented

11 August 2015
The ideas of nationalism and borders have only developed with the growth of capitalism in the past 400 years, writes Dave Sherry

Britain will continue bombing Iraq for another year

04 August 2015
The RAF is to continue bombing Iraq for at least another year, defence secretary Michael Fallon has revealed.

The nuclear bomb took capitalist logic to its obscene conclusion

04 August 2015
Seventy years after the US dropped a nuclear bomb on the city of Hiroshima, Simon Basketter argues there was no need

Ghada Karmi - 'Dispossession is at the heart of the Palestinian problem'

28 July 2015
Palestinian activist and writer Ghada Karmi, who published a new memoir recently, reflects on the fight for Palestinian rights

Cameron fights for his brutish values - more Islamophobia and war

21 July 2015
David Cameron is on a war footing at home and abroad. He wants parliament to send British planes to bomb Isis forces in Syria and he has launched a new offensive against Muslims in Britain.   

Iran deal reflects weakness of US - and helps ordinary Iranians

14 July 2015
Iranian socialist Nima Soltanzadeh welcomes an historic deal to end economic sanctions that only helped the regime

Aftershock—the brutal truth of Israel's war on Gaza

07 July 2015
A year after Israeli bombs and troops killed thousands in Gaza, Palestinian journalist Mohammed Omer talks to Nick Clark about what he saw there—as well as the continuing oppression and the resistance of ordinary people

Fighting on All Fronts—resisting the slaughter of war across the world

07 July 2015
Donny Gluckstein writes on the new book he has edited on those who fought both against imperialism and fascism during the Second World War

Conflict and war in Syria

02 June 2015
Judith Orr spoke to Syrian socialist Joseph Daher about the resistance, the regime, the West and rise of Isis after more than four years of conflict in the country

Imperial boundaries are being redefined in South East Asia

12 May 2015
China’s ability to exert its influence in neighbouring countries shows the limitations of US imperialism, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Saudi troops seen in Aden

05 May 2015
Around 100 Saudi-led ground troops have arrived in the Yemeni port of Aden. 

Middle Eastern states manoevure in regional power play

07 April 2015
The danger for Western imperialism is that the mess—and with it the Middle East—escapes anyone’s control, writes Alex Callinicos

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