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Imperialism


Capitalist competition breeds bloody wars

22 July 2014
The news seems to drip with horror wherever you look.

Israel - choking on the racist poison it rests on

22 July 2014
The response in Israel to the attacks on Gaza has exposed a society consumed by the violence implicit in the Zionist enterprise.

The Commonwealth is a club for a declining empire

22 July 2014
The Commonwealth is one of the British Empire’s last vestiges—indeed, the games were launched as the British Empire Games in 1930.

Imperialist rivalry is to blame for MH17 plane deaths

22 July 2014
Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down in eastern Ukraine above territory held by pro-Russian separatists on Thursday of last week.

Rage against Israel as bloody offensive batters Gaza

22 July 2014
As Israel’s relentless attacks on Gaza claim hundreds of Palestinian lives, hundreds of thousands of people around the world are rising up in anger. There were protests every day last week.

British firms are making a killing out of Israeli terror

22 July 2014
When Israeli forces mow down Palestinians in Gaza they can count on help from across the world—including Britain.

Gaza resident speaks out as Israel attacks

08 July 2014
Israeli airstrikes killed nine people in Gaza on Monday of this week—and the bombardment is continuing. Fawzi al-Massri, a Gaza resident, spoke to Socialist Worker.

West is losing control in the Middle East

01 July 2014
With Israel lashing out at the Palestinians and the prospect of more lethal air strikes over Gaza, the Middle East is again engulfed in conflict.

Rose Gentle - my boy was killed because of Blair’s lies about Iraq

24 June 2014
On Saturday of this week it will be ten years since my son Gordon was killed in Iraq. I get really upset when I look at Iraq now, as my boy was killed for lies.

Threat of war looms closer in Iraq as Isis take strategic towns

24 June 2014
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis) has continued its spectacular advances in Western Iraq. It seized more Sunni Muslim majority towns near the capital Baghdad, as well as all the country’s western border crossings.

A line in the sand: The great carve-up of the Middle East

24 June 2014
Many of the modern borders in the Middle East were created by a secret agreement between imperial powers Britain and France during the First World War, explains Annette Mackin

Exposed - the limits of US power

24 June 2014
The crisis in Iraq shows the weakness of the US — and that means movements from below can strike blows against the whole system, Alex Callinicos tells Socialist Worker

The Arab revolutions mix despair and hope

24 June 2014
Only in the most mechanical understanding of history do relations of oppression and exploitation automatically translate into revolution. 

Air war is breaking the Pakistani government—but not the Taliban

17 June 2014
An attack on Karachi airport exposed how weak the deadly conflict has left Pakistan’s rulers, writes Geoff Brown

'British values' are a myth that serves the bosses

17 June 2014
What are the ‘British values’ the Tories want to promote? Nothing but lies meant to hide the crimes of Empire and bind workers to bosses’ interests, argues Raymie Kiernan

The West wrecked Iraq last time—Don't let them do it again

17 June 2014
Tony Blair has called for a new war on Iraq in the wake of the crisis erupting in the country.

Documents show British ministers ordered torture in Northern Ireland

10 June 2014
British government ministers sanctioned the use of torture against prisoners in Northern Ireland in the early 1970s.

CIA-backed general makes a bid for power in Libya

06 June 2014
Western backed general Khalifa Haftar is attempting a coup in Libya. On 18 May he attacked the national parliament and rival militias.

The US imperialist project failed in Afghanistan

03 June 2014
What happened to the “war on terror”? 

Why we're marching against the Nato gang of warmongers

03 June 2014
Imperialists are set to descend on Newport, South Wales, for a Nato summit this August. Tomas Tengely-Evans explains why people should oppose them

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