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Imperialism


Concerning Violence—a powerful depiction of the struggle against oppression

02 December 2014
Director Goran Olsson new film is a first hand account of the anti-colonial struggles in Africa—and calls on us to carry on the fight today, writes Saba Shiraz

Israeli repression lies behind Jerusalem violence

18 November 2014
An attack on a Jerusalem synagogue today, Tuesday, provoked outrage among politicians and in the media.

Missing in Mexico

11 November 2014
The kidnap of 43 students in Mexico exposes links between politicians, drugs and imperialism, writes Dave Sewell

Riots in East Jerusalem after Israeli provocation

11 November 2014
Riots have spread across occupied East Jerusalem. 

US bombs won't bring liberation in Syria

28 October 2014
Syrian revolutionary socialist Joseph Daher writes on Western intervention

Imperialism and struggles for national liberation

28 October 2014
Tomáš Tengely-Evans explains how a socialist response to demands for ‘national liberation’ have to take into account the role of imperialism

Pro-western oligarchs set to win majority in Ukraine elections

28 October 2014
Counting in Ukraine’s parliamentary election was ongoing as Socialist Worker went to press.

The West is no friend of the Kurds

14 October 2014
Kurdish oppression has been made and perpetuated by imperialism, and liberation will not be brought by its arms or compromises with it, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

US imperialism is still in crisis—build opposition to Obama’s messy war

30 September 2014
The West 's rulers are preparing for a long war in the Middle, but there’s no prospect of a simple rerun of the George W Bush years

As British jets join raids on Iraq - Protest against the war

30 September 2014
British warplanes joined the third attack on Iraq in less than 25 years after a vote in Westminster on Friday of last week.

The soldiers that Empire forgot

30 September 2014
Troops from Europe’s empires who fought in the First World War were quickly erased from official histories. They are remembered by John Siblon

Tories prepare to join war after US bombing spreads to Syria

23 September 2014
Cruise missiles rained down on Syria from fighter jets, Predator and Reaper drones and from the sea on Tuesday of this week.

Don't pour fuel on the fire in Iraq and Syria

23 September 2014
Western politicians are beating the drums of war. The US began bombing Syria on Tuesday. It is already bombing Iraq—and Britain could soon join the attacks. 

US begins sending 3,000 troops to Liberia

23 September 2014
The US is sending 3,000 troops to Liberia, west Africa, in the next month. It claims it is to deal with the Ebola crisis, and so far insists that it is just a matter of logistics and engineering.

Say no to war on Syria and Iraq

23 September 2014
Syrian socialist speaks out against the West's bombs

An empire bathed in blood: when Britannia ruled the waves

23 September 2014
In a desperate bid to head off a Scottish Yes vote, David Cameron evoked a mythical British Empire that had given democracy to the poor and freedom to the slaves. Here Ken Olende looks back at what life was really like when Britannia ruled the waves

The limits of Scottish nationalism

09 September 2014
The Scottish National Party is making headway as the independence referendum nears, but, says Iain Ferguson, the party is trapped by its attempt to please both the rich and the poor at the same time

Stop David Cameron's plan to join US bombing of Iraq

09 September 2014
David Cameron, backed by Labour Party leaders and the Lib Dems, is preparing to bomb Iraq again. It will only make matters worse if he does order a return to British attacks.

US power is in crisis from Iraq to Ukraine

09 September 2014
Amid the hubbub of media and official commentary on and denunciation of the jihadi Islamic State (Isis), only one thing is clear—no one has a clue what to do.

Ukraine crisis and the two imperialisms

02 September 2014
The Ukraine crisis is a paradoxical situation—a conflict between two imperial powers, both of which see themselves as acting defensively, writes Alex Callinicos

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