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Imperialism


Bombing Iraq will only intensify a crisis caused by imperialism

12 August 2014
The rise of sectarianism and the Islamic State is a direct result of the US’s divide and rule strategy—more intervention will only make the problem it created worse, writes Judith Orr

Hatreds spawned by the West - the myth of the intolerant Middle East

12 August 2014
Violence in the Middle East is often blamed on age old religious hatred. But the region's history is of coexistence—until imperialist superpowers tore it apart, argues Ken Olende

US bombs will make Iraq's crisis worse

08 August 2014
US forces launched a new bombing campaign on northern Iraq today, Friday.

Arms factory occupation and Palestine protests heap pressure on Cameron

07 August 2014
The occupation of an Israeli-owned drone factory in Staffordshire came to an end last night as police scaled the roof to arrest the protesters.

Israel, Terror State - The West's attack dog has got to go!

05 August 2014
As Israel unleashes its state terror against Palestinians in Gaza bombing schools and murdering civilians a wave of revulsion has swept across Britain and the world.

Israel—the state built for murder

05 August 2014
Decades of US military investment helped make Israel the monster it is today. Anne Alexander examines the special relationship at the heart of imperialism in the Middle East

Only workers can end our rulers’ barbaric world of war

05 August 2014
The news has been dominated by the outbreak of the First World War and Israel’s assault on Gaza.

The great betrayal of Palestine by the Arab ruling classes

29 July 2014
Arab leaders condemn Israel. But their ties to Western imperialism mean they aren’t real allies in the fight for Palestinian liberation, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

This is a war Israel may come to regret

29 July 2014
There is a ghastly familiarity about Israel’s assault on Gaza. The scenes of carnage and destruction inflicted by the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) recall very similar scenes during Operation Cast Lead in 2008-9.

Protesters fill the streets of central London in solidarity with Palestine

26 July 2014
Up to 100,000 people filled the streets of central London today, Saturday, in protest at Israel's continuing assault on Gaza.

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.

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.

The real cost of the Commonwealth Games

22 July 2014
Millions of pounds have been poured into the Commonwealth Games, opening in Glasgow’s East End this week. But whoever wins, it certainly won’t be ordinary people in the area, write Charlotte Ahmed and Raymie Kiernan

Capitalist competition breeds bloody wars

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

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.

Syria - the regime makes people suffer in rebel held areas

22 July 2014
Ghayath Naisse, a Syrian socialist in the Revolutionary Left Current, compares life in government and rebel held zones

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.

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.

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