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Iran in revolt - Iranian socialists on what sparked the protests and why they matter

05 January 2018
Nick Clark spoke to two Iranian socialists, Nima Soltanzadeh and Massoud, about what lies behind the recent protests—and what they mean for the struggle

Tim’s view - Ahed Tamimi

27 December 2017
A military court in Israel has extended the detention of a Palestinian teenager who was filmed slapping Israeli soldiers.

A colonial massacre in Africa fully revealed for the first time

25 December 2017
Eighty years ago a colonial massacre of over 20,000 people was carried out by Italian fascist forces in Ethiopia

Trump visit to Britain will be announced ‘soon’ as he showers money on the rich

20 December 2017
Prepare for mass protest, workplace action, student walkouts and occupations.

As Boris Johnson calls for more Middle East intervention - get the Tories out

07 December 2017
Not wishing to be outdone by Donald Trump, foreign secretary Boris Johnson has said that Britain should return to the Middle East.

Fury in Palestine as Trump declares Jerusalem ‘capital of Israel’

06 December 2017
A speech by Donald Trump could trigger a new wave of Palestinian resistance—and protests in solidarity across the Middle East.

China on collision course?

05 December 2017
China could be on the road to consolidating its rise into a world capitalist superpower. Dave Sewell looks at what its Belt and Road Initiative means for globalisation—and imperialism

Robert Mugabe—how an anti-colonialist hero became an authoritarian nationalist

21 November 2017
Robert Mugabe was a hero of the struggle against colonialism and first leader of independent Zimbabwe. He then became a compromiser with imperialism—and finally a dictator.

Is Putin pulling the strings?

18 November 2017
Politicians and commentators seem to think anything that goes wrong can be blamed on Russian spybots on Twitter. But the truth is scarier still, warns Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Stop the drive to a new war in Middle East

14 November 2017
The prospect of another war hangs over the Middle East—this time in Lebanon.

The scandal of Israel’s occupation of the Golan Heights is bigger than Priti Patel

08 November 2017
Priti Patel, the Tory international development minister, is expected to be sacked over secret deals to fund Israel’s army in the occupied Golan Heights.

Trump goads Iran in race to grab Syrian territories

17 October 2017
US president Donald Trump is edging closer to conflict with Iran as the two states jostle for control in Syria.

Hamas could give up control of Gaza after ten years of brutal Israeli siege

03 October 2017
Palestinian resistance group Hamas could give up control of the government in the Gaza Strip after ten years under siege by Israel.

Vietnam—a graveyard for the US’s imperial ambitions

26 September 2017
A new ten-part documentary sets itself up as the definitive account of the Vietnam War. It brings out new voices and footage, but obscures the truth

'We're opposing Trump's drive to war', say South Korean socialists

15 September 2017
Members of Workers' Solidarity, Socialist Worker's sister newspaper in South Korea, spoke about what's behind the nuclear tensions—and how the South Korean working class movement is responding

Nato hypocrites are feeding the drive to war

12 September 2017
The conflict is a consequence of the US decision, after the collapse of the Soviet Union, to expand Nato

Donald Trump’s showdown with North Korea risks disaster

04 September 2017
Threats against the US’s imperial rivals China and North Korea are reckless and dangerous

Kill capitalism—before it kills us

29 August 2017
Residents of Hokkaido, Japan, were woken up early on Tuesday morning by sirens, loudspeaker announcements and phone alerts telling them to seek cover immediately.

In Qatar, Yemen and Gaza, power play of Saudis and Iran brings new danger

29 August 2017
An economic blockade led by US ally Saudi Arabia backfired spectacularly as Qatar announced it had reopened full diplomatic ties with Iran last week.

War without end in Afghanistan

26 August 2017
After sixteen years of occupation the US is preparing to send thousands more troops to Afghanistan. Nick Clark argues it could be the graveyard of empire

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