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Imperialism


  • Mass  demo says Trident has got to go
    Mass demo says Trident has got to go
    Tens of thousands of people marched against Trident in London last Saturday in the biggest demonstration against nuclear weapons in a generation.
  • The EUs ‘internationalism’ is a liberal myth
    The EU's ‘internationalism’ is a liberal myth
    It’s not really that surprising that in the Brexit debate the European Union (EU) is portrayed as somehow embodying internationalism. After all, xenophobic Little Englanders such as Tory minister Iain Duncan Smith and Ukip leader Nigel Farage dominate the Leave campaign.
  • Topple the system to disarm Trident warheads
    Topple the system to disarm Trident warheads
    The war on Syria is just one of the 42 conflicts raging across the globe. Amid the quagmire of the US and Russia’s shifting imperialist alliances, the conflict could rapidly escalate.
  • We all lose from Apples iPhone privacy row with FBI
    We all lose from Apple's iPhone privacy row with FBI
    That the US state wants to clamp down on civil liberties is not surprising. That global multinationals are opposing them may be.
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    Defend the boycott of Israel
    Low-ranking Tory minister Matthew Hancock was set to announce plans this week making it harder for councils and other public bodies to boycott Israeli products.
  • Imperial carve-up threatens more war for Syrians
    Imperial carve-up threatens more war for Syrians
    The agony of Syria’s people has not been ended by the deal for a partial ceasefire agreed last week by the major imperialist powers. It was falling apart even before it was implemented.
  • Russias proxy war twists the knife in Syria
    Russia's proxy war twists the knife in Syria
    At a meeting in Manchester last week I heard a Syrian refugee describe his plight and that of his family. It was heartbreaking. Essentially the same story could be told of millions, and their number increases daily.
  • 1916 in Ireland - a rising against empire
    1916 in Ireland - a rising against empire
    At the height of the First World War a rebellion was staged in Britain’s oldest colony. Simon Basketter looks at how Irish rebels took over Dublin 100 years ago
  • Dripping blood from every pore—why Rhodes must fall
    Dripping blood from every pore—why Rhodes must fall
    Oriel College, part of Oxford University, announced this week that having considered all the arguments—in particular those from its wealthy donors—it had decided not to remove a statue of Cecil Rhodes.
  • Waging war in the name of women
    Waging war in the name of women
    Our rulers often push racism to aid their war drives, while telling us they are defending women. Sadie Robinson demolishes their lies—and says liberation can only come from below



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