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Imperialism


The war on terror left a lasting sinister legacy

03 November 2015
The “war on terror” was always a lie. The West had to find an enemy to help it win support for its imperialist project.

Letters

03 November 2015
Last week the Guardian newspaper published a statement signed by 343 British academics pledging not to cooperate with Israeli academic institutions. By Friday this list had risen to over 500.

Protest against Egypt’s butcher el-Sisi in November

27 October 2015
Protesters will demonstrate against Egypt’s dictator Abdel Fattah el-Sisi when he arrives on an official visit to Britain next week.

‘You can’t make life hell and expect us to comply’ – Palestinians speak out

27 October 2015
A spate of stabbings by Palestinians in Israel has led to howls of anger in the mainstream media—but this ignores the real violence, reports Nick Clark

More than arms—Britain's link with Saudi Arabia's despotic ruling family

20 October 2015
Saudi Arabia is notorious for its human rights abuses, its treatment of women and migrant workers. Yet it enjoys a cosy relationship with Britain’s rulers. Dave Sewell explains why

Israel is to blame for new outbreak of violence

20 October 2015
The outbreak of Palestinian resistance has continued with protests and stabbing attacks against Israeli soldiers and civilians.

Fury in Turkey after bombing

13 October 2015
Strikes and protests gripped Turkey on Monday and Tuesday of this week in response to the ­bombing of a peace march last Saturday—and the government’s attempts to deflect blame. 

Bombs will worsen the situation for Syria - whether Western or Russian

13 October 2015
The Tories want to push forward with proposals to join the US in bombing Syria. They claim this will stop the rise of Isis and make Britain safer.

‘Britishness’ is a sham that only serves the ruling class

13 October 2015
David Cameron has said that Jeremy Corbyn has a “Britain-hating ideology”. He meant that Corbyn disagrees with him on the need to wage bloody wars.

Planning the end of Europe's empires—the 1945 Pan-African Congress

13 October 2015
In 1945 Pan-African nationalists met in Manchester to debate the fight against racism and imperialism. Only 200 people attended the event. But the meeting helped plant the seeds of revolt across a continent, writes Ken Olende

Peace was bombed in Turkey - eyewitness report from Ankara

11 October 2015
Two bombs exploded at a peace demonstration in Turkey's capital Ankara yesterday, Saturday.

Syrian intervention is no solution - say no to attacks from Washington and Moscow

06 October 2015
The Tories are talking up the prospect of winning a vote for airstrikes in Syria.

Crackdown in old city of Jerusalem

06 October 2015
A crackdown has left 77 Palestinians injured by live rounds and rubber bullets in clashes with Israeli settlers in the West Bank and Jerusalem last Sunday.

Syria is a battlefield of imperialist rivalry

06 October 2015
Russia’s military intervention in Syria has confirmed the most basic reality of the war—outside powers increasingly dominate Syria’s fate. 

Outrage over ‘war crime’ as US bombs kill 22 people in an Afghan hospital

06 October 2015
US bombs killed 22 people in a hospital in Kunduz in northern Afghanistan last Saturday. The dead included 12 doctors and ten patients. 

Big powers row over military intervention in Syria at United Nations talks

29 September 2015
The world’s rulers were debating plans for Syria at the United Nations in New York as Socialist Worker went to press.

Action targets arms fair over sales to Israel

15 September 2015
Activists ended a week of protests against arms sales to Israel last Saturday.

Fear of growing support for Kurds lies behind Turkey's new attack

15 September 2015
Ron Margulies from the DSIP socialist group in Istanbul explains Turkey’s latest assault on the Kurds

David Cameron plays party politics in Syria

15 September 2015
Expect to hear a lot about military action in Syria in the next few weeks, writes Alex Callinicos. This is all about David Cameron playing party politics. It doesn’t mean that Britain is about to weigh seriously into the war in Syria.

Tories’ solution to Syrian refugee crisis—murder by remote control

08 September 2015
The Tories’ solution to the Syrian crisis is assassination. 

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