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Tories try to turn Paris tragedy into a new war—Don't bomb Syria

24 November 2015
David Cameron wants to exploit the shock of the Paris attacks to start bombing Syria, reports Judith Orr

West's intervention caused Mali chaos

24 November 2015
Unidentified gunmen stormed the Radisson luxury hotel in Mali’s capital of Bamako on Friday of last week. They killed at least 27 people.

Atrocities make good excuses for warmongers

24 November 2015
Politicians have always used atrocities to justify their own bloody wars, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Repression and war make us all less safe

17 November 2015
The shock of the terrible deaths in Paris has led to an outpouring of international solidarity from ordinary people.

Syria - West's bombs don't bring liberation

17 November 2015
The US has launched new extended airstrikes in eastern Syria. French jets bombed the city of Raqqa.

Lebanon’s elite turns terror backlash against refugees

17 November 2015
The editorial committee of Al Manshour (Socialist Forum) in Lebanon report from Beirut in the aftermath of last week’s deadly suicide bomb attack

Our job is to defeat imperialism, not Isis

17 November 2015
Positively the stupidest thing said about the Paris attacks came from the French president, Francois Hollande, when he denounced them as an “act of war”. Of course they were, but this war didn’t start on Friday of last week.

After the Paris attacks: No to racism—no to war

17 November 2015
The world was horrified by shootings and suicide bombings that killed at least 129 people in Paris on Friday of last week.

How does revolt end war?

10 November 2015
Imperialism and international competition lies behind wars the world over. But if capitalism causes war, what ends it? Dave Sewell looks at the revolts that stopped the slaughter

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

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.

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

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.

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