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Solidarity with the revolutionaries in Syria

Solidarity with the revolutionaries in Syria Socialists in Syria are warning that the regime of the ruler Bashar al-Assad is trying to crush the last centres of revolutionary resistance.

Twenty years of the West’s bloody war on terror

Twenty years of the West’s bloody war on terror Socialist Worker looks at the destruction wrought by two decades of wars, lifts the lid on the torture that accompanied it, and addresses the Islamophobia that was used to justify it all

Israel continues to terrorise Palestine

Israel continues to terrorise Palestine As Palestinians face severe repression, the threat of a fightback still scares the Israeli leaders. Nick Clark looks at the scale of the crackdown and explains the Israeli political crisis

How the Syrian revolution was lost

How the Syrian revolution was lost A decade on from the beginning of mass protests in Syria, Nick Clark investigates how murderous state repression and Western imperialism drowned resistance

Biden heralds return to US ‘forever wars’

Biden heralds return to US ‘forever wars’ Donald Trump's decision last week to cut back US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq was roundly denounced by what Barack Obama called the “blob”— the mainstream national security establishment, whether Republican or Democratic.

Millions threatened by a famine driven by the coronavirus

Millions threatened by a famine driven by the coronavirus The World Health Organisation recorded a record number of global cases on Sunday.

Erdogan’s imperial play comes undone

03 March 2020
The Brazilian Marxist Ruy Mauro Marini coined the concept of “sub-imperialism” back in the 1960s. The concept applies perfectly to Turkey under president Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Murderers gloat over Isis

29 October 2019
US president Donald Trump gloated after the alleged killing of Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

The Kurds—a history of agony

20 October 2019
The Kurds once again find themselves under attack and under pressure from imperial powers

Imperialists betray the Kurds—again

15 October 2019
The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have denounced Donald Trump’s decision to pull back American troops blocking a Turkish invasion of northern Syria as a “betrayal”. Of course they’re right.

London demonstration shows solidarity with Kurds against Turkish invasion of Syria

13 October 2019
Around 20,000 people marched through London

Donald Trump backs a Turkish invasion of Syria

08 October 2019
Donald Trump gave the go-ahead for a Turkish invasion of northern Syria on Monday in another betrayal of the Kurdish people.

News round up: EU leaders’ cruelty could lead to a ‘sea of blood’

11 June 2019
The risk of migrants and refugees becoming shipwrecked in the Mediterranean and dying at sea is the highest it has ever been, the United Nations has warned.

Say no to ban on Hizbollah

26 February 2019
Home secretary Sajid Javid, in his ongoing grandstanding campaign to be Tory leader, has declared Lebanese group Hizbollah a terrorist organisation.

It’s an outrage that Shamima Begum’s citizenship has been removed

20 February 2019
The withdrawal of citizenship is a huge punishment, delivered without trial. But it has come to be almost routine.

EU border force Frontex - now with guns to use on migrants

11 September 2018
When the Syrian regime begins its latest bloody assault on its own people, politicians in Europe will be ready to feign sorrow for the victims.

Idlib attack deepens bloody Syria war

04 September 2018
The Syrian regime was gearing up for its final assault on rebels this week—beginning one of its final acts in its long and bloody counter-revolution.

Assad army on verge of victory in Syrian war

23 July 2018
Assad’s regime has almost finished off the last pockets of resistance in southern Syria, says?Nick Clark

Borders trap refugees in Syria

03 July 2018
Thousands of people have fled after the Syrian regime and Russian forces launched a fresh assault on rebel-held Daraa in south west Syria

How the Tory ‘hostile environment’ policies hit Syrian refugees

09 May 2018
Some refugees faced benefit sanctions as a result of undertaking English language tuition

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