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Imperialism & War

Grounds for optimism

03 Feb 2011

Israeli socialist Moshé Machover talks to Mark Fischer about the implications of the uprising in Egypt for the whole region

A paper tiger revealed

11 Apr 2024

Israel is acting in an ever more bellicose fashion, doing everything it can to provoke war with Iran. Yassamine Mather looks at the Damascus consulate attack

War on the airwaves

04 Apr 2024

Nation shall speak unto nation. Yassamine Mather looks at the truths, half-truths and outright lies being broadcast to Iranians and asks who was behind the stabbing of Pouria Zeraati

Notes on the war

04 Apr 2024

At this particular juncture the west’s proxy finds itself on the back foot, says Jack Conrad. Doubtless that explains why Donald Tusk is warning Russia that a wider war in Europe is “a real threat”

Through fog of war

04 Apr 2024

First casualty is the truth. Paul Demarty says Al Jazeera should be congratulated for presenting what is probably a fair and accurate account of the October 7 events

Threshold for genocide met

04 Apr 2024

Death toll will climb and climb. Israel’s war on Gaza has reached new depths of depravity - but it won’t stop there, warns Ian Spencer

Promote a second front

28 Mar 2024

Boycotting Israel and its military suppliers can make a real difference when it comes to the court of public opinion. But, complains Tam Dean Burn, some do not take cultural politics seriously

Drug war denialism

28 Mar 2024

Marx called for the toleration of the opium trade. Certainly only the legalisation of drugs can end the sort of ongoing tragedy we are seeing in Haiti, argues Daniel Lazare

Keeping control over Arab street

14 Mar 2024

Israel’s ethnic cleansing and potential genocide in Gaza has seen the region’s autocratic regimes clamp down on popular protests. Yassamine Mather sees anger below and fear above

Distrust your government

14 Mar 2024

What should the communist position be on defence of existing states, national self-determination and war? Marc Mulholland based his talk to Communist University Spring 2024 on this study

We are all Palestinians

14 Mar 2024

Despite the smears, hundreds of thousands are determined to continue showing their solidarity. Ian Spencer reports on last Saturday’s demonstration in London - the 10th since the war on Gaza began

Inspiring debate

07 Mar 2024

Given the awful events in Gaza, Ukraine and the threat of wider bloody conflicts, the CPGB’s Spring 2024 Communist University was fittingly titled ‘Their wars and ours’. Homayoun Kamran reports

Anglo-Iranian relations longue durée

07 Mar 2024

It is vital not to promote illusions in any capitalist global power, argues Mike Macnair. This is an edited version of the online talk given to the ‘Voice of Revolution’ discussion group

House of cowards

07 Mar 2024

Speaker Lindsay Hoyle kept a real Gaza ceasefire off the agenda a few weeks ago in the name of keeping MPs safe. Paul Demarty stands up for the right to protest

Short memory syndrome

29 Feb 2024

SWP members are being told they cannot possibly ‘call for a vote’ for George Galloway, but, as Carla Roberts reminds us, it was a very different story when they operated together in Respect

Consequences of deception

29 Feb 2024

Oslo and the two-state ‘solution’ lay behind the events of October 7, argues Ghada Karmi. Suffice to say, we disagree with her well-meaning one-state ‘solution’

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