International

  • Running scared of the UK Greens

    The argument from Britain's mainstream parties against voting for a radical alternative is that they're "unelectable."

  • A shield for the marginalized

    I was one of those who made a revolution that toppled two dictators--and we are crossing our fingers it will topple the third.

  • Israel tightens the noose in East Jerusalem

    Weeks of violence inflicted by Israeli military forces and settler vigilantes is the reason why tensions are at the boiling point in East Jerusalem.

  • The war games off Cyprus

    With a growing conflict over Cyprus involving regional and international powers, the Greek left must oppose their wars.

  • Their deal to wreck the planet

    The U.S.-China agreement doesn't come close to cutting CO2 emissions on a scale necessary to stop climate change.

  • Why was NUMSA expelled?

    The expulsion of the metalworkers' union from the main union federation in South Africa is part of a political realignment.

  • Anger boils over in Mexico

    The growing unrest over the disappearance of 43 students reached a new stage with protests and student strikes across Mexico.

  • Afghanistan, Osama bin Laden and the CIA

    The roots of ISIS lie in the U.S. arming and training of brutal mujahideen fighters in Afghanistan in the 1980s.

  • Imperialist feminism

    U.S. leaders use the cause of women's rights as a cynical excuse for imperialism--and liberals are the worst offenders.

  • Israeli denial and the Nakba

    An Israeli filmmaker who grew up on an illegal settlement has made a film about the collective denial of ethnic cleansing in 1948.

  • What led to the battle for Kobanê?

    ISIS didn't emerge out of nowhere--it was able to grow because of specific conditions that U.S. imperialism is responsible for.

  • What's next in Burkina Faso?

    After 27 years in power, the dictator Blaise Compaoré was finally removed from power after massive demonstrations.

  • Hungary beats an Internet tax

    Protests by thousands of Hungarians have forced the government to back down on its plan to impose a tax on Internet usage.

  • The inadequate Brand?

    Left-wing actor Russell Brand is being dismissed as an unserious gasbag--but has anyone looked at his critics?

  • The eternal "thank you"

    After 14 years of the "war on terror," the countless ceremonies and "thank yous" to military veterans need to be questioned.

  • The war for the Middle East

    U.S. air strikes have as much to do with stopping ISIS violence as the invasion of Iraq did with weapons of mass destruction.

  • Reacting to violence with scapegoating

    The attacks on soldiers in Canada will be used to toughen security laws, limit civil liberties and build up police agencies.

  • The betrayal of the Kurds

    Despite their occasional claims, Western leaders have never cared about self-determination for the Kurdish people.

  • Youth and the revolutionary process

    Two members of Marea Socialista Youth in Venezuela talk about the role of youth in the struggles that are shaping the future.

  • The challenges ahead in Venezuela

    A Venezuelan socialist talks about the state of the revolutionary process and the conflicts that will shape the country’s future.

  • Students keep up the fight in Mexico

    October 22 will be a day of action for the student protesters who were murdered and abducted by police in southern Mexico.

  • Why did Britain recognize Palestine?

    The British Parliament's vote to recognize Palestinian statehood is symbolic, but offers an opening for the liberation movement.

  • Solidarité avec Gaza

    A socialist in France is among those facing charges for defying the government's ban on pro-Palestine protests this summer.

  • A new speed record for broken promises

    Days after vowing to hand over new powers to Scotland, British political leaders were debating which powers to take away.

  • Suffering and survival after the war on Gaza

    Israel's 51-day assault imposed a terrible toll on the people of Gaza--and the apartheid state is seeking to continue the pressure.