International

  • A new opening for the left in Greece

    A political crisis for Greece's rulers could lead to a general election in the first months of 2015--and a victory for the left.

  • Voices from Ayotzinapa tell their story

    The father of one of the missing 43 students in Mexico joins two fellow students for a discussion about Ayotzinapa and the struggle for justice.

  • From siege to reaction

    The narrative from the media and politicians after a hostage standoff in Australia was that this was Islamist terrorism.

  • Embracing apartheid

    Israel’s cabinet has voted for racist laws that, if approved by parliament, will upgrade Israel’s status as an apartheid state.

  • No justice from Sisi's judges

    Egypt's Revolutionary Socialists issued a statement denouncing the court decision that freed ex-dictator Hosni Mubarak.

  • Soul-searching in the PFLP

    The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine is back in the headlines after a recent attack carried out in Jerusalem.

  • Hungary's war on women

    A public-service campaign by the Hungarian government has provoked global outrage by blaming women for sexual violence.

  • Mubarak gets away with murder

    A court has dismissed murder charges against Hosni Mubarak for the deaths of protesters during the 2011 uprising.

  • Ayotzinapa rumbles across Mexico

    Angry protests over the disappearance of 43 students at the hands of police are growing ahead of what could be the largest day of action yet.

  • 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.