Topic: War and antiwar

  • A backlash against solidarity in Lebanon

    After plans for a rally in defense of refugees drew death threats, members of Lebanon's Socialist Forum are calling for solidarity.

  • The U.S. destroys Mosul in order to not save it

    The U.S.-led drive to eradicate ISIS forces in Mosul has succeeded--but at a terrible price to the people who live in what was once Iraq's second-largest city.

  • San Diego stands with Nabra

    San Diego was one of several cities where vigils were held against Islamophobia after the murder of Nabra Hassanen in Virginia.

  • The start of Turkey's hot summer?

    A rally by as many as 2 million people in Istanbul is the latest sign that Turkey's discontent can't be crushed out by the regime's crackdown.

  • Morocco takes to the streets

    A Moroccan activist describes the political climate in the country as protests have mounted, threatening the corrupt regime.

  • Gaza reels from electricity cuts

    Israel's siege of Gaza has already created a dire humanitarian crisis, but now, Gaza only receives two hours of electricity per day.

  • Justice denied on Trump's Muslim ban

    The Supreme Court's restoration of parts of Trump's Islamophobic travel ban is a travesty that must be contested in the streets.

  • Afghanistan under the Trump regime

    Two journalists talk about what's the same and what's different--but mostly the same--about the U.S. war in Afghanistan since Trump took office.

  • Nabra Hassanen had more than one murderer

    A young man is behind bars for Nabra Hassanen's murder, but there are many other people responsible for promoting deadly anti-Muslim hate.

  • These workers shouldn't go to jail for protesting

    Labor and human rights activists in Egypt speak out against prison sentences for cement workers who held a peaceful protest.

  • What's at stake in the crisis over Qatar?

    A left-wing author explains the sources of the brewing conflict that led Saudi Arabia and other countries to cut ties with Qatar.

  • Countering anti-Muslim hate around the U.S.

    "Anti-Sharia law" protests in over 20 cities were met with counterprotests that vastly outnumbered the bigots in many places.

  • The bigots behind the "anti-Sharia" marches

    Islamophobic marches planned for a number of cities are contributing to the climate of violence fueled by racist politicians like Donald Trump.

  • I spy with all your little eyes

    The government's "If you see something, say something" policy has a long history, but it takes on a new meaning in the Internet era.

  • We are all Copts

    The Revolutionary Socialists of Egypt condemn a massacre in Minya that targeted Coptic Christians, including many children.

  • The uses and abuses of anti-Semitism

    Anti-Semitic attacks are rising in the Trump era, but false charges of anti-Semitism are also used to suppress Palestine solidarity.

  • We stand with the hunger strikers

    A U.S. solidarity organization joins workers across the world in standing with Palestinian prisoners who have been on hunger strike.

  • Resistance in the face of a regime crackdown

    A U.S. author describes the state of fear she encountered on a visit to Turkey--and the continuing protests against the regime.

  • Not a laughing matter

    The conviction of a protester who laughed during Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing is symbolic of a wider crackdown on dissent.

  • The hunger strikers need us to speak out

    One in four Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails is on a hunger strike, in defiance of all attempts to break their resistance.

  • Trump turns up the terror

    His stepped-up military aggression, from threats against North Korea to the use of the "mother of all bombs," won't stop terrorism, but only fuel it.

  • Anger erupts over Turkey's rigged referendum

    Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed victory for his referendum to grab more power, but brazen fraud has led to continuing protests.

  • Does the U.S. want regime change in Syria?

    An award-winning journalist answers our questions about the situation in Syria after Trump's missile strike and what the future could hold.

  • Separating fact from fake news

    Trump has taken the U.S. government practice of lying to a new level, but the left can't start creating its own "alternative facts" to oppose him.

  • Horrified by Trump and Assad

    We condemn the relentless, cruel attacks of the Assad regime, but we also condemn U.S. bombing and military forces in Syria.