Topic: War and antiwar

  • When soldiers declared peace on earth

    One hundred years ago, soldiers on opposing sides in the First World War showed the power that people without rank and privilege possess.

  • Embracing apartheid

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

  • UAW 2865 makes history

    The academic workers union at the University of California has become the first U.S. union to call for divestment from Israel.

  • Inside the CIA's torture chambers

    A Senate report on the CIA's use of torture offers a staggering look at the horrors inflicted in the name of the "war on terror."

  • What the U.S. war on ISIS looks like from Iraq

    An author and journalist recently returned from Iraq talks about conditions in the Middle East as the U.S. war on ISIS continues to take its toll.

  • No justice from Sisi's judges

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

  • A historic vote for a UC union

    The 13,000 academic student employees of UAW Local 2865 are voting on whether to join the BDS campaign against apartheid.

  • America's longest war gets even longer

    Barack Obama issued a secret directive contradicting his claim that the combat role for U.S. troops in Afghanistan will end.

  • 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.

  • Mubarak gets away with murder

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

  • Planning for BDS at Stanford

    The Stanford University community turned out to hear Palestinian students talk about organizing against Israel's apartheid.

  • Still a war for oil and empire

    Obama needs the mantle of humanitarian intervention to win over a public tired of killing and dying for imperialism in the Middle East.

  • Conflict Kitchen cooks again

    A take-out eatery and art project serving Palestinian food has reopened after a death threat forced it to close briefly.

  • 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.

  • Time for unions to get on board with BDS

    Members of the academic student workers union at University of California campuses are voting on a crucial BDS resolution.

  • A travesty of a verdict against Rasmea Odeh

    An icon of the Palestinian American community has been found guilty after the federal government's unjust prosecution.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Eight reasons to oppose Obama's (new) war

    SocialistWorker.org explains why the U.S. government's war on ISIS will make the world more violent, more oppressive and less safe.

  • Imperialist feminism

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Why is the antiwar struggle weak today?

    The reaction to Barack Obama's launching of a new war in Iraq couldn't be more different to what greeted George Bush's invasion. Why?

  • 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.