Topic: War and antiwar

  • The anti-Semitic friends of Israel

    Why are Israel's right-wing leaders unfazed by the anti-Semitism of Donald Trump's advisers and the far-right parties of Europe?

  • The awful lessons of internment

    The same poisonous conditions that led to Japanese internment are building up in 2016. This time, the target is Muslims.

  • What connects el-Sisi and Trump

    With capitalism in quasi-permanent crisis, the masses of people have lost confidence in traditional political elites to provide answers.

  • Resisting the policies of impoverishment

    Egypt's Revolutionary Socialists call on the labor movement to urgently mobilize against the further impoverishment of workers.

  • Behind the upheaval in Morocco

    Mass protests in Morocco following the killing of a fishmonger come at a time when activists are being attacked by the state.

  • The end of democracy in Turkey

    The left-wing People's Democratic Party demands the release of party leaders and an end to the Turkish government's repression.

  • The Western left and the Syrian war

    At the core of the left's debate about Syria is the hesitancy--or outright refusal--of some to embrace the pro-democracy revolt of 2011.

  • PSU won't abide apartheid

    After months of patient organizing, students at Portland State University won a resolution to divest their campus from Israeli apartheid.

  • Standing against barbarism

    Those loyal to the hopes created by the Arab Spring revolts must condemn the terror falling from the sky, whatever its source.

  • Saudi Arabia inflicts a nightmare in Yemen

    Western governments, including the U.S., have to be held responsible for the role they play in the growing death toll in Yemen.

  • Opposing war means opposing dictatorship

    An "antiwar" alliance has formed to protest the U.S. empire, but it excuses the crimes of the Syrian regime and its Russian backer.

  • Neutrality is not an option

    The Modern Language Association should not hesitate when a living, breathing struggle against colonialism asks for our support.

  • In defense of Christoph Glanz

    Israel's attack machine is again attempting to smear a pro-Palestine activist by hurling false charges of anti-Semitism.

  • Will the left hear the cries from Aleppo?

    In the face of a humanitarian horror, a part of the U.S. left wants to absolve Assad and Russia of their crimes in Syria--and blame only the U.S.

  • U.S. steps up its role in Saudi war on Yemen

    The idea that the U.S. has only now entered into war on Yemen in reaction to unprovoked attacks on its warships is absurd.

  • Anti-Palestine smear tactics in Indiana

    Activists in Indiana organizing in solidarity with Palestine are being subjected to false accusations spread anonymously.

  • A nightmare in the making for Mosul

    The looming assault by U.S. and Iraqi forces to retake Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, from ISIS forces will have dire humanitarian consequences.

  • Revolución y reacción en Siria

    Antes de la fracasada tregua negociada entre EE.UU. y Rusia, los habitantes de Alepo habían quebrado el sitio impuesto por el régimen.

  • A SUPER campaign for BDS

    Students at Portland State University are pressing for divestment from four companies that profit from Israeli apartheid.

  • Fighting the anti-BDS backlash

    The BDS movement has a wider audience than ever, but it also faces an onslaught against it by defenders of Israeli apartheid.

  • A deal that will bring neither peace nor justice

    A group of antiwar activists are speaking out against the U.S.-Russia "peace deal" for Syria that has only intensified the suffering.

  • BDS won't be silenced by their blacklist

    Palestine solidarity activists are confronting the latest incarnation of McCarthyite attacks on their movement: the Canary Mission online blacklist.

  • Stereotypes and scapegoating after Chelsea

    Bombings in New York and New Jersey and a mass stabbing in Minnesota have kicked off a new cycle of fear, confusion, bigotry and political opportunism.

  • The cease-fire that will increase war in Syria

    The U.S. and Russian cease-fire agreement in Syria--if it holds--is a plan to escalate violence and repression, not achieve peace or justice.

  • From defiance to solidarity in Alexandria

    Shipyard workers in Egypt are still waiting for a verdict in their military trial--but a defense campaign is winning wider support.