Topic: War and antiwar

  • 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.

  • The betrayal of the Kurds

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

  • The fearleaders for war

    The rise of ISIS has been the excuse for politicians and the media to spew Islamphobia--as part of a campaign to win support for more war.

  • 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.

  • Kobanê, the Kurds and the Syrian revolution

    A Syrian revolutionary argues that the fates of the Kurdish national struggle and the Syrian revolution are linked together.

  • 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.

  • Pinkwashing at The Advocate

    The Advocate refused to run my article on Israel's pinkwashing after seeking to remove words like "apartheid" and "occupation."

  • Betrayal on all sides

    The Kurdish city of Kobanê in northern Syria has stood alone against an onslaught by ISIS fighters, abandoned by world and regional powers.

  • Israel's war on Gaza is no game

    Activists protested a preseason game between the NBA's Brooklyn Nets and the Maccabi Tel Aviv team from Israel.

  • Steven Salaita is speaking out

    Steven Salaita, the professor fired for his tweets denouncing Israel's war on Gaza, spoke at four campuses in Chicago.