Topic: War and antiwar

  • A breakthrough moment for Palestine?

    Israel's war on Gaza created the potential to turn the cause of Palestine into a mass movement--if we can seize the moment.

  • Five lessons from the heartland

    Here are some practical and political lessons to be drawn from the movement to get Steven Salaita reinstated in his job.

  • The "war on terror" on repeat

    If the threat of al-Qaeda served to animate the "war on terror" in 2001, today, the Islamic State is the justification for war.

  • The U.S. won't fix the disaster it caused in Iraq

    Barack Obama is leading the charge for a new war drive--but turning up the U.S. war machine will only add to the suffering and violence.

  • UIUC should right its wrong

    Steven Salaita spoke publicly for the first time since his university fired him for his "uncivil" tweets criticizing Israel's war crimes.

  • "Civility" versus solidarity

    Supporters of Israel are calling for "civility" on campus--as a way to police of any discourse or activism critical of Zionism.

  • Ugly threats against Palestine solidarity activist

    The president of the Ohio University Student Senate is facing harassment, including death threats, from supporters of Israel.

  • Pressure builds on UIUC to reinstate Salaita

    University of Illinois officials are scrambling to justify the firing of Steven Salaita as an international solidarity campaign finds wider support.

  • Where Zionism meets neoliberalism

    The illegal occupation of Palestine has helped savvy university presidents and trustees earn handsome dividends.

  • Bringing the Palestine struggle to Queens

    Opponents of Israel's war on Palestine are beginning to organize locally in the boroughs to make their voices heard.

  • Free Maryam and Abdulhadi

    Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and Maryam Al-Khawaja are on hunger strike to protest their unjust imprisonment in Bahrain.

  • What came before the terror of today?

    If the U.S. government wants to get at the roots of terrorism, it should look no further than its own support for repressive regimes.

  • Battling the censors at UIUC

    Students, alumni and faculty gathered at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to demand reinstatement for Steven Salaita.

  • Waiting for justice in Afghanistan

    A new report from Amnesty International documents torture and extrajudicial killings by U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

  • Obama's new war in Iraq

    The U.S. government is intensifying its military intervention in Iraq--and flirting with one in Syria--with the claim of "humanitarian" concerns.

  • A matter of academic freedom

    A professor in Turkey has been charged with libel for criticizing a local political leader and his municipal policies.

  • Translating from the Zionism

    The actor and playwright responds to an newspaper ad directed at whipping up pro-Israel support in Hollywood.

  • UIUC's bankrupt case against Steven Salaita

    University officials have broken their silence, but their justifications for the firing of Steven Salaita are even more disturbing.

  • A consistent record against bigotry

    There is no evidence for the claim that the left is becoming desensitized to anti-Semitism or giving bigots a pass.

  • Israel promises to continue the slaughter

    Israel is again raining terror from the skies over Gaza, even as it persists in claiming that its "precision" strikes are a "proportionate" response.

  • Continuing Syria's struggle for freedom

    Syrian revolutionaries are in need of support as they confront the violence of the regime--and of reactionary jihadist groups.

  • Why is the U.S. bombing Iraq?

    The new intervention in Iraq is driven by imperialist interests, not the "humanitarian" concerns stated by U.S. leaders.

  • Jewish voices for justice

    Recent demonstrations have heard passionate calls for support for BDS from Jewish writers, academics and more.

  • A pass for anti-Semitism?

    Our approach to oppression has always been that responsibility for racism never belongs to the oppressed group.

  • Keeping apartheid at Bay

    Protests by Palestine solidarity activists and action by Oakland port workers stopped the unloading of an Israeli-owned ship.