Topic: War and antiwar

  • The PA cracks down on dissent

    The Palestinian Authority passed a law that would jail those whose speech on social media allegedly threatens "social harmony."

  • The enduring disaster

    Trump's new strategy in Afghanistan is Obama's plan, dressed up with a lot of bravado. There's been zero change in policy.

  • Ten facts to remember about the Iraq War

    As Trump threatens new wars, it's worth remembering several things about the 2003 drive to war in Iraq--and the aftermath.

  • Chelsea Manning's uncompromising fight

    Chelsea Manning has played a vital role in exposing the lies at the heart of U.S. wars and American imperialism.

  • Don't let fear be the lesson

    A renowned scholar is returning to the U.S. without a job in academia, but he doesn't regret his defense of the Palestinian struggle.

  • No place for pinkwashing

    Pro-Israel marchers say they were unfairly barred from Chicago Dyke March, but they were there to disrupt a pro-Palestine event.

  • Morocco continues to rise up

    The revolt in Morocco's Rif region is far from over, despite attempts by the monarchy to prevent a snowball effect in the country.

  • Deconstructing Israeli mythology

    Ilan Pappe's Ten Myths About Israel is an excellent book for anyone trying to separate fact from the fiction used to justify Zionism.

  • 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.