Topic: War and antiwar

  • Commemorating Nakba 2015

    May 15 was the anniversary of the "Nakba"--the Arabic word used to describe the ethnic cleansing of Palestine to establish Israel.

  • They want to outlaw Palestine solidarity

    Pro-Israel politicians are pushing laws to punish institutions and corporations that boycott Israel in support of Palestinian rights.

  • Support Egyptian labor leaders

    We stand with fired labor leaders at the Mahalla textile factory, which has been a stronghold of resistance for nearly a decade.

  • Don't thank me on Memorial Day

    I am not proud of my so-called "service" to the flailing dinosaur of an empire that calls itself the U.S. of A.

  • Is ISIS winning the Facebook war?

    U.S. officials and the mainstream media are reeling from the revelation that militant groups like ISIS...use the Internet.

  • It's time to boycott Ben & Jerry's

    Appealing to Ben & Jerry's "conscience" won't achieve our objective of getting the company to cut its ties to Israel.

  • Do Black lives matter in Israel?

    Protests by Ethiopian Jews in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem bear more than a passing resemblance to the Baltimore Rebellion.

  • Netanyahu's racist government

    Israel's prime minister has appointed a justice minister who openly calls for genocide against the Palestinian people.

  • Pamela Geller's war on Muslims

    The right-wing Islamophobes are trying to exploit the shootings at an anti-Muslim event to advance their reactionary agenda.

  • The undeclared drone war

    Barack Obama's escalation of drone warfare is central to a larger reengineering of U.S. policy in the Middle East.

  • ¿Un acuerdo para la paz?

    Mucho ha sido dicho sobre el acuerdo nuclear entre Estados Unidos e Irán, pero ¿por qué Estados Unidos piensa que tiene derecho a dictar su voluntad?

  • No to intervention in Yemen

    Six socialist organizations from around the Middle East join together to call for an end to war and intervention in Yemen.

  • Are the war makers offering a real peace?

    In all the ink spilled about the U.S. nuclear deal with Iran, no one questioned the U.S. government's right to dictate to its main regional rival.

  • Loyola students vote for divestment

    The student government at Loyola University voted--for the third time--to divest from companies that aid Israeli apartheid.

  • The rivalries tearing the Middle East apart

    New military escalations by the U.S. and Saudi Arabia will further destabilize a Middle East of multiplying hostilities and humanitarian disasters.

  • BDS tras las elecciones israelíes

    La victoria de Netanyahu fue un triunfo para el racismo--y nos exige intensificar la lucha por Boicot, Desinversión y Sanciones.

  • Israeli elections expose the lie

    Netanyahu's call to arms during the election campaign revealed the racism at the heart of the Israeli political system.

  • BDS after the Israeli election

    The victory of Netanyahu's Likud Party was a grand triumph of racism--and demands an intensification of the BDS campaign.

  • Will ISIS be driven back in northern Iraq?

    The Iraqi military and Shia militias are on the verge of retaking the city of Tikrit--but this success reveals the underlying problems for the U.S.

  • Divestment stymied at OSU

    The student government at Ohio State issued a last-minute ruling to disqualify a pro-Palestine campus referendum.

  • Rifts running through the Arab world

    Recognizing inequality in power and wealth is essential to understand the counter-revolutionary moment in the Middle East.

  • Portland retreats on civil liberties

    In a sign of the renewed momentum of the "war on terror," a famously liberal Oregon city resumed cooperation with the FBI.

  • Solidarity is not co-optation

    #MuslimLivesMatter isn't an appropriation that diminishes the Black struggle, but an embrace of a wider fight against racism.

  • Extrema violencia imperial

    La cumbre "Confrontando la Violencia Extremista", organizada por la administración Obama, fue un ejercicio en hipocresía.

  • A step toward divestment at Stanford

    The university's undergraduate Senate voted to support divestment from companies complicit in Israel's human rights abuses.