A Fight for Power: Trump, Erdogan and the Working Class
Relations between the United States and Turkey are at a low point. While Trump’s “America first” policy slows down the Turkish bourgeoisie’s drive for independence as a regional power, Turkish President Recep Erdogan is trying to overcome his country’s economic crisis at the workers’ expense.
Baran SerhadSeptember 5, 2018
Iran Protests: Is the Islamic Regime Coming to an End?
The protests against the Islamic Republic in Iran have taken on a mass character. These demonstrations are a spark of hope for workers and oppressed peoples in the Middle East. What should the Iranian government be expecting?
Baran SerhadJanuary 7, 2018
Police Raid in Munich: Special Forces Burst into Apartment Because of a Ypg-Flag on Private Facebook Page
This morning at 6 AM, ten heavily armed special forces of German police executed a search warrant in Munich in an investigation over a picture of a flag of the Kurdish militia YPG posted on a private Facebook profile. During the raid the behavior of police was both sexist and racist.
Baran SerhadAugust 17, 2017
Failed Coup: A Springboard to Bonapartism
On July 15, the world watched as an attempted military coup against President Tayyip Erdoğan and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) took place in Turkey. The putschists’ eventual surrender does not in any way signify an end to the permanent crisis of Erdoğan regime.
Baran SerhadAugust 9, 2016
Kurdish Resistance Against the Occupation
The situation in Northern Kurdistan continues to escalate: the Kurdish cities are under military siege. The Turkish state murders to seize control. The Kurdish youth however resists heroically. What are the perspectives for the resistance in Northern Kurdistan?
Baran SerhadDecember 28, 2015
Kurdistan Workers’ Party: Then and Now
The 37th Anniversary of the founding congress of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) took place recently in Turkey. On November 27, 1978, the party’s founding resolution emerged at a secret meeting of 25 left activists in Fîs, near the Kurdish town of Amed.
Baran SerhadDecember 11, 2015
What’s Next After the AKP’s Bloody Electoral Victory?
After the newly called elections, there is an atmosphere of defeat. The AKP managed to win the elections after an intense campaign of violence. A new wave of neoliberal offensives awaits at the door, with Erdogan only promising war and barbarity. But in the end, class struggle will decide the future.
Baran SerhadNovember 13, 2015