Author: Salvador Soler

What’s Happening in Palestine?

Protests against evictions have been met with ruthless violence by the Israeli army, showing how the historic Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a permanent bomb with a lit fuse. Below we share six keys for understanding the escalating war on the Palestinian people.

Myanmar protests

Is Myanmar Heading Toward a Civil War?

For weeks now, Myanmar’s heroic youth and working class have defiantly organized their self-defense in the face of increased repression. Now that ethnic armed groups are joining the resistance, some political factions are proposing the formation of a federal army. These developments underscore the possibility of a full-blown civil war in Myanmar.

The photo shows a mass protest in the streets of Haiti.

Why Are Haitians Rising Up?

We interviewed Lautaro Rivara, a sociologist and journalist currently located in Haiti, to learn about the complex social and political context of the ongoing protests against the government.

The Biggest Revolt of the 21st Century: Ten Years after the Arab Spring

Ten years ago today, a young fruit vendor in Tunisia, Mohamed Bouazizi, set himself on fire after being harassed by the police. Shortly thereafter, protests started in Tunisia and quickly spread throughout the Middle East and North Africa. What can socialists learn from the Arab Spring and its aftermath?

What’s Happening in Palestine?

Protests against evictions have been met with ruthless violence by the Israeli army, showing how the historic Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a permanent bomb with a lit fuse. Below we share six keys for understanding the escalating war on the Palestinian people.

Myanmar protests

Is Myanmar Heading Toward a Civil War?

For weeks now, Myanmar’s heroic youth and working class have defiantly organized their self-defense in the face of increased repression. Now that ethnic armed groups are joining the resistance, some political factions are proposing the formation of a federal army. These developments underscore the possibility of a full-blown civil war in Myanmar.

The photo shows a mass protest in the streets of Haiti.

Why Are Haitians Rising Up?

We interviewed Lautaro Rivara, a sociologist and journalist currently located in Haiti, to learn about the complex social and political context of the ongoing protests against the government.

The Biggest Revolt of the 21st Century: Ten Years after the Arab Spring

Ten years ago today, a young fruit vendor in Tunisia, Mohamed Bouazizi, set himself on fire after being harassed by the police. Shortly thereafter, protests started in Tunisia and quickly spread throughout the Middle East and North Africa. What can socialists learn from the Arab Spring and its aftermath?