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Egyptian Shipyard Workers’ Defiance Sparks Solidarity Movement

Workers at the Alexandria Shipyard Company have been victimised and dragged before a military court for standing up for their rights at work, but a growing solidarity movement is putting the generals under pressure. Guest writer, Hisham Fouad reports from Egypt.

Hisham Fouad

September 16, 2016

The Geopolitics of the Civil War in Syria

The shifting alliances and the overlapping of multiple ethnic, religious, geopolitical and social conflicts that characterize the civil war in Syria seem to defy the basic premise of any war-- the distinction between “friend or foe”. This article provides a brief overview of the opposing parties.

Claudia Cinatti

September 14, 2016

Israel, Palestine, Anti-Semitism and the US Left

Once the flagship of US Trotskyism, the US Socialist Workers Party is reduced to a rubber life raft of derailed sectarianism. The SWP was for decades a proponent of the liberation of the Palestinian people, but in recent years has changed to a position that can only be called a tragic adaptation to Zionism.

John Leslie

September 13, 2016

Turkey launches ground operation in Syria

Although Turkish army claims to be fighting ISIS to legitimize the invasion, its real objective is to stop the advance of Kurdish militia, the only progressive force on the ground.

Mehmet Yılmaz

August 25, 2016

Ethnic Cleansing in Palestine

We interviewed Ilan Pappé, world-renowned scholar, author of The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine and proponent of the BDS movement.

Ilan Pappé

August 12, 2016

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 Serhad

August 9, 2016

Google Erases Palestine from the Map

Google Maps has erased Palestine from the world map in one unannounced moment, replacing it with the word, “Israel.” By doing so, the multinational giant sinks the stake deeper into the heart of the Palestinian people, under siege and under occupation by the Israeli regime for over 60 years.

Tre Kwon

August 8, 2016

Hope is with the youth, the Kurds and the working class

More than 45,000 workers have been suspended and more than 8,000 are being held. The declaration of the “State of Emergency” is part of a bonapartist offensive by Erdoğan. In this interview Kaan Onat, a young Turkish militant in Germany analyzes the situation for youth, workers and the universities.

Kaan Onat

July 23, 2016

VIDEO: Turkey After the Failed Coup

Interview with Baran Serhad, Kurdish editor of Klasse gegen Klasse.

Klasse Gegen Klasse

July 19, 2016