Five Demands We Should Fight For in Response to the Crisis in Afghanistan
Afghanistan is in ruins and facing a major crisis. U.S. imperialism and the Taliban offer no solutions to the crisis. The working class and oppressed people in the U.S. must put forward a struggle in solidarity with the Afghan working class and oppressed. What should we be fighting for?
Left VoiceAugust 31, 2021
Afghan Refugees Forced to Wait in Hellish Conditions in Qatar’s Refugee Camps
U.S. embassy employees at the U.S. air base in Doha, have denounced the unsanitary, overcrowded, and inhumane conditions in which Afghan refugees are being held. Such circumstances are the direct product of the destructive two-decades long U.S. occupation of Afghanistan.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaAugust 26, 2021
Refugee Caps Are a Tool of Imperialism. Don’t Trust Imperialists to Resolve the Refugee Crisis
Hundreds of thousands of Afghans are now refugees. The global working class must demand that the imperialist nations give refuge to any refugee who requests it.
Ezra BrainAugust 21, 2021
Protests Erupt Across Afghanistan in Defiance of Taliban Rule
For the past three days, Afghans in at least four cities have taken to the streets to resist the return of the Taliban in protests led by women and youth. Though the protests are small, they signal a way out of a crisis created by U.S. imperialism that does not rely on local or foreign foes.
Maryam AlanizAugust 20, 2021
Afghanistan: Biden Eulogizes Another Humiliating Defeat for U.S. Imperialism
President Joe Biden gave a fervent speech on Monday justifying his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan to end the longest war in U.S. history. The speech was met with criticism from sectors of both capitalist parties who believe that the decision is a blow to U.S. credibility and power globally.
Jimena VergaraAugust 17, 2021
U.S. Military Left behind Biometric Tracking Technology. The Taliban Is Already Using It to Track Afghans
The U.S. military helped design and build technology to identify Afghan civilians and collaborators who worked with the fallen government, U.S. forces, or NGOs. With the U.S. withdrawal and fall of the government, the Taliban has these data now.
Rose LemlichAugust 17, 2021
Taliban Again to Rule Afghanistan after 20 Years of Imperialist Occupation
What are the international consequences of the swift Taliban victory in Afghanistan after two decades of occupation by U.S. imperialism? Here are some initial thoughts.
Philippe AlcoyAugust 15, 2021