In Blow to Palestine, Morocco Sides with U.S. and Normalizes Ties to Israel
A reactionary diplomatic bargain between Trump and the Moroccan monarchy is a double blow to the causes of the Palestinian and Saharawi peoples.
Philippe AlcoyDecember 16, 2020
Security Forces Kill Eight Workers Protesting for Their Wages in Iraqi Kurdistan
In Iraqi Kurdistan, public sector workers, especially teachers, demand their unpaid salaries and denounce government corruption.
Philippe AlcoyDecember 11, 2020
What’s Behind the Assassination of Iran’s Top Nuclear Scientist?
On Friday Iranian media reported that Iranian scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, was assassinated. Though the details surrounding the killing are still unknown, the latest imperialist attack on Iran polarizes the situation in the Middle East for the incoming Biden Administration, which seeks to restore the Iran Nuclear Deal.
Sam CarlinerNovember 30, 2020
Joe Biden’s Arab-American Agenda Is an Insult to Arabs
Joe Biden wants to act like he’s on the side of Arab-Americans. Don’t believe him.
Yasmin Al-najarOctober 29, 2020
Lebanon’s Government Steps Down Amid Demonstrations Following Beirut Explosions
Following two massive explosions in Beirut on August 4 that left over 200 people dead, thousands have taken to the streets demanding government accountability. In response, Lebanon’s Cabinet has stepped down from government.
Helena Chen-CarlsonAugust 10, 2020
Explosions in Beirut: A Disaster in a Country in Crisis and Revolt
A double explosion devastated Lebanon’s capital on Tuesday. This disaster is a tragedy in a country which faces an economic and political crisis, marked by significant mobilizations for a year.
Nathan ErderofAugust 6, 2020
Ten Years Since the Arab Spring: Revolution, Counterrevolution, and Revolts in the Middle East and North Africa
A decade ago the Arab Spring sparked a wave of class struggle after the previous global economic crisis. The following is an overview review the historical circumstances of the Arab Spring and analyze its political consequences.
Salvador SolerJune 25, 2020
The Roots of the October Uprising in Iraq: Against Imperialism, Neoliberalism, and the Sectarian Oligarchy
In October 2019, working class Iraqis took to the streets in defiance of the ravages of imperialism, neoliberalism, and sectarianism that has been assaulting Iraqi masses even before the current crisis. On May 10, hundreds returned to the streets chanting the familiar call for the fall of the regime. What are the roots of this movement?
Jeremy BoothMay 15, 2020
The International Situation in the Era of the Coronavirus Pandemic
Covid-19 is profoundly changing the international situation in many ways. While a number of dangers loom for the working class, several opportunities are also arising for a radical questioning of the capitalist system, which leads us to barbarism.
Philippe AlcoyApril 17, 2020