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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 Erderof

August 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 Soler

June 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 Booth

May 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 Alcoy

April 17, 2020

Making Sense of the Imperialist Attack on Iran

What are the political implications of the recent imperialist attack on Iran?

Juan Andrés Gallardo

January 23, 2020

It’s Time To Rebuild the Anti-War Movement

The US’s assassination of Qasem Soleimani last week is a clear demonstration that the US has no intentions of ever pulling out of the Middle East. If we wish to avoid further conflict in the region, we must build an anti-war movement as strong and determined as the one that helped end the Vietnam War.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

January 7, 2020

Trump’s Attack on Iran: Why Now?

The assassination of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani by a US drone strike last Friday reflects a desperate attempt by a failing administration to reassert US hegemony in a region where it is being increasingly challenged.

Claudia Cinatti

January 6, 2020

Down With U.S. Imperialist Aggression Against Iran!

The US assassination of Iran's top general on Friday marked a radical intensification of the ongoing conflict between the US and Iran that could lead to yet another US-led war in the region. It is the duty of socialists and working people everywhere to organize against this blatant imperialist aggression and demand that the US leave the Middle East.

Left Voice

January 5, 2020

A Step Away From War?

The U.S. assassination of an Iranian general could lead to yet another devastating war in the Middle East.

Left Voice

January 3, 2020