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2009 Iran elections – no choice for workers and democrats.

Iranian presidential elections take place on 12 June. Zhaleh Sahand from Workers Power US argues that there is growing discontent and serious upheavals lie ahead Read more...

Why anti-Zionism is not anti-Semitism

Israel's supporters, or Zionists, are increasingly pushed onto the defensive as the horrible reality of Israel's treatment of the Palestinians hits the headlines. Breaking the ceasefire in December, Israel brutally attacked the almost defenceless population of Gaza, killing 1,330 Palestinians and injuring 5,450 in 25 days. But Nat Silverstein believes Zionists have all but run out of justifications for Israeli war crimes, and as a result they wrongly argue that opposition to Israel means that you are anti-Semitic, i.e. racist against Jews. Read more...

How the clerics crushed the Iranian revolution

Was the defeat of the working class inevitable? No, argues Rebecca Anderson, it was because of the disastrous mistakes and betrayals of the various left-wing parties. Read more...

2009 Israeli election moving to the right... or the far right

Marcus Halaby looks at the results of the Israeli elections, which will only create a right wing, conservative government. Read more...

Once more Israel failed to crush the Palestinian resistance in Gaza!

The Israeli onslaught in the Gaza strip has ended, after weeks of heroic resistance from the Palestinians and massive protests and demonstrations across the world. Read more...

Israel's proposed "ceasefire" is a lie designed to confuse and destabilise opposition

Today Israel and Hamas announced separate unilateral "ceasefires", despite the rather confusing headlines of some news agencies. Read more...

Build a Mass Movement to aid the Gaza Resistance

Dave Stockton, the international secretary of the League for the Fifth International, outlines what kind of steps the international Palestine solidarity movement needs to take to help defeat the Zioni Read more...

Worldwide over a million march for Gaza: We must keep up and intensify the struggle.

On Saturday 10th January 2009 over 1.2 million people marched across the world calling for an end to the Israeli attacks on the Gaza strip. Read more...

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