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Imperialism: The epoch of wars and revolutions

Vast technological changes took place in the last hundred years: from electrification and powered flight, via splitting the atom and space travel, to the internet and mapping the human genetic structure. These technological revolutions, and their application to production through the assembly line and computerisation, have shaped human life in every corner of the planet. Consequently the world’s population has increased with incredible rapidity. But under capitalism these triumphs of human skill, ingenuity and labour have never attained their full potential. Read more...

Self-determination and the war in Nagorno-Karabakh

The war in Nagorno Karabakh may be drawing to a close after Armenia, which had mobilised in defence of the ethnically Armenian state, and Azerbaijan signed an agreement on November 9. Read more...

War over Nagorno-Karabakh threatens to become a conflagration

On the morning of September 27, the growing conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, which had been more or less openly carried on for more than three years, escalated. Read more...

Mali: Mass protests and coup

The coup in Bamako on 18 August drew attention to a mass movement that had previously received little attention. Read more...

Iraq: al-Sadr prepares bloody counter-revolution

Iraq’s revolutionary democratic protest movement, which started on October 1, 2019, is facing its biggest test yet, as interim Prime Minister Mohammad Allawi is set to announce his government, designe Read more...

Syria: threatening all-out war?

Hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people are fleeing what is left of their homes in Syria. Read more...

UK: Stop the Extradition of Julian Assange

Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange is now on trial at Woolwich crown court in south-east London to decide whether he will be extradited to the United States, where he faces 18 charges of breaching the Read more...

Hands off Iran! Stop US-attacks!

The assassination of Iran’s General Qassem Suleimani in Baghdad at the command of US President Donald Trump has opened a dangerous new chapter for the Middle East. Read more...

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