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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...

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...

Palestine: Trump’s Gift to Netanyahu

The US government has declared that it will no longer consider the Israeli settlements on the West Bank to be a violation of international law. Read more...

Syria: Erdogan-Putin deal against Rojava

The Turkish-Russian agreement on the establishment of a buffer zone along the Turkish-Syrian border, which was negotiated in Sochi on 22 October, has fundamentally changed the balance of power in Syri Read more...

US imperialism abandons Kurdish allies to Turkish invasion

Donald Trump has just signaled a dramatic shift in US policy in northern Syria, betraying his erstwhile allies the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in which the Kurdish YPG militia are the dominant for Read more...

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