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No to Imperialist Intervention in Syria!

The declaration of Obama that the USA will step up its support for the rebels in Syria represents a change in the situation. The White House announcement means that the U.S. is to supply direct […]

A Tribute to Hugo Chávez

Hugo Chávez is no more. Always a fighter, Chávez spent his last months in a life and death struggle against a cruel and implacable enemy – cancer. He fought bravely to the very end, but […]

The Anniversary of the Death of a Tyrant

Josef Stalin died on this day sixty years ago. To mark this anniversary we are going to publish a new edition of Trotsky’s Stalin later this year, based on Trotsky’s original notes. It will be […]

Alan Woods Speaking on Art and the Class Struggle on KFAI in Minneapolis

As part of his recent and successful North American tour, Alan Woods spoke to Don Olson of KFAI 90.3 / 106.7 in the Twin Cities on November 15th, during his Northern Sun News radio program, […]

After the Storm: the mood turns angry

A watery sun cast its feeble light over New York this morning, after a week of desperation, darkness and cold. The people of this great city are awakening as in a morning after a nightmare. […]

Gore Vidal: a belated obituary

On 31 July Gore Vidal died at his home in Los Angeles from complications arising from pneumonia. He was 86 and had been ill for some time. As I was away on holiday at the […]

The Revolutionary Socialists and the Egyptian elections: Marxism or opportunism?

The second round in Egypt’s fraudulent presidential elections will be taking place on June 16 and 17. In the election, Ahmad Shafiq, one of Mubarak’s old ministers, will face Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood. […]

Marx was right!

Those who still adhered to Marx’s view that the capitalist system contained within itself the seeds of its own destruction were looked upon as mere cranks—but the wheel of history has turned 180 degrees.

Should We Pay for the Crisis?

      The World Bank, IMF, and EU are subjecting Greece to the most shameless blackmail. They say: either accept draconian cuts in your living standards, or else we will refuse to hand over […]

Great Power arrogance and the murder of Bin Laden

In the past 48 hours American accounts of Bin Laden’s death have come under intense scrutiny following White House admissions that early official reports claiming Bin Laden had been armed and cowered behind his wife […]

The assassination of Bin Laden – Terrorism and state terrorism

    “A middle-aged nonentity, a political failure outstripped by history – by the millions of Arabs demanding freedom and democracy in the Middle East – died in Pakistan yesterday. And then the world went […]

Uprising in Libya: Tremble, tyrants!

Power is rapidly slipping out of the hands of Muammar Gaddafi, as anti-government protests continue to sweep the African nation despite a brutal and bloody crackdown. As city after city falls to the anti-Gaddafi forces his […]