In the last few days we have witnessed at least three elections, all of which bear witness to highly significant processes that are now moving with great speed. When the same—or very similar—processes repeat themselves in many countries, they can no longer be dismissed as accidents. They are the manifestations of the same phenomenon.
Five years ago, without any organization, program, plan, or preparation, the Arab masses, in the words of Marx, stormed heaven. They brought down, in a matter of weeks, what had seemingly not moved an inch […]
This morning the Turkish military shot down a Russian military aircraft on the border with Syria. It is unclear so far whether it was ground fire or Turkish jets that brought down the Russian plane. […]
In the past couple of weeks, unprecedented events had been unfolding in Afghanistan. Hundreds of thousands of people have gathered in the streets of Kabul to protest against the gruesome beheading of seven people, all […]
“It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” (Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act 5) When the US army stormed into Iraq, there was no al-Qaeda present in that country. Now […]
Since last week, when Russia began bombing targets inside Syria, Western media has been overflowing with articles about the crimes of Russian imperialism in Syria. But the idea put forward that “moderate” rebels are being […]
A grotesque humanitarian disaster looms large as crisis and conflagration ravage the Middle East. The number of people fleeing the civil war in Syria alone has now surpassed four million. This is the biggest refugee […]
Over the weekend pickets and meetings were held all over the world in solidarity with Iranian workers. The pickets were organised by Iranian Workers’ Solidarity Network and IMT.
On May 26th, Fred Weston and Arash Azizi presented on the Arab Revolution and Iran at May Day Books in Minneapolis, MN.
In the same way that the revolutionary movement depends at critical moments on the quality of the leadership, so the outcome of a war, such as the war in Iraq, can be decisively influenced by […]
“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 […]
There has been a lot of discussion on the left, and particularly in Latin America, about the events unfolding in Libya. This article explains the position of the IMT, which is one of support for […]