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Obama’s Middle East Policy: Still Imperialist

US foreign policy is dictated by its role as an imperialist power.  By imperialism, we mean the monopolistic rule of the big banks, which have control over all the other economic sectors of society, and […]

New Leaflet from Socialist Appeal on the Iranian Revolution!

The Iranian masses have recently begun moving in an attempt to transform their conditions and throw off the chains of the fundamentalist regime in what can only be described as the first stages of the […]

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Political Earthquake in Turkish Elections

The result of Sunday’s Turkish general elections and the clear defeat of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s AK Party mark a qualitative change in the situation in the country and bear important consequences for the whole of the Middle East.

Thirty years since the Iranian Revolution
Thirty Years Since the Iranian Revolution

This month marks the 30th anniversary of the Iranian revolution and the mainstream media around […]

Middle East: War On Yemen Magnifies the Crises of Rotten Regimes

Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis are fleeing their homes in search of safer areas, but as the country runs out of food and basic goods, death stalks the country. This war which has killed and […]

The Nuclear Deal with Iran: What Does It Mean?

On Thursday, April 2, Iran and the world’s most powerful nations signed a preliminary outline agreement about Iran’s nuclear program. It also dealt with the various sanctions imposed on Iran by the US, the UN, […]

Silent demonstration for the killed demonstrators of the recent days. Photo by Hamed Saber.
Iran: regime steps up terror – a general strike is needed!

Yesterday in a meeting in London, a young Iranian student criticized me for being too hard on Mousavi, who he considered to be the indisputable leader of the opposition and “the bravest man in Iran.” […]

Iraq: Against Imperialism and Fundamentalism

In a press conference on August 28, US president Barack Obama openly admitted that he did not have a strategy yet to combat the jihadist ISIS group in Iraq and Syria. Obama’s confession reveals the impasse […]

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Civil War and Black Reaction in Iraq: a Frankenstein’s Monster of Imperialism Raises its Head

On Tuesday, the militant Islamist group ISIS captured Mosul, one of the key cities in Northern Iraq and then proceeded South towards Baghdad, capturing several important cities on the way. Hundreds of thousands have already […]

Tel Aviv demonstration
Arab revolution reaches Israel – next step, a general strike!

Incredible scenes in Tel Aviv. On Saturday, August 7, over 300,000 took to the streets of a city with a population of less than half a million. Other demonstrations also took place on Saturday, with […]

Iran: how can the movement go forward?
Iran: How Can the Movement Go Forward?

What we are witnessing in Iran is a full-blown popular revolution. However, in order to set its stamp on the movement, the working class must participate in the front line. The movement will stand or […]

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The Iranian Revolution: what does it mean and where is it going?

All the objective conditions for revolution as outlined by Lenin have matured in Iran. The events of the past few days mark the beginning of the Iranian revolution, which will unfold over a whole period. […]

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