Bolshevism and the Arab Revolution

From a Marxist point of view, the Bolshevik Revolution was the greatest single event in world history. Why? Because here, for the first time, if we exclude the heroic but tragic episode of the Paris […]

Al-Sisi and the Egyptian Revolution

The die is cast. Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, the commander-in-chief of the army and Egypt’s Minister of Defence, has resigned from his ministerial post and announced yesterday that he will be standing as a candidate in […]

Mubarak has fallen – Revolution until Victory!

The tyrant has fallen! As I write these lines, Hosni Mubarak has resigned. This is a great victory, not just for the people of Egypt, but for the workers of the entire world. After 18 […]

United States Marxist expresses support for the unfolding Egyptian Revolution

While Obama sits bewildered as he watches the Egyptian masses overthrow the hated dictator Mubarak, in the United States there are workers, trade unionists, youth and socialist activists who rejoice at the scenes we have […]

Egypt on the brink of civil war

The revolution in Egypt is reaching a critical point. The old state power is collapsing under the hammer blows of the masses. But revolution is a struggle of living forces. The old regime does not […]

Egypt: the moment of truth

The Great Pyramid of Giza has lasted for 3,800 years. Hosni Mubarak has lasted somewhat less, but he would like to survive for a little longer. The difference between his regime and the Pyramid of […]

New Egyptian Trade Union Federation

Press Release from the Center for Trade Union & Workers’ Services in Cairo via Akram Nadir from Federation of Workers’ Councils and Unions in Iraq, which we publish for the interest of our readers.

Revolution in Egypt – Power is on the street

Day five of the revolution and the movement continues to grow in size and intensity. Last night’s curfew was ignored, and today there are more people on the streets than yesterday. A new curfew was […]

Tunisia: reject the government reshuffle, the revolutionary people must take power

Finally, after a long wait, prime minister Gannouchi announced changes in the government of national unity which was formed in Tunisia after the overthrow of Ben Ali. The masses of workers and youth, for two […]

[Leaflet] Egypt & Tunisia: Revolution Knows No Borders

New leaflet produced by Socialist Appeal for use at events in solidarity with the Egyptian and Tunisian revolutions.  Print copies and distribute widely.  The heroic movement of the Tunisian and Egyptian masses has transformed the […]

The insurrection in Tunisia and the future of the Arab Revolution

The marvellous revolutionary movement of the Tunisian workers and youth is an inspiration and an example to the whole world. For more than one week Tunisia has been living through a revolution of epic dimensions. […]