Place: Middle East

Iranian Progressives Respond to Israel’s Genocidal Assault on Palestinians

Seeking justice in Iran and Palestine

Gaza: The Impending Catastrophe and the Urgency of Stopping It

The need to stop Israel’s assault

Palestinian Liberation and the MENA Revolutions

Socialists should see the Palestinian struggle as inextricably tied to the revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) against all the region’s states, most importantly Israel.

Adalah’s Statement following the Extreme Violence in Gaza and in Israel since Saturday 7 October 2023

Statement by the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel

Imagine a Country

What happens when the right takes over a nationalist movement?

JVP calls on all people of conscience to stop imminent genocide

The attack on Gaza threatens massive human suffering

Israeli Conscientious Objector Haggai Matar: Hamas Attack Reflects Israeli Violence in Palestine

Interview of Haggai Matar By Amy Goodman and Juan González on Democracy Now!, Oct. 10, 2023

Israeli draft refuser discusses the roots of Hamas’s horrendous attack

Zionist Volksgemeinschaft

On the völkisch nature of Zionism and its relation to imperialism

In this essay, I attempt to offer a Marxist examination of Zionism and some of its essential features: its völkisch character, its settler colonial character, and its relation to imperialism.

Disappeared for 10 Years in Syria

Everyone you see in the photo above was kidnapped by Assad forces on March 9-11 in 2013.  Exactly 10 years ago.  The mother depicted, Rania Alabbasi, was a dentist and Syria’s most famous chess champion.  In addition to her . . .

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Iran: Secular Revolt Against Clerical Tyranny

Background and prospects for the Iranian protests

Iran: Secular Revolt against Clerical Tyranny

Background and prospects for the Iranian protests

Statement by Ukrainian Feminists in Solidarity with Iranian Women

Ukrainian feminists see themselves as part of the same struggle as that of Iranian women

What is the significance of the Saudi oil decision?

What are we to make of the Saudi vote to cut OPEC+ oil production?

Iran Protests Against Compulsory Hijab and State Violence

At this time, international solidarity with women in Iran is critically important in order to help the continuation of the current courageous wave of protests in defense of women and against state brutality.

review

White Torture

Frieda Afary reviews a collection of interviews with 12 women political prisoners in Iran.

“The simple thing. So hard to achieve.”

Interview with Standing Together's National Field Organizer

Standing Together, as a movement, stands for an Israeli-Palestinian peace based on justice and independence for both peoples of this country, while knowing full well that the real problem lies with the unwillingness of the Israeli political establishment to advance towards such a solution.

Weaponizing Antisemitism “Makes Jews of Color Less Safe”

Interview with Anna Rajagopoal

Anna Rajagopal speaks about what Judaism and anti-Zionism mean to them, what it’s like being a Jew of color, and how this controversy has been affecting them.

The Yemen Crisis: An Interview with Helen Lackner

Explaining the background to the current crisis and the prospects for peace.

Reading Tolstoy’s “Sevastopol Sketches” against Russia’s Wars on Syria and Ukraine

In the continuities between the Tolstoyan scenes from the “Sevastopol Sketches” and the destruction of Syrian and Ukrainian cities, we perceive constancy in the fundamentally brutal exercise of State power

Open letter from Israel to the Russian Anti-War Movement

Israeli activists for Palestinian rights express support for the Russian anti-war movement

review

Half-Apology for Apartheid?

Linfield’s The Lions’ Den reads like an intervention toward holding back the encouraging tide of pro-Palestinian awareness.

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