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Social protest and repression in Donbass

Protest in Antratsit, Luhansk

News about social protests is coming out of Donbass, the region controlled by separatist forces in eastern Ukraine.

The proletariat and the Israeli-Palestinian question

The proletariat & the Israeli-Palestinian Question

The conflict in Palestine is tragic in many respects - it seems eternal, and it has lasted a long time and seems to have no end. The whole ruling capitalist world including its mass media machinery creates extremely close attention, but very little is done to stop open barbarism that is about the super strong Israeli side that continually oppress and humiliate its weak counterpart, i.e., Palestinian semi-sate. However, the heavy price for these militaristic demos is normally paid by the masses, mainly from Palestinian side.

Peace, peace when there is no peace - Akiva Orr and Moshe Machover

Israeli Commander Moshe Dayan in the Suez Canal region during the 1956 war.

Book written by Akiva Orr and Moshe Machover between 1957-1961, before either had broken with the Israeli Communist Party, highlighting Israel's involvement in the Suez Crisis on the side of Britain and France as a contrived piece of foreign policy and not the "war of no choice" which it was described as.

Neither Ukrainian nor Russian!

Let’s develop our own camp, the third camp, that of social revolution!

World War I and 100 years of counterrevolution - Mark Kosman

In 1871, Karl Marx wrote that governments use war as a fraud, a ‘humbug, intended to defer the struggle of the classes’. In 1914, that fraud was so effective that not only most workers but also most Marxists supported their respective nation’s rush to war. Ever since then, governments have used war to defer class struggle and prevent revolution. But this strategy cannot last forever.[1]

The tortured dilemma - Haim Bresheeth

Dov Yermiya, Israeli war veteran and author of 'My War Diary'.

Review of two books summing up left-wing zionism's approach to Israeli war.

War of the rentier states - Eqbal Ahmad

Iranian soldiers.

Eqbal Ahmad sums up the discussion on the Iran-Iraq war.

International dimension of the war - R. Keivan

An Iranian soldier wearing a gas mask during the Iran-Iraq War.

Text of a talk on the international dimensions of the Iran-Iraq war and particularly the posture that the West and the United States took towards it

The war and the Islamic state apparatus in Iran - Ali Ashtiani

Article outlining the connection between the Iran-Iraq war and the internal tensions within Iran's Islamic state machine.

Oil, arms and the Gulf War - Joe Stork

Iranian oil refineries destroyed by Iraqi attacks, 1980.

Joe Stork examines the Iran-Iraq war from the viewpoint of its main material aspects - oil and arms.