War is the health of the state - Randolph Bourne

This classic first part of an essay entitled "The State," left unfinished at Bourne's untimely death in 1918, it explores the connection between patriotism, war, and the State.

Darkness at midnight: Review of Midnight Oil - Work, Energy, War, 1973-1992 by Midnight Notes

Kuwaiti oil fields burn

A review of an anthology of articles by the US autonomist Marxist-influenced Midnight Notes collective and the earlier Zerowork group.

Commentaries #1: War in Iran? Why we must oppose sanctions

The first in a new series of pamphlets from the Brighton-based Aufheben collective, intended to supplement the annual magazine by responding to developing events. Published and distributed in March 2006.

The call of the void - Karl Nesic

Canadian troops in Afghanistan

The sequel to the pamphlet Whither the world on the changing nature of today's 'post-Fordist' capitalism, this pamphlet looks at the connections between the current wars, financial crises and class struggle.

Lebanon, Iran and the ‘Long War’ in the ‘Wider Middle East’

Hardliner: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Aufheben analyse the long-term geopolitical aims of the US in the Middle East, following the election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as President of Iran in July 2005.

Against the double blackmail - Slavoj Žižek

Slobodan Milosevic, political blunder of the year

Madder than a Red Bull and Vodka fuelled Hen Party, the sloth of Slovenia gets rough and ready with Humanitarian Interventionism. The safe word is "McGuffin".

1894-1931: Anarchism in Korea

Tram in Pyongyang, Korea under the Japanese rule, 1930s

A short history of anarchism and the anarchist movement in North and South Korea.

1988: The Halabja Massacre

5,000 dead - Halabja

The history of the Saddam Hussein's poison gas attack, with the complicity of the West, in the working class stronghold of Halabja.