How the Syrian Revolt Became Armed

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Robin Yassib-Kassab/Leila al-Shami The Daily Beast The Bashar al-Assad regime has burned Syria with artillery, Scud missiles, barrel bombs and sarin gas. According to the United Nations Human…

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Egypt’s workers in revolt

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Christine Thomas Socialist World Book Review: The Egyptians: a radical story • By Jack Shenker On 3 February the mutilated body of Italian student Giulio Regeni was found…

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Iraq’s forgotten uprising

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Robin Yassin-Kassab Qunfuz A great deal has been written on the factors behind the rise of ISIS, or Daesh, in Iraq and Syria. Too much of the commentary…

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Committees, Councils and Cultural Production

Friday, June 24, 2016

Gunfuz Middle East for Change links to this podcast because of the light it throws on democratic achievements and self-government in Syria. In this presentation on Syria –…

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Contemporary imperialism

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Semir Amin Monthly Review This article is part of a series Middle-East-4-Change is highlighting that look at the economic impact of imperialist globlisation on peripheral countries Lenin, Bukharin,…

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Capitalism and Its Current Crisis

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Prabhat Patnaik Monthly Review This article is part of a series Middle-East-4-Change is highlighting that look at the economic impact of imperialist globlisation on peripheral countries The “thirty-year…

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The New Imperialism of Globalized Monopoly-Finance Capital: An Introduction

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

John Bellamy Foster Monthly Review This article is part of a series Middle-East-4-Change is highlighting that look at the economic impact of imperialist globlisation on peripheral countries It…

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The “New Turkey”: Fetishizing Growth with Fatal Results

Monday, June 13, 2016

Zuhal Yeşilyurt Gündüz Monthly Review This article is part of a series Middle-East-4-Change is highlighting that look at the economic impact of imperialist globlisation on peripheral countries Turkey’s…

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Imperialism in the Era of Globalization

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Utsa Patnaik and Prabhat Patnaik Monthly Review We are posting these series of articles that came out late in 2015 in Monthly Review because of their relevance to…

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Mobilizing in Exile: Syrian Associational Life in Turkey and Lebanon

Friday, June 10, 2016

Killian Clarke, Gözde Güran MERIP Report The experience of self-organisation by Syrian refugees in Turkey and Lebanon The neighborhood of Narlıca sits on the outskirts of the small…

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The Syrian Humanitarian Food Farce

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Emma Beals Daily Beast Lice shampoo—more than one bottle for every two residents. Sand-fly nets—more than 1,000 of them, designed to stop the spread of leishmaniasis, a sand-fly-borne…

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“Jihadist” terror: The radical Left after the Brussels attacks

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Pierre Rousset International Viewpoint Since January 2015, the scale and momentum of “Jihadist” terror attacks in Europe have been without precedent. In spite of this, a large section…

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Wake Up and Smell the Oil

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Eddie J. Girdner Monthly Review Book review: Greg Muttitt, Fuel on the Fire: Oil and Politics in Occupied Iraq. Greg Muttitt quotes an Iraqi friend who pointed out…

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America’s War for the Greater Middle East Cannot Be Won

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Andrew Bacevich Democracy Now When will the United States realize a military victory is impossible in the Middle East? Military historian Andrew Bacevich asks this question in his…

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Zionism, Imperialism, and Socialism

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Tom Mayer Monthly Review Moshé Machover, Israelis and Palestinians: Conflict and Resolution. Moshé Machover is a mathematician and political activist who was born in Tel Aviv in 1936…

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The “New Turkey”: Fetishizing Growth with Fatal Results

Friday, June 3, 2016

Zuhal Yeşilyurt Gündüz Monthly Review Turkey’s ruling party has turned the country, which it calls “the new Turkey,” into a capitalist nightmare: a triad of neoliberal economics, political…

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PFLP News

Friday, June 3, 2016

Redline In the Occupied Territories a kind of neo-colonial power structure has been forged around people who have abandoned the struggle for national liberation in order to carve…

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The World Economy: Trouble Ahead

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Marty Hart-Landsberg Report from the Economic Front Economic conditions are not good and the signs are for more trouble.  The post-Great Recession recovery has been incredibly weak and…

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Pakistan: PIA strike – daring battle in class war

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Lal Khan In Defence of Marxism The month long strike activity of the PIA workers took a dramatic turn on February 2nd, when the deadline of the Joint…

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Pakistan – protest continues despite high temperatures

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

IMT Pakistan In Defence of Marxism More and more sections of the working class are coming out to protest for their demands as the economic crisis deepens in…

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