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The Issue Of Islamism And The World Left PDF Print E-mail
Written by ANGEL LUIS PARRAS   
Thursday, 10 May 2012 07:50

Originally published in Marxism Alive # 11, 2005

Islamism has become a world phenomenon influencing masses of countries where imperialism is more aggressive today. This phenomenon is an essential part of the process of workers’ reorganization in the Middle East, Asia, Magreb, and also among the immigrant workers in imperialist countries. 

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What is the State of Israel and why should it be destroyed? PDF Print E-mail
Written by Alejandro Iturbe and Josef Weil   
Thursday, 03 May 2012 05:03

The Zionist legend says that the creation of the State of Israel was another of the nations that achieved political independence after the II World War, through rebellion or wars of national liberation against imperialist colonisers like, for example: India, Indonesia, Algiers, Viet Nam and many other examples of this process.

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The Crisis of the Zionist Plan and the historic possibility of Palestinian Revolution PDF Print E-mail
Written by Raed El Arabi *   
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 04:21

Originally published in Marxism Alive # 9, 2004

In spite of the fact that Zionist leaders think they are specialists in politics and economy, their State today is in the midst of the worst crisis since its foundation, at a moment when the opposition and various social sectors begin to demonstrate their displeasure with this policy. The Zionist administration of Israel has unleashed a lengthy wave of violence and terror to try and stabilize the region in pursuit of the defeat of the Palestinian people. Once more they try the path of eliminating the leaders of the Intifada in order to escape the crisis.

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The “Palestinian question” - central point of the Arab revolution PDF Print E-mail
Written by Alejandro Iturbe   
Friday, 17 February 2012 18:12

This article was first published in IWL-FI's theoretical magazine Marxism Alive (New Epoch) n. 2

The request for the acknowledgement of a Palestinian state within the boundaries previous to the 1967 war and the right to a permanent seat in the Security Council of the UN that the President of the Palestinian National Authority (PAN), Mahmud Abbas, presented to the above mentioned organism once again posed the issue of the “Palestinian question” in the centre of the international political debate.  

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The defeat of Israel in the Lebanon spawned a qualitative change in the Middle East PDF Print E-mail
Written by Alejandro Iturbe and Josef Weil   
Thursday, 03 May 2012 03:56

 

Originally published in Marxism Alive # 14, 2006

The recent invasion of Lebanon by Israel and their defeat by Hezbollah was not just another war waged by the Zionist state in its 58 years of life. A new reality has started taking shape as the invasion advanced and the defeat of Israel by the Lebanese became obvious. 

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The Baath, the CP and the crisis of the revolutionary leadership. PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jose Welmovicky and Cecília Toledo   
Sunday, 22 April 2012 18:45

Originally published in Marxism Alive # 9, 2004.

In spite of countless expressions of courage and willingness to fight that has been the brand mark of the restless history of Islam, especially of Iraq, the Iraqi working class has not yet been able to build a revolutionary leadership fit to carry on the struggle for national liberation to the very end, to the expulsion of imperialism from their territories, the expropriation of the parasitic and blackmailing bourgeoisie always licking the boots of whatever imperialism may have happened to be in the office. That is why those leaders in whom the toiling masses have trusted have betrayed them. The two most outstanding examples of the above are the two major political forces of Iraq: the Baath and the CP.

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