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Revolution and Counterrevolution in the Middle East after Iranian Leader Murder and Plane Shot Down

In the midst of revolutions in Iraq and Lebanon, the strengthening of both American imperialism and the Iranian regime brought about by the assassination of Qassem Suleimani was short-lived. By Hassan al-Barazili At first, President Trump strengthened himself through a power show by cowardly murdering both the top Iranian military commander...

The Murder of Qassem Souleimani and Palestine

The coward assassination of Iran's top military commander Qassem Souleimani by the United States on January 3 divided the main Palestinian political parties. By: Hassan al-Barazili The Palestinian National Authority (PA), led by Mahmoud Abbas, has not issued any statement condemning U.S. imperialist action. The PA's stand represents a capitulation both to...

Soleimani in Syria: A legacy of Death and Devastation

Few individuals have caused as much sheer human suffering in Syria as Qassem Soleimani, the powerful Iranian warlord assassinated on Friday. By Al-Jumhuriya website In many ways, the life of Qassem Soleimani—the immensely powerful Iranian operative killed by a US Reaper drone near Baghdad airport on 3 January—mirrored that of Iran’s Islamic...

No U.S. War on Iran!

Evidence has come to light (NBC news) that President Trump first authorized the assassination of Iranian military leader Qassim Soleimani last June. This effectively undercuts Trump’s story that he ordered the Jan. 3 strike that killed Soleimani to foil an impending Iranian attack on U.S. embassies. By La Voz de...

A study on the Chinese working class

The main objective of this material is to analyze what happened with the great wave of strikes that swept through China between 2014 and 2016, the current situation of the class struggle in that country, and the course followed by activists and independent trade unions who drove that wave....

We reject the U.S. attack and assassination of the Iranian general

The Pentagon confirmed that the U.S. Army, by order of President Donald Trump, is responsible for a drone attack at Baghdad airport that killed General Qasem Soleimani, commander of the elite Al Quds force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, in charge of Iran operations abroad. By IWL International Workers League Soleimani...

Berkeley High Teachers Wildcat Strike for Salary Increases & Special Education

In this interview done by Labor Radio on 11-11-19 , Josh A., & Aryn F., longtime Berkeley teachers and part of the union reform work there, talk to Labor Radio on how activists at Berkeley High and BFT (Berkeley Federation of Teachers)  are now setting the stage for a...

Court Rules Against French Trade Union Leader Gaël Quirante

By ERNIE GOTTA On Wednesday, Dec. 18, French courts ruled against postal worker and trade-union leader Gaël Quirante with a three-month suspended prison sentence and a five-year probationary period. If he receives another criminal conviction in the next five years, even if it’s a misdemeanor, he goes to jail for...

Why Labour lost. What next for the working class?

International Socialist League (IWL-FI UK) Statement A shock wave went through the Labour Party, the Corbynistas, many political commentators and even the Tories on 12 December as Boris Johnson led the Tories to a landslide victory with 365 MPs (43.6%) against Labour’s 203 (32.32%) and have won the largest majority...

Crisis and Reorganization among Labor and Political Parties

The 2008 economic crisis shook with tectonic force the old social stability in the Spanish State. By Juan Ramos The real estate speculative bubble ruptured, and the Spanish economy that relied on it (greatly indebted to European banks), begun collapsing, combined with the global economic recession. More than two million jobs...

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