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The underlying crisis of world capitalism has, as we predicted, significantly deteriorated in the year. In the decisive sphere of the world economy a new crisis looms, the timing and character of which are not...

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Interview with Ahmed Ali Al-Qidani, on behalf of the Total Gas Labour Union of Yemen The interview below describes the conditions surrounding the recent decision, by over a hundred workers in Yemen, to set up...

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Murat Karin, Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI in Turkey) Turkey held snap elections on 24 June, out of which the ruling AKP and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arose seemingly triumphant. But at the heart of Erdoğan’s decision...

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Yasha Marmer, Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI in Israel/Palestine) Despite government-backed incitement, tens of thousands of Jews and Arabs march in the center of Tel Aviv to protest against the new law The accusation of a...

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Shahar Benhorin, Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI in Israel/Palestine) This was one of the most important demonstrations organized in Israel in recent years. The fact that all six parties in the Netanyahu coalition government all oppose...

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P. Daryaban, CWI Three months after the December-January protests that shook the country, Iran is still a smouldering fire. Despite killing dozens of protesters and the arrest of thousands, the regime has not been able...

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A general strike and huge demonstrations of an unprecedented scale have shaken the Jordanian kingdom, against the backdrop of a steep rise in the cost of living and government corruption. The struggle has succeeded in...

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Eyewitness report from Gaza Young Palestinian medic shot dead while giving first aid to wounded protesters Razan al-Najjar, a 21-year-old volunteer for a medical team in Gaza, was shot dead during a protest near Khan...

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Editorial of the Socialist (issue 995) weekly paper of the Socialist Party, England & Wales) Around the world people have watched in horror at the unfolding violence perpetrated by the Israeli state against Palestinian protesters...

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Judy Beishon, Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) executive committee The 70th anniversary of the 1948 foundation of the Israeli state is being marked this month in Israel. For Palestinian refugees, however, it marks...

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