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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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Serge Jordan, CWI Donald Trump’s administration is gearing up for another possible round of missile strikes against regime targets in Syria. This could trigger an explosive chain of events potentially leading to a more serious...

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Mass protests in December and January shook Iran’s reactionary regime to the core. Although facing severe repression, they signal a new confidence and preparedness by workers and young people to fight for their rights, in...

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Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales) leaflet text The Turkish state is bombarding Kurds in Afrin, using bombing and a ground invasion. This follows devastating attacks on Kurdish areas in Turkey in 2016, when President...

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Sudden largescale nationwide protests have shaken Iran. Sections of the masses have shown utter defiance of the regime. Youth, facing unemployment estimated to be between 25% and 40%, have particularly been to the fore. The...

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Serge Jordan, CWI The killing of former Yemeni President, Ali Abdullah Saleh, by Houthi fighters in the capital, Sana’a, earlier this month has led to an intensification of the war in that country, magnifying an...

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Yasha Marmer, Socialist Struggle Movement, Israel/Palestine “A zigzag that cannot be explained”. That’s how the right wing Israeli commentator Amit Segal summarized Netanyahu’s decisions regarding the change of the security and entrance arrangements to the...

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Yemen Under Siege

July 10, 2017

CWI contribution on the ongoing crisis in Yemen Far away from mainstream media’s attention, a catalogue of calamities is falling on Yemen. A devastating war, copiously fuelled by the world’s most potent capitalist powers, is...

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On Sunday 16 April, Turkey went through the most controversial and questionable referendum in its history. The constitutional amendments which were to give President Erdogan dictatorial powers, including the authority to dissolve the parliament, were...

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End the U.S. Wars and Imperialist Interventions in the Middle East Around 300,000 people live in the rebel-controlled Syrian city of East Aleppo. Theirs is a life under siege, with limited access to food, medicine...

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