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Flame war reignites

16 Mar 2006

On the eve of this weekend's anti-war demonstration, another row has blown up between the two wings of the Morning Star's Communist Party of Britain over its stance on the occupation of Iraq, writes Peter Manson

No to US aggression, no to Iranian regime

16 Mar 2006

The tasks of the anti-war movement are twofold, argues Mehdi Kia, co-editor of Iran Bulletin - Middle East Forum

For secularism, equality and freedom

02 Mar 2006

Organisation of Women's Freedom in Iraq statement on International Women's Day

Basra quagmire

23 Feb 2006

Yassamine Mather (Iran Bulletin Middle East Forum and Critique) calls for solidarity with the Basra oil workers

No to war, no to mullahs

09 Feb 2006

Yassamine Mather (Critique and Iran Bulletin Middle East Forum) comments on the situation in Iran

No champion of the oppressed

02 Feb 2006

Socialists should not celebrate Hamas's victory in the Palestinian elections. Women and secular forces will very likely be the first to suffer, says Katherine Quinn

More ballots, more bullets

02 Feb 2006

We are approaching the third anniversary of the big anti-war demonstrations before the invasion. Mike Macnair takes stock of the anti-war movement and the current situation in Iraq

History of Hamas

02 Feb 2006

An examination of Hamas's roots, both historical and political-theological, reveals beyond doubt that its anti-Zionism and anti-imperialism is programmatically counterrevolutionary, argues Eddie Ford. Or, to put it more starkly, in Hamas we encounter a reactionary ideology of the oppressed

Tragedy, hoaxes and Zionism

26 Jan 2006

Norman Finkelstein Beyond chutzpah: on the misuse of anti-semitism and the abuse of history Verso 2005, £16.99, pp332

Troops out now! The main enemy is imperialism!

08 Dec 2005

Paul Greenaway outlines the principled communist stance on the Iraq war and occupation

Creation of Armageddon

04 Aug 2005

It has been 60 years since anti-communism devastated Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Eddie Ford remembers

Which way forward?

17 Mar 2005

Imperialism versus internationalism

12 Aug 2004

In this concluding article, Mike Macnair argues that our most powerful enemy is the imperialist state. That is why communists are revolutionary defeatists

Imperialism lives on

05 Aug 2004

In the second of a short series of articles, Mike Macnair examines the role of the state in the global order and looks at alternatives to the 'imperialism of free trade' theory

AWL, Iraq and 'new imperialism'

29 Jul 2004

Mike Macnair argues that the failure of the AWL to call for an immediate withdrawal of troops from Iraq is a symptom of their flawed analysis of imperialism