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Imperialism & War

Grounds for optimism

03 Feb 2011

Israeli socialist Moshé Machover talks to Mark Fischer about the implications of the uprising in Egypt for the whole region

Enlightened constitutions

23 Sep 2021

Mike Macnair shows that the US constitution modernised the English constitution - no monarch, no hereditary peers, no state church - but made the interests of capital more secure against the lower orders

A political system test

23 Sep 2021

Joe Biden is attempting to reverse US imperial decline through a neo-Keynesian turn, argues Jim Creegan

One coup attempt or two?

23 Sep 2021

There was general Mark Milley too. Daniel Lazare re-examines January 6 in light of the latest revelations

Media muddle

23 Sep 2021

Yes, they are deeply reactionary, writes Yassamine Mather. But they have learnt to survive, adapt and win

Rightwing hopes dashed

16 Sep 2021

After the scuttle from Afghanistan, reality is finally sinking in for the royalist, cultist and paid-for ‘regime change’ advocates, writes Yassamine Mather

Another ‘flight forward’?

16 Sep 2021

Daniel Lazare asks whether or not any lessons have been learnt from forty years of war and disaster

Mirror images of terror

16 Sep 2021

Al Qa’eda wanted to provoke, the US neocons wanted to be provoked. The result has been a whole series of failed states, writes Eddie Ford

Exciting, historical, tearful

09 Sep 2021

Gaby Rubin reviews 'Summer of soul (or When the revolution could not be televised)', Ahmir Thompson (director) general release

Reruns and failures

09 Sep 2021

Eddie Ford is unsurprised by America’s failure to get a smooth, South Africa-type transition of power

9/11 twenty years on

09 Sep 2021

The full facts about Saudi complicity are still unknown. But we do know that the ‘war on terrorism’ had nothing to do with fighting terrorism, only spreading US terrorism. Yassamine Mather looks at the aftermath of September 11 2001

A wounded giant retreats

09 Sep 2021

America spent, bribed, killed and bungled on a massive scale. Daniel Lazare assesses the consequences

Constitutions ancient and modern

02 Sep 2021

Bourgeois politicians, not least those in Britain and the US, make frankly risible claims about the constitutions of their respective countries. But, argues Mike Macnair in the first of two articles, Marxists are right to treat constitutions seriously

Arms and the duopoly

02 Sep 2021

Afghanistan was a disastrous bipartisan war supported by Democrats and Republicans alike. Daniel Lazare lambasts the idea that the solution lies in a third bourgeois party untainted by the arms industry

No longer a US problem

02 Sep 2021

Undoubtedly the region’s powers see opportunities with the Americans gone, but mostly they see dangers. Yassamine Mather looks at the prospects now that the Taliban are back in Kabul

Surviving against all the odds

12 Aug 2021

Why are the leaders of the Islamic Republic still looking so confident? The answer lies in the dismal failures of the global hegemon, argues Yassamine Mather

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