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None of the above

From Bethnal Green to Baghuz

21 Feb 2019

Sajid Javid has stripped Shamima Begum of her British citizenship - but there is a steadfast refusal to understand why she left in the first place, writes Paul Demarty

Forty years of inequality

14 Feb 2019

The US administration preferred Islamists to leftists, says Yassamine Mather

An elected sultan

28 Jun 2018

Erdoğan’s ‘fair and square’ election victory will not result in stability, writes Esen Uslu

Result may hinge on Kurds

21 Jun 2018

How will Erdoğan respond, asks Esen Uslu, if he cannot get a majority?

Erdoğan’s election gamble

31 May 2018

If, as seems possible, the AKP is defeated, writes Esen Uslu, will the president go quietly?

The struggle continues

22 Mar 2018

After the surrender of Afrin, Esen Uslu says that the Turkish left and Kurdish movement must unite in opposition to Erdoğan

‘Wrong sort’ of privatisation

01 Mar 2018

In the first of two articles, Yassamine Mather examines the development of Iran’s economy since the Islamic revolution

Counting the costs

01 Feb 2018

For all their anti-western slogans, there is nothing ‘radical’ in any of the Tehran regime factions, writes Yassamine Mather

Drum beat of war

16 Nov 2017

Beirut is now the focus of the burgeoning Saudi-Iranian rivalry, writes Yassamine Mather

Iran, Kurdistan and the left

03 Nov 2017

How can we achieve principled communist unity in the Middle East? We spoke to Mohammad Reza Shalgouni, a member of the Organisation of Revolutionary Workers of Iran (Rahe Kargar)

Don’t abandon Palestinian cause

07 Sep 2017

The National Policy Forum wants to end Labour’s opposition to the occupation, writes Tony Greenstein

Oppression from all sides

10 Aug 2017

Iraqi communist Haifa Zangana addressed the London Communist Forum on August 6

Genuine, consistent solidarity

03 Aug 2017

The clerical regime was reactionary from the start, writes Yassamine Mather - even though there were those who claimed it was ‘moving towards the socialist camp’

Unbridled state power

20 Jul 2017

Esen Uslu reports on the first anniversary of the failed coup attempt

Overcoming misogyny

20 Jul 2017

Yassamine Mather tells the story of a woman whose achievements were made against all the odds

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