Days after polls closed in Iraq, the final count has been released. The radical coalition Sairoon (translated to “On the Move” by western sources) has declared its initial victory, with Muqtada al-Sadr and the Iraqi Communist Party gaining a slight majority in the parliament. We would first like to congratulate the Iraqi Communist Party and […]

Months have passed since the so-called liberation of Mosul by the u.$.-led coalition in Iraq, and the city has yet to recover. Very little construction has taken place, as most buildings remain in ruin, hardly the sight one normally associates with a city rejoicing for its freedom. The Iraqi army, with the full support of […]

Marking the 99th anniversary of the armistice that ended WWI, we are faced with a historic impasse as communists and anti-imperialists in the core countries. A grand inter-imperialist war that ultimately tested the resolve of so-called “progressives” that could not bring themselves to oppose what they saw as an opportunity for national glory. It was […]

It is no secret that the united $tates has been warming up to the possibility of a Kurdish state, primarily in Iraq and Syria (and depending how far the relationship with Turkey deteriorates, perhaps in that country as well), and has been working alongside Kurdish nationalists in Iran for decades now. Until recently they have […]

“Superficial and reactionary measures, especially when pursued through law, will have no other outcome but to clear the way for future crises by intensifying existing polarizations… These behaviors are unjust and we all know that pursuing injustice has the unwanted characteristic of reversibility.” —Ayatollah Khamenei, in his second letter to the western youth following the […]

There is a stubborn faction of the left which still seeks to redeem and organize members of the amerikkkan military, ascribing them with the qualities of a revolutionary class. They constantly seek to reclaim baby-killers as part of the masses which should be organized for the defeat of capitalism, and as such, ward off any […]

Chelsea Manning is currently serving the 6th year of a 35 year prison sentence due to her involvement in a massive military security breach in May of 2010. This breach involved a leak of hundreds of thousands of documents detailing u.s. war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as thousands of documents exposing torture […]

I can remember the morning quite vividly. Walking into our kitchen after school, I saw my mother crying with her face against the table and the television on. I asked my mother why she was crying and she responded, “Terrorists attacked us!” This puzzled me because I could not understand why tourists would attack anyone. […]

Israel has resumed bombarding the Gaza Strip following the discovery of three dead Israelis kidnapped two weeks ago. The IDF claims the 34 sites bombed by the Israeli Air Force were strategic points for HAMAS and other Palestinian defenders. Despite a lack of hard evidence regarding the abduction of the three Israelis, HAMAS has been […]

The myth of the all-powerful richest 1% While it is true that the ruling class of ultra-rich are the ultimate enemy of the world’s people, the fact that they are the current “ruling class” does not magically keep them in power- nor does it mean that they are solely responsible for maintaining their rule. If […]