Egypt: from revolution to repression

Anne Alexander, from the MENA Solidarity Network, is the co-author, with Mostafa Bassiouny, of the forthcoming book Bread, Freedom, Social Justice. She spoke to Amy Gilligan about workers' movements and revolution in Egypt. Originally published...

Mass protests grow on the streets of Hong Kong

Sue Sparks reports on the  protests growing on the streets of Hong Kong. The mass protests on the streets of Hong Kong over the past few days have been inspiring. The protests started with university...

The bombs won’t work: they’ll make things worse.

Hanif Leylabi writes on why we should oppose the latest British military adventure in Iraq

Terrorism with British characteristics

The government and mainstream media are up in arms about returning Islamic State fighters. But what of the British mercenaries fighting in the region? Peter Hill examines a double standard with troubling implications. The government...

The birth of Palestinian Resistance and the 1936 uprising

In the latest installment of Neil Rogall's series on the history of Palestine he looks at a long history of Palestinian resistance to occupation that culminated in the Arab revolt of 1936 Read part 1 of...

The Russian far right and its role in the Ukraine conflict

Moscow based socialist and rs21 member Ben Neal has written an article at The Project detailing the state of Russia's far right and its involvement in the Ukraine conflict. He writes: While those on the left...

Groundhog day for the eurozone?

Estelle Cooch looks at whether the economic optimism pushed by politicians lives up to the headlines. First published in the autumn 2014 edition of the rs21 magazine. On the 14th August amidst much cheering from...

The changing face of imperialism

Ukraine and Syria have put imperialism back at the top of the political agenda. Rob Owen traces the theory of imperialism and charts the trajectory of US imperialism in recent years. This article was first...

The origins of the Iron Wall: Zionist settlers during the mandate

 In the third part of his series on Palestine Neil Rogall looks at the influx of the Zionist settlers and the politics that they developed. Read part 1 of this series, The Origins of Zionism,...
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New terror laws – nothing but racist propaganda

Civil liberties are eroded and Muslims scapegoated – and all without evidence writes Lois JC On Friday the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre or JTAC upped the UK's terror threat level to 'severe'. This...