Tag: Iraq

revolutionary reflections | Endgames of US petro-imperialism?

Brian Parkin explains some of the contradictions of the energy markets and the process of US imperial decline in an era of climate catastrophe

Syria and US intervention

Listen to Omar Sabbour on the real nature of the US intervention in Syria and the implications for anti-imperialists and the left.

Chilcot was vindication for everyone who opposed the Iraq War

Seb Cooke discusses how the movement that opposed the Iraq War in 2003 has been vindicated in the findings of yesterday's Chilcot report If you're...
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Video: Jail Tony Blair

The much anticipated, and much delayed, Chilcot Inquiry is due to be published today. Jasveer Singh on why why rebuilding Iraq must start with jailing Tony Blair.

Thousands protest against Cameron’s War, solidarity needed with Assad’s victims

Nick Evans reports from last night's protest in London against the bombing of Syria Today, the House of Commons will be asked again to vote...

After Paris: no to imperialist wars, no to Islamophobia, no to...

We are horrified by the attacks in Paris: we join in mourning the dead, and send our condolences to the loved ones of those...

Taking a longer view

Pete Cannell is an active member of Edinburgh Stop the War Coalition. He responds here to Mark Boothroyd's article on the Syrian Revolution and the...

As Middle East goes nuclear, climate change goes critical. Part 3:...

In the final part of Brian Parkin's article, he shows that imperialist wars, arrested development and impending climate catastrophe are all linked through industrial...

Now More Than Ever: The Story of Greater Manchester CND

As the anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki approaches, Philip Gilligan reports on the inaugural screening of a film celebrating decades of anti-nuclear campaigning.   Now...

ISIS, sexual violence and killing gay men

Nancy Lindisfarne and Jonathan Neale look at the evidence for widespread rape and homophobic attacks in Syria and Iraq. This post was originally published...

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Striking together for Higher Education

The whys, whats and what nexts of the upcoming higher education strikes, which begin on 25 November.

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revolutionary reflections | Endgames of US petro-imperialism?

Brian Parkin explains some of the contradictions of the energy markets and the process of US imperial decline in an era of climate catastrophe