Tag: Saudi Arabia

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

AUDIO: Sudan, Yemen and the British arms trade

Listen to the talks from our recent meeting on how British arms exports to Saudi Arabia are fueling repression in Sudan and a bloody massacre in Yemen

‘I Am My Own Guardian’ – State repression of Saudi activists

Recent arrests of Women's Rights activists in Saudi Arabia are part of a cynical attempt by the State to monopolise the notion of reform and crush dissent.

The Syrian Revolution and the crisis of the anti-war movement

Suddenly, everyone is talking about Syria. Saturday's demonstration will be in solidarity with all refugees, but a Syrian refugee is one of the key organisers. Campaigners from the Syria Solidarity Movement UK and Stop...

As Middle East goes nuclear, climate change goes critical. Part 2: Saudi Arabia

Here we publish the second part of Brian Parkin's article, where he looks at Saudi Arabia's own nuclear ambitions, and an emerging reconfiguration of imperial alliances in the Middle East. (See part one here.) ...

8 things you need to know about the oil crash

Kate Deer, Amy Gilligan and Brian Parkin answer some of the key questions surrounding the recent crash in oil prices. Why has my petrol got much cheaper? Anyone who drives, or has passed a filling station...