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Kabul falls: A devastating blow to the US and Western imperialism – Afghans’ suffering continues under Taliban (8/16/2021) - This article, written by Niall Mulholland, was originally published on socialistworld.net, the website of the Committee for a Workers’ International. On Sunday 15 August, the Taliban reached the capital of Kabul, forcing the US-backed government of Ashraf Ghani from power. Thousands of residents tried desperately to board planes to flee the hard-line Islamic force. AfterContinue reading "Kabul falls: A devastating blow to the US and Western imperialism – Afghans’ suffering continues under Taliban"
Will China’s Bubble Burst? (6/25/2021) - This article, written by Hannah Sell, was originally published in the June 2021 issue of Socialism Today, the monthly magazine published by our co-thinkers in the Socialist Party of England & Wales. The Independent Socialist Group stands in solidarity with the Socialist Party as part of the Committee for a Workers’ International. Unlike many otherContinue reading "Will China’s Bubble Burst?"
Has Biden Delivered? (6/24/2021) - Biden’s “honeymoon period” has been largely bolstered by the roll-out of the vaccine, the resultant re-opening of society and economic impact. Widespread relief cannot disguise that Biden is failing to deliver on his already-inadequate campaign promises.
Israel-Palestine: A new stage in the struggle (5/26/2021) - This article is the cover story of the June 2021 issue of Socialism Today, the monthly magazine published by our co-thinkers in the Socialist Party of England & Wales. The Independent Socialist Group stands in solidarity with the Socialist Party as part of the Committee for a Workers’ International. By Judy Beishon When a ceasefireContinue reading "Israel-Palestine: A new stage in the struggle"
Israel-Palestine conflict: How can workers end war and secure national and democratic rights for all? (5/25/2021) - Photo: Israeli military bombing of civilian neighborhoods in the Gaza Strip 2021 This article was originally posted on socialistworld.net, the website of the Committee for a Workers’ International. By Judy Beishon The turn to devastating bloodshed by the Israeli regime has followed weeks of brutal Israeli policing in and around Jerusalem’s old city, and aContinue reading "Israel-Palestine conflict: How can workers end war and secure national and democratic rights for all?"
Conflict in Jerusalem widens across Israeli cities and to war on Gaza (5/19/2021) - This article was originally posted on socialistworld.net, the website of the Committee for a Workers’ International. By Judy Beishon Weeks of repressive, brutal Israeli policing of Palestinian gatherings and protests in East Jerusalem have led to a new round of bloody conflict. Rather than just being confined to Jerusalem, this time the Israeli authorities areContinue reading "Conflict in Jerusalem widens across Israeli cities and to war on Gaza"
El colapso del metro en la Ciudad de México mata a 26 personas: se ignoraron las advertencias! (5/14/2021) - Por Ashley Rogers  Negligencia, corrupción y capitalismo El 3 de mayo se derrumbó en Ciudad de México un paso elevado por el que circulaba un tren del metro, lo que provocó la muerte de al menos veintiséis personas y heridas a otras ochenta. El tren circulaba por un tramo elevado de la línea 12 cuandoContinue reading "El colapso del metro en la Ciudad de México mata a 26 personas: se ignoraron las advertencias!"

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