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Middle Eastern and North African Socialists

The Syrian Death

The Syrian Death

Editors’ Note:  Below is the translation of an Arabic text by Syrian playwright,  Mohammad Al Attar. Syrians die ceaselessly, die generously, and die individually and collectively. They experience every manner of death. They die violently, from disease, or...

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Syria, the United States, and the Left

Syria, the United States, and the Left

As the war in Syria draws to a close, the debate on the U.S. left over that conflict seems as intractable as ever. The immediacy of Syrian politics for Americans seems to ebb and flow as the war impinges on a shifting but surprisingly broad scope of issues salient to...

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Peel Back Tulsi Gabbard’s “Progressive” Veneer

Peel Back Tulsi Gabbard’s “Progressive” Veneer

By Stanley Heller (a version of this appeared on the blog Economic Uprising) Tulsi Gabbard is getting a pass from people who should know better, first from Glenn Greenwald and then from the folks at Democracy Now.  They describe her as...

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The Me Too Movement in the Middle East

The Me Too Movement in the Middle East

by Lara al-Kateb and  Omar Abbas with contributions from Selin Cagatay, Frieda Afary,  Fatemeh Masjedi and socialist feminists inside Iran  The Me Too movement against sexual assault and rape has animated women throughout the world.  In the Middle East too, despite...

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