The Alliance of
Middle Eastern and North African Socialists

Syria’s Disaster, and What’s Next

More than seven years after the beginning of the Syrian popular uprising, which was gradually transformed into a deadly war with an international character, the situation in the country is catastrophic at all levels. The popular classes are the most affected with...

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John McCain: “Maverick” or Opportunist?

John McCain: “Maverick” or Opportunist?

US Senator John McCain (R, Arizona) died on Saturday. He was a militarist, a war criminal, a facilitator of racism, an opponent of the US working class, and more. Known as a “maverick”, in reality he was a chameleon/opportunist. On some issues he jumped from one side...

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Secularists, Secularism and the Syrian uprising (Part 2/2)

Secularists, Secularism and the Syrian uprising (Part 2/2)

Syrian secularists are under attack online and on the ground. Joseph Daher takes a critical look at recent efforts to discredit the contribution of Syrian secularists to the 2011 revolution and offers historic perspective on the meaning of secularism and how the...

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Secularists, Secularism and the Syrian uprising (Part 1/2)

Secularists, Secularism and the Syrian uprising (Part 1/2)

Syrian secularists, and moreover the concept of secularism, are under attack online and on the ground. Joseph Daher takes a critical look at recent efforts to discredit the contribution of Syrian secularists to the 2011 revolution and offers historic perspective on...

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