Don’t Forget the Syrians

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

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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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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Exposing Tulsi Gabbard’s Ties to Hateful Politics

Recently, Tulsi Gabbard, a representative for Hawaii in the U.S. Congress, announced that she is considering nominating herself as a presidential candidate in the 2020 U.S. presidential election. Shiyam Galyon and Sina Zekavat, members of the Alliance of Middle...

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