An idea called Daraya

Five years on from the kidnapping of the ‘Douma 4’ activists, Joey Ayoub pays homage to another Damascus suburb symbolic of Syria’s peaceful, democratic revolution. By the time Huda was arrested by regime soldiers in 2013, the siege of Daraya, a suburb of Damascus,...

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Open Letter to Code Pink

The following is an open letter to the US peace group, Code Pink,  concerning its planned trip to Iran.  It was issued  by  U.S. labor activists, John Reimann and Cheryl Zuur,  and co-signed by various U.S. and international labor and solidarity activists and...

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Repudiating the Stalinist Legacy

Editors' note:  Below,  we reprint part I of a three-part series by Javier Sethness, libertarian socialist, activist and author.  The links to parts two and three of this series can be found at the end of this article.  This series was originally published by Notes...

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Symposium on Health Care and Alternatives to Capitalism

Editors’ Note:  Recently,  the Alliance of Middle Eastern Socialists organized a panel discussion on  “health care and alternatives to capitalism” in Los Angeles. The presenters were the following:  1. Maureen Cruise,  Registered Nurse and director of Health Care for...

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