The Rise, Decline and Return of Marxist Feminism

In this introduction to the new Persian translation of Heather Brown’s  Marx on Gender and the Family:  A Critical Study (Brill Press, 2012 and Haymarket Press, 2013), the translators situate Brown’s work in the context of the various tendencies within Marxist...

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The Kurdish Crisis in Iraq and Syria

We must support the right of self-determination for 28 to 35 million Kurdish people in Iraq, Syria, Turkey and Iran. We need to denounce these authoritarian regimes, as well as international and regional measures and pressures that prevent Kurdish populations from...

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Interview with a Turkish Socialist

The Alliance of Middle Eastern Socialists strongly opposes Turkey's latest land and air attacks on Afrin and Turkey's  ongoing war on the Kurdish population of Northern Syria and Turkey.   Below,  we print an interview with a Turkish socialist, Foti Benlisoy,  which...

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Acquittal of Two Egyptian Political Prisoners

The Alliance of Middle Eastern Socialists salutes  the acquittal  of  Egyptian feminist lawyer Mahienour el-Massry and trade unionist Moatasem Medhat whose names were included in our international campaign in solidarity with Middle Eastern political prisonners. They...

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