Assad’s White Supremacist Supporters

According to the Washington Post, "Syria's Assad has become an icon of the far right in America."(August 13).  James Alex Fields Jr., the man who rammed his car into anti-racist counter-protesters at the white supremacists' rally  in Charlottesville, VA on August 12, ...

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Reflections of a Syrian Refugee from Aleppo

What has opened the eyes of many Syrian refugees in foreign countries is the global oppression.  I am happy that we started looking at things in the bigger picture. We came to the conclusion that what happened in Syria is a result of something bigger and rotten that...

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Crisis Between the Reactionary Monarchies of the Gulf

In this political crisis between reactionary states, we must of course denounce the political opportunism and the lies of Saudi Arabia and its allies in their campaigns of isolation and pressure against Qatar. These states are dictatorships which repress any form of...

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Creating a Public Library in Daraa Despite Assad Regime Bombs

“The main goals of the library are to fight the regime with education … and serve college students in opposition-controlled areas,” Loai Abu Abdou, a 34-year-old math teacher and one of the founders of Ajyal (Generations), told Syria Deeply. The article below is being...

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Syria’s Prisoners: Absent but Never Forgotten

A recent report by the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) estimates that the number of detainees is likely to exceed 215,000.      99 per cent of these have been detained by Syrian regime forces. by Leila Al-Shami June 14, 2017 This article was originally...

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New Peace Coalition in Los Angeles

In contrast to the authoritarian left, we oppose and organize against the machinations not only of U.S. imperialism and its subimperialist allies like Israel and Saudi Arabia, but also those of Russian imperialism and of subimperialist powers like Iran.  Thus, we...

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