Venezuelan Socialist Speaks to Middle Eastern Socialists

Editors’ Note: On March 9, 2019,  Eva Maria,  Venezuelan socialist  writer and activist spoke to a  meeting of the Alliance of Middle Eastern Socialists.  Below is the text of her presentation: First of all, thank you so much for inviting me to this call. It is my...

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The Trajectory of India Under Modi

Narendra Modi has from his childhood been a member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), which had links to Italian fascism and Nazism; from the period when Modi was chief minister to this day, school textbooks in Gujarat, ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP,...

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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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Peel Back Tulsi Gabbard’s “Progressive” Veneer

By Stanley Heller (a version of this appeared on the blog Economic Uprising) Tulsi Gabbard is getting a pass from people who should know better, first from Glenn Greenwald and then from the folks at Democracy Now.  They describe her as...

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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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Understanding the Travail of Change in Sudan

Sudan revolts. Many people have read this short sentence many times in the past few years, but the fact is Sudan never stopped revolting since the coup of June 1989 that brought the ruling National Islamic Front party (later the National Congress Party; NCP) and the...

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