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Will there be a third intifada?

In the wake of the Arab Spring, many Palestinian activists are discussing the possibility of a third intifada, by Kady Tait…

Obituary: Gil Scott Heron Poet, musician, author, fighter

Jeremy Dewar reviews the life of GIl Scott Heron, who died 27 May 2011 The revolution will not be right back after a message ‘bout a white tornado, white lightning…

Youth uprising in Madrid

Thousands of people have begun protests across Spain in the run up to the elections, a camp modelled on Tahrir square has been set up in Madrid’s city centre. So…

Cairo conference can unite resistance across the globe

Revolutionaries and anti-imperialists from across the world will be gathering in Cairo between 3-5 June to discuss the next tasks for the growing rebellions across the Middle East and North…

National unity talks in Palestine

The Arab revolutions have pressured the Palestinian leaders in Fatah and Hamas to sign a unity treaty. Peter Main considers what this means for the Palestinian people. Read it here…

Bin Laden is dead, the US war goes on

“Yes we can!” gloated Barak Obama as he announced to the world that the US has assassinatesd enemy number one, Osama Bin Laden, reports Martin Suchanek. Read it  here Dave…

Fact and fiction: politics behind the deficit debate

Are the cuts about ideology or necessity? Many on the left have argued they have more to do with Tory politics than raw economic necessity, a case put forcefully by…

Battle for Libya rages on

Fierce fighting continues across Libya as the revolutionaries struggle to bring down Gaddafi’s regime.…

Egypt: the struggle for freedom continues

The revolution in Egypt has entered a new phase. New independent trade unions are recruiting tens of thousands and demanding an end to starvation wages and sweatshop conditions. Marcus Halaby…

Syrians can bring down Assad regime

SYRIAN security forces shot dead over 80 protesters on 22 April. They killed another 12 the next day, as the democracy movement attempted to bury its dead. President Bashar al-Assad…