Category Archives: Internationalism

Upcoming solidarity events with Russian antifascist prisoners and Kevan Thakrar

Two important anti-repression events coming up in London in the near future: On Thursday 27 February, there’s a solidarity demo with the Russian anarchist and antifascist prisoners at 6:30pm outside the Russian Embassy, 6/7 Kensington Palace Gardens, W8 4QP. This … Continue reading

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Bombs over Diyala, drones over Hajin: a response to Joshua Clover on Iran

Joshua Clover is undoubtedly a clever and insightful person, and his recent article on the need for an effective anti-war movement, “The Great March”, makes some very good points. But there’s also some things about it that point in a … Continue reading

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Anti-war statement from Middle Eastern and North African socialists: Oppose U.S. and Iran War by Showing Solidarity with Uprisings in the MENA Region

A statement from the Alliance of Middle Eastern and North African Socialists: The most worrisome aspect of these developments is that they might lead to catastrophic consequences and full-scale war.  That would in turn overshadow the wave of uprisings that … Continue reading

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Statement in support of the protests in Iran

In the past week or so, two statements about Iran have been circulated – one essentially supporting the Iranian regime by framing the whole issue as being about “US imperialism”, and another initiated by Iranian socialists and revolutionaries living in … Continue reading

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Soft answers to hard questions: more on imperialism, solidarity, Crimethinc and Rojava

Crimethinc’s recent feature, Why the Turkish Invasion Matters: Addressing the Hard Questions about Imperialism and Solidarity, is a welcome one. In the past, I’ve been very critical of the ways that some anarchists, including Crimethinc, have tended to skip over … Continue reading

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On the Turkish invasion of Syria: some recommendations

A few different perspectives and statements against the new war which I thought said something worthwhile. Most if not all of these were written before the latest Assad-PYD deal, more analysis of that would be very welcome. Syria’s Kurds abandoned … Continue reading

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“No Borders” beyond a slogan: brief comments on a recent Angry Workers text

Angry Workers of the World, the West London-based collective who consistently produce some of the best contemporary analysis out of the UK at the moment, have just published a new piece reviewing a book on the Grunswick and Gate Gourmet … Continue reading

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