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15 August 2014
The bloody conflict in Ukraine, alongside the slaughter of the Palestinian people in Gaza, has brought the issue of the 'national question' once more forcefully onto the political agenda. How can we open a road to begin to solve seemingly age-old intractable issues? Peter Taaffe writes.
6 August 2014
Mass struggle to end Israeli state terror: A hail of death has roared down on Gaza for weeks. Working class people in Britain and worldwide are shocked and angered at images of a Palestinian father carrying his dead children's body parts in a plastic bag
6 August 2014
Super-dooper: One statistic indicating economic recovery which Chancellor George Osborne isn't crowing about is the booming sales of super-yachts
29 July 2014
Whole families burnt alive. Parents with children. Over 1,100 Palestinians' lives have ended since 8 July, as ruthless inferno has rained down on this besieged, impoverished, and highly populated strip of land during the Muslim Ramadan.
29 July 2014
The Fire Brigades Union deplores the horrific attacks on Gaza and calls for an immediate, negotiated and total ceasefire
15 July 2014
The trapped, blockaded 1.8 million people in the Gaza strip have been viciously bombarded from air, sea and land, and the slaughter is going on
11 July 2014
Demonstrations have been taking place across Britain to condemn the horrific onslaught
9 July 2014
The Israeli government has launched another series of air strikes and bombardments on the besieged population of Gaza under the name operation "protective edge". This is yet another step of escalation by the Israeli government that brings closer the threat of a wider conflict
25 June 2014
Protest in Tel Aviv against military raids: On 21 June dozens of protesters - Jews and Arabs, including Socialist Struggle Movement (SSM) activists - held a demonstration in front of the defence ministry in Tel Aviv
15 January 2014
The butcher of Sabra and Shatila has died. Ariel Sharon, once known as the "Father of Israeli settlements", died after eight years in a semi-coma, following a stroke while still prime minister in January 2006
27 November 2013
The interim nuclear deal between Iran, the US, and other world powers has grabbed the world's attention
8 May 2013
As Israeli governments have progressively increased the number of Jewish settlers in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, eating into the Palestinian territories, more and more people are questioning whether a viable Palestinian state next to Israel is now possible
24 November 2012
Over 10,000 people marched in London to condemn the Israeli bombardment of Gaza.
21 November 2012
Men, women and children from one end of the Gaza strip to the other have been subjected to abject terror as bombs hit this narrow piece of land from the air and sea
18 November 2012
As the Israeli army's brutal onslaught on Gaza continued into its fourth day, thousands protested outside the Israeli embassy in London.
29 February 2012
Workers and poor must rely on their own strength to resist: War clouds are gathering, once again, over the Middle East. Heightening tensions over the last months between the US and its allies and Iran have seen covert assassinations of Iranian nuclear scientists,...
9 November 2011
A general strike took place in Israel on Monday 7 November, with workers in the civil service, public transport, universities, airports, sea ports and local authorities among those striking
9 November 2011
Solidarity action urgently needed: On 4 November, Socialist Party Ireland MEP, Paul Murphy, was detained by the Israeli Defence Forces, along with other activists from the Freedom Waves Flotilla
21 September 2011
On Saturday 3 September 430,000 Israeli youth and workers marched through the major cities of Tel-Aviv, Jerusalem, and Haifa, as part of an ongoing youth-led protest and 'tent city' movement, writes William Andrews.
14 September 2011
UN vote on 'statehood': Palestinian representatives intend to ask the United Nations this month to recognise Palestine as a state in the Gaza strip and West Bank, writes Judy Beishon.
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