To avoid Russia’s outright defeat in its brutal war against Ukrainians, the alliance of nations–Russia, Iran, and China, now with North Korea–that for 12 years has united to suppress the Syrian Revolution for freedom and dignity seems to be firming up again.
World in View: The Syrian Revolution can’t be killedMay 8, 2021
It has been said, “The Revolution is an idea; you can’t kill an idea.” The thousands who gathered in Idlib city on March 15, the 10th anniversary of the beginning of the Syrian Revolution, lived that truth.
World in view, July-August 2020: Syria’s problem is Assad, not sanctionsJuly 1, 2020
The lie of a Syrian “renaissance” has disappeared and discontent manifested even in regime-controlled areas. Assad blames U.S. sanctions, but the problem isn’t sanctions. It’s genocide.
COVID-19 and the specter of pandemicJanuary 27, 2020
The spread of the coronavirus cannot be viewed in isolation from the corruption of China’s state-capitalism and the danger the virus poses especially to the poor, homeless and refugees.
World in View: Trump doctrine for a changed worldNovember 4, 2019
Trump’s Oct. 23 speech on Syria lays out his counter-revolutionary vision of a changed world including his intention to reorient the U.S.’s PYD allies in line with world capitalism.
Editorial: The Arab Spring is ongoing
Uprisings from Egypt to Iraq, Lebanon to Sudan, give the lie to the bourgeoisie’s illusions and reveal the widespread desire, shared across the region, for a new, human society.
Editorial: Stop Assad’s genocide!June 27, 2019
Free Syrian revolutionaries are being pushed to the limit. But humanity is being put to the test.
Readers’ Views, September-October 2018: Part 2September 29, 2018
Readers’ Views Part 2 takes up: the needed return to Marx’s Humanism, and Voices from behind prison bars.
Editorial: Stop the coming slaughter in Idlib!September 17, 2018
News & Letters editorial taking up how in Syria, attacks are intensifying upon the three million Syrians, mostly civilians, trapped in Idlib province and how so many in the Left have failed them.