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Egypt Shows Us “This is What Democracy Looks Like”
April 12, 2011 – 9:04 pm EST |
Egypt Shows Us “This is What Democracy Looks Like”

According to Australian based Marxist journal LINKS, on Friday, April 8 one of the largest protests in Egypt since the ouster of Mubarak took place. Unlike earlier protests, Egypt’s armed forces, and in particular Field Marshal Tantawi – the head of the Supreme Military Council, were the “focus of much of the anger displayed.” The […]

Socialist International Statement on Arab Revolutions
April 12, 2011 – 7:46 pm EST |
Socialist International Statement on Arab Revolutions

The Marxists of the Socialist International are backing the revolutionary wave sweeping North Africa and the Middle East. From a statement issued after a Socialist International Presidium meeting Athens, Greece, 19 March 2011. The Presidium of the Socialist International is today gathered in Athens, in the foothills of the Acropolis, at a crucial moment for […]

The Council Has Spoken!! 04/08/11
April 9, 2011 – 11:40 am EST |
The Council Has Spoken!! 04/08/11

The Council Has Spoken!! 04/08/11 From: The Watcher’s Council The Council has spoken, the votes have been cast and the results are in for this week, carved eternally in the records of cyberspace. This week, Israel was very much in the news between the ramping up of the situation in Gaza and the UN’s infamous […]

“Act One” of the Egytian Revolution
April 8, 2011 – 12:58 am EST |
“Act One” of the Egytian Revolution

British academic and Socialist Workers Party member Philip Marfleet, on the Egyptian revolution – it ain’t over yet. From International Socialism April 4 Revolutions are invariably complex and lengthy processes. In the case of Iran, with which there are some striking similarities, protests which began in 1976 only took their full effect three years later […]

Iraqi Communists Generating Unrest to Ensure American Forces Quit Country
April 8, 2011 – 12:25 am EST |
Iraqi Communists Generating Unrest to Ensure American Forces Quit Country

U.S. forces may win the war in Iraq, only to lose the peace to the country’s communist party. The Iraqi Communist Party is busily stirring up trouble, to both ensure that American forces leave the country and to position themselves in order to best exploit the resulting power vacuum. From the Communist Party USA‘s Peoples […]

Benjamin Barber – Gadaffi Shill Works With Obama Founded “Think Tank”
April 8, 2011 – 12:19 am EST |
Benjamin Barber – Gadaffi Shill Works With  Obama Founded “Think Tank”

On February 22, 2011, self proclaimed “internationally renowned political theorist” and Distinguished Fellow at the policy center Demos, Benjamin Barber released a statement announcing his resignation from the governing board of the Gadaffi Foundation. Barber announced his resignation from the Gadaffi International Charity and Development Foundation, headed by Libyan dictator Muammar Gadaffi’s son Saif al-Qaddafi, […]

Beck on the Middle East, America and Synchronized Trouble
April 6, 2011 – 11:29 pm EST |

Courtesy of The Daily Beck

ElBaradei’s Agenda: War With Israel, Socialism at Home
April 5, 2011 – 11:18 pm EST |
ElBaradei’s Agenda: War With Israel, Socialism at Home

“Democracy” has come to Egypt. From Ynet Former International Atomic Energy Agency chief Mohamed ElBaradei, who had previously announced his intentions to run for the presidency of Egypt, said Monday that “if Israel attacked Gaza we would declare war against the Zionist regime.“ In an interview with the Al-Watan newspaper he said: “In case of […]