PA’s dependency on external actors, neo liberal policies and corruption (part II)

As we have seen in the first article (The Oslo predicament and the PA’s failure, collaboration and repression…https://cafethawrarevolution.wordpress.com/2012/07/13/the-oslo-predicament-and-the-pas-failure-collaboration-and-repression/) the Oslo Agreement and Paris Protocol were designed in order to maintain the Palestinian economy just as before fully incorporated into and dependent upon the Israeli economy. In 2002 nearly a decade after the conclusion of the … Continue reading

The Oslo predicament and the PA’s failure, collaboration and repression… (Part I)

At the end of June, the EU and US-trained Palestinian Authority (PA) police, the mukhabarat and un-uniformed thugs attack on two consecutive days Palestinians protesting against the invitation of Israeli war criminal Shaul Mofaz to Ramallah. Mofaz was Chief-of-Staff of the IOF from 1998 until 2003, and then Israeli Defence Minister from 2003 until 2006, making … Continue reading

غزة تحت الحصار

:نشر في الثورة الدائمة، العدد ٢ – ربيع٢٠١٢  http://prjournal.socialist-forum.org/node/35‫ هذا المقال، أدناه، المبني على المشاهدة العينية، كتبه الرفيق جوزيف ضاهر لمجلة «الثورة الدائمة»، بعد زيارة للقطاع دامت أكثر من شهر بقليل، في وقت سابق من هذا العام، في معرض إعداد دراسة أكاديمية عن الحركات الإسلامية، في لبنان وفلسطين. أدى العدوان الإسرائيلي في آذار الماضي إلى … Continue reading

Gaza under the siege

article published following an extended visit in February in Gaza for a month. An Arabic version is available in the newspaper “Thawra Dai’ma”  number 2:   http://prjournal.socialist-forum.org/content/gaza-under-seige The last Israeli military offensive in March causing the deaths of more than 20 Palestinians and the ongoing electricity crisis prove that the Gaza strip is still not free from … Continue reading

Les élections présidentielles égyptiennes et la poursuite du coup d’état militaire

(article publié avant le résultat du second tour des éléctions dans le journal SolidaritéS: http://www.solidarites.ch/journal/#article=d/article/5358/&sommaire=d/numero/0) Le second tour des élections présidentielles s’est déroulé dans une atmosphère tendue à la suite de plusieurs mesures contre-révolutionnaires pour tenter de mettre fin au processus débuté il y a plus d’un an maintenant. Il a vu s’affronter l’homme des militaires … Continue reading

L’arme des ventres vides ou la résistance populaire du peuple palestinien

Article publié dans le journal SolidaritS, Mai 2012 (http://www.solidarites.ch/journal/#article=d/article/5340/&sommaire=d/numero/0) Au cours des mois d’avril et de mai derniers, plus de 2000 prisonniers palestiniens se sont engagés dans une grève de la faim ouverte pour protester contre le traitement inhumain et illégal infligé par le Service pénitentiaire israélien (SPI). Certains prisonniers, comme Thaer Halahleh et Bilal … Continue reading

Egypt presidential elections and the continuation of the military coup d’état!

As I am writing these lines, the second round of the presidential elections between the candidate Shafiq, considered by all as the representative of the old regime and the Supreme Council of Armed Forces, and the candidate of the Muslim Brotherhoods Morsi is happening and elections polls are opened throughout Egypt. At 2.30 pm on … Continue reading

الثورة الدائمة، العدد ٢ – ربيع ٢٠١٢

http://prjournal.socialist-forum.org/node/35  نشر في محتويات هذا العدد  «الثورة الدائمة»، في عددها الثاني: هل ربحنا التحدي؟ – هيئة التحرير  المشكلة الطائفية في مصر والبديل العلماني الثوري – عاطف شحات سعيد – اشتراكي ثوري مصري  الطبقة العاملة والثورة المصرية – الاشتراكيون الثوريون (مصر)  ما الأسلم: الدخول في لعبة السيىء والأسوأ أم المقاطعة؟ – هيئة التحرير  «ما ينبغي قوله»، بعد عشرين سنة على … Continue reading

Egypt, the left and the first round of the elections

Our article is interested in the strategies and tactics of the different leftist parties during the first round of the election. A unified candidacy could have been possible and could have challenged the whole dynamics of the elections, especially following the great result of Nasserist candidate Hamdeen Sabbahi, who gathered the highest votes in Cairo … Continue reading

Debates around the second round of the Egyptian presidential elections

The results of the presidential elections in Egypt were a victory for the elites both of the older regime and of the ones backing the Muslim Brotherhoods.  Egypt has been divided since then between people and parties calling to vote for Morsi to make barrage to Shafiq, the man of the regime, while others have … Continue reading