Foundation of the Dera’a section of the Revolutionary Left Current

This document was published on the 13 December 2012, in “Front Line”, organ of the Revolutionary Left Current, It is translated from the Arabic by Luiza Toscane. (http://www.internationalviewpoint.org/) The Dera’a branch of the Revolutionary Left Current in Syria has been founded. It is made up of left activists and revolutionary Marxists, activists in the Syrian revolutionary movement … Continue reading

Trade union struggles in the Middle East and North Africa

article published in : http://www.internationalviewpoint.org/spip.php?article2849 and translated in English from this article in French published in December 2012: https://cafethawrarevolution.wordpress.com/2012/12/13/les-luttes-syndicales-dans-les-revolutions-arabes/ Since the outbreak of the revolutionary in January 2011 and even before that, trade unionists, like workers throughout the region, played an important role in the struggles and the fall of the dictators. Remember that it was the … Continue reading

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

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

السعودية: مظاهرات في قلب الثورة المضادة

  http://www.al-manshour.org/node/1268   اذار 18, 2012 -نشر في شهدت السعودية عدة تظاهرات مهمة في مناطق مختلفة من البلاد خلال الأسابيع القليلة الماضية. المظاهرات والتحركات الشعبية، التي بدأت منذ سنة هناك، لم تحظ بالتغطية الإعلامية اللازمة سواء من الإعلام الإقليمي والدولي، والقمع لم تدنه الحكومات الغربية. آلاف من الطالبات في الجامعات السعودية قاطعن الصفوف للاحتجاج ضد الخدمات … Continue reading

Palestinians’ hunger strike, and Nakba Day!

More than 2000 prisoners engaged in a mass open-ended hunger strike in protest against the inhumane and illegal treatment meted out by the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) since April 17 although a few had been fasting much longer – up to 77 days such as the prisoners Thaer Halahleh and Bilal Diab. They began their … Continue reading

Palestine’s Land Day: We will not forget

Palestinians and their supporters around the world organised demonstrations, across 80 different countries, to mark Palestinian Land Day on 30 March.  Land Day is commemorated every year to reaffirm the attachment of the Palestinian people to their lands and their rejection of the Israeli occupation and its illegal settlements. The origin of this event is … Continue reading