After telling civil servants that they would not be getting a pay rise, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi asked, “Do you want to build your country … or are you going to look for potatoes?”


The Iranian regime arrested around 30 steel workers in Ahvaz, the capital of oil-rich Khuzestan Province. This happened on 36th day of a workers’ strike and walkout over unpaid wages.


This article was published on the day of a recent ‘women’s strike’ in Israel to protest femicide and violence against women, and before a mass rally of 30,000 people took place in Tel Aviv. Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI) members participated in and supported this strike. They participated at different university campuses (one member,...


The Iranian economy is in downfall, and Iranian working class is the main target of this slump. Prices of staples are increasing day by day. The regime has only delivered empty words, and its explanation of the situation is contradictory and deceiving. In the summer, the regime's supreme leader Khamenei said that “not all our problems stem...


Over 160 people participated in the ‘Socialism Conference 2018’ event hosted in Tel Aviv by the Socialist Struggle Movement (SSM) on 27 - 29 September. Among the participants were workers and youth, trade unionists and left activists, Israeli Jews, Palestinians and some international guests.


Turkey held snap elections on 24 June, out of which the ruling AKP and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arose seemingly triumphant. But at the heart of Erdoğan’s decision to call an earlier vote was his concern of avoiding elections in the midst of a huge economic crisis, the manifestations of which are becoming sharper by the day.

■ Despite government-backed incitement, tens of thousands of Jews and Arabs march in the center of Tel Aviv to protest against the new law 
■ The accusation of a 'Palestinian flag scandal' is part of a hostile spin 
■ Continue to promote a broad struggle against the government 

• Rabin Square was filled again, this time as part of the 'Druze rally' against the Nationality Law

• This was another blow to the government, despite the fact that the organisers also promoted right-wing messages, weakening the struggle

• A broad front is needed

• Another demonstration against the Nationality...


This was one of the most important demonstrations organized in Israel in recent years. The fact that all six parties in the Netanyahu coalition government all oppose full equality to LGBT people has not prevented the right-wing regime from making cynical propaganda use of the achievements of the LGBT struggle. It does this in an effort to...


Week by week, the acute economic crisis in Iran is bringing new social groups in confrontation with the regime. Six months ago, the poor people, unemployed and disillusioned youth in tens of small and peripheral towns engaged in the protests what were unprecedented but not unexpected. Along with the street protests, strikes, protest...


The Iranian regime has started harassing and prosecuting university students because of their participation in nationwide January protests alongside workers and the poor. On 18 June, Tehran University students staged a rally against the security forces' breaking in colleges and arresting students and the shameless sentences by the courts that...


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