Tag: israel

Socialism and national rights

Ukraine, Israel/Palestine and other countries The bloody conflict in Ukraine, alongside the slaughter of the Palestinian people in Gaza, has brought the issue of the ‘national question’ once more forcefully onto the political agenda. How can we open a road to begin to solve seemingly age-old intractable issues? This is […]

After weeks of mass slaughter in Gaza, IDF forces ‘withdraw’

What is the role of imperialism in the conflict? A hail of death has roared down on Gaza for weeks. Working class people in Britain and worldwide are shocked and angered at images of a Palestinian father carrying his dead children’s body parts in a plastic bag, and other daily […]

Boycotting Israel: the socialist view

‘Boycott, divestment and sanctions’- questions and answers about the BDS campaign Following an appeal from advocates of an academic boycott on Israel, physicist Stephen Hawking recently turned down an invitation to speak at a conference in Jerusalem. He joins others who have boycotted Israel in one form or another, particularly […]