Iran: Islam and the struggle for socialism ‒ Mohammad Ja’far [Kanan Makiya] and Azar Tabari [Afsaneh Najmabadi]

2020-10-11T13:12:17+03:00July 10, 1981|Categories: Articles, Forbidden Agendas, Khamsin 8|Tags: , |

None of the expectations, predictions and prognoses of left circles, whether inside or outside Iran, have been confirmed by the passage of time. The speed with which a highly repressive and deeply reactionary regime has emerged, in the wake of colossal mass mobilisations involving millions, has left many in political shock and disillusionment.

The early history of Lebanese Communism reconsidered ‒ Alexander Flores

2021-10-08T20:12:46+03:00July 10, 1980|Categories: Articles, Khamsin 7|Tags: |

The three men who prepared the meeting that is considered the birth of the Lebanese communist party represented three important components in the formation of the party: Yusuf Yazbek, the romantic Lebanese liberal with a radical socialist streak; Fu'ad Shimali, the worker who had gathered his trade-union experience in Egypt, and Joseph Berger, the Palestinian Jewish communist of Polish origin who provided the relations with the Comintern.

A Palestinian Strategy for Peaceful Coexistence ‒ by Said Hammami (the PLO’s Representative in London)

2019-03-12T10:07:57+02:00May 10, 1975|Categories: Articles, Documents|Tags: |

If a Palestinian state were established on a part of the Palestinian homeland and if the Palestinian leadership then decided to pursue an evolutionary strategy towards its ultimate goal of ‘a state in partnership’, we would aim to open and maintain a continuous and developing dialogue with any elements within Israel who were prepared to meet and talk with Palestinians regarding the form of a mutually acceptable co-existence which might in time be developed between the two peoples living in the country to which they both lay claim.

One more battle – the same war

2021-05-31T14:13:28+03:00October 7, 1973|Categories: Documents|

A declaration written on the second day of the October 1973 war: Political and moral responsibility for this war and the blood shed in it falls squarely on the government of Israel. Therefore we – Jewish and Arab internationalists – support all those who choose not to take part in this war.

Generations and Cultures in Israel – by Akiva Orr

2022-03-17T08:48:23+02:00January 1, 1973|Categories: Articles, ISRACA|Tags: |

The enormous apparatus of Israeli propaganda amongst Jews throughout the world now pushes the line that identification with the 'Jewish State' is the new meaning of 'Jewishness'. Since the emerging Israeli Identity has more in common with other settlers' states than with Jews, anyone who bases his identity on identification with Israel must uphold the principle of discrimination by nationality, and the placing of nationalistic morality above universal morality.

Joint Israeli-Arab Statement on the Middle East Crisis ‒ by The Israeli Socialist Organization and The Palestinian Democratic Front (June 3, 1967)

2018-09-30T23:32:27+03:00June 3, 1967|Categories: Documents|

The Palestine problem has two fundamental political aspects: that of re-establishing the rights of the Palestinian Arabs; and that of integrating the Israelis into the political structure of the Middle East. These hard political issues have for years been submerged by nationalism. The Arab nationalist leaders pretend to have a solution to the first aspect; they do not even claim one for the second.

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