Je suis un être humain

January 17, 2015 2:26 pm Leave your thoughts

For the first time in a long lifetime, the events in Paris have left me cold, shocked, speechless and terrified. Cold because of its inevitable cruelty. Shocked because of the awful response from a hypocritical world. Speechless because there can be nothing I could possibly say to explain the inexplicable - to defend the indefensible. And terrified because I have brown skin, a beard and I am a Muslim Palestinian

The War on Terror and the Terror of War

January 16, 2015 11:46 pm Leave your thoughts

The vicious cycle of state and individual terror continues unabated. Marxists have long explained that imperialism and Islamic fundamentalism are two aspects of the same reactionary phenomenon-the decay and decline of capitalism-which threatens to take the whole of humanity down with it.