Open Letter from Iranian Workers and Labor Activists to International Workers, Labor Organizations, Syndicates, and All People of Conscience

International working class solidarity calls on workers of all countries,  especially countries in which workers still have the basic rights of free speech, protest and association,  to support the struggles of their fellow working class members, condemn the anti-labor and anti-democratic policies of the Islamic Republic.

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Campaign in Solidarity with Feminist Political Prisoners in the Middle East and North Africa

The aim of this campaign is to demand the immediate and unconditional release of a diverse set of women political prisoners who oppose patriarchy and religious fundamentalism,  defend women’s rights, human rights, labor rights and the rights of oppressed minorities.

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Escalating Threat of Direct U.S. War Against Iran: Is There A Way Out?

Stopping the ominous drive toward a direct U.S. war against Iran demands opposition both to U.S. imperialism and to the repressive Iranian regime.  It demands reaching out to labor, feminist, student and oppressed minority struggles in Iran and connecting them to labor, feminist and anti-racist struggles in the rest of the region and internationally.     It demands explaining the necessary relationship between capitalism and war, and showing what can be a humanist alternative to capitalism.

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Iranian Masses Crushed by Floods, Militarized State Capitalist Regime and U.S. Imperialist Sanctions

In this article,  I would like to examine the causes and catastrophic consequences of the current  floods in Iran.   This is a disaster brought about not simply by natural causes and mismanagement  but by the logic of capital in a repressive regime.  

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Statement of Solidarity on Venezuela – From Alliance of Middle Eastern Socialists

March 25, 2019

The Alliance of Middle Eastern Socialists would like to express its solidarity with the Venezuelan popular classes who are protesting against poverty and repression under the Maduro regime.   We  strongly oppose U.S. imperialist intervention  and its favored political figure, Juan Guaido’s efforts to take control of the genuine popular desire for a better life.  We  also strongly oppose Russia’s military aid to Maduro’s brutal rule and China’s support for it. 

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