December 2015

Protests in Douma, a Damascus suburb, 8 April 2011 - Creative Commons

Assad: A Short Analysis

Bashar al-Assad is the president of Syria, commander-in-chief of the Syrian Armed Forces, General Secretary of the ruling Ba’ath Party and Regional Secretary of the party’s branch in Syria. He has been president for 15 years,…

Portrait and signature of Karl Marx in "Marx and Engels, Selected Works" Volume IV - Public Domain

How To Read Marx

So you want to read Marx do ya? Perhaps you’re feeling a bit devious and wish to indulge in the intellectual sin of wasting your time reading clearly disproven political and economic theory. Perhaps you’re…

Fighters from the Sinjar Resistance Units (YBS) and Kurdish Workers Party (PKK) hold up a painting of Abdullah Öcalan, their political leader - Attrib Kurdishstruggle flickr

The Principles of Democratic Confederalism

The Autonomous Regions of Rojava have obtained a new significance now the United States has buttressed their struggle against Da’ish (Islamic State) with supplies, air support, and soon, special operations forces. The US plans to…