Israel

Michael Pröbsting — Recent votes in the UN General Assembly have demonstrated that never before has the US been so isolated on a crucial issue of world politics. The shift in public opinion is particularly strong in the Arab world.
Matan Kaminer outlines how the left in Israel has unequivocally and vocally denounced the crimes committed by Hamas on October 7 and just as unequivocally opposed the savage war unleashed by Israel in the Gaza Strip.
Antoine Larrache & Terry Conway — Israel’s offensive against Gaza has sparked a worldwide revolt unlike any other issue.
On December 9th, the day of action for climate justice, Palestinian BDS National Committee is calling on land, indigenous and climate justice movements to raise their voices for Palestine.
Karen Yamanaka — The Israel-Hamas war has caused further upheaval in a world order already fraught with tension and confrontation.
Gilbert Achcar — The truth is that the current aggression against Gaza constitutes, in the clearest possible form, a genocidal war that includes mass murder and “ethnic cleansing”.
Michael Karadjis — The slogan "From the river to the sea", which as been raised at pro-Palestine demonstrations around the world, has attracted a great deal of ignorant criticism.
Statements by New Bloom (Taiwan), Jamhoor (Pakistan), the Socialist Party of Malaysia, Partido Lakas ng Masa (the Philippines), the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation, the Japanese Communist Party, the Japan Revolutionary Communist League (Revolutionary Marxist Faction), a collective of anonymous Tibetans and Hongkongers, and a group of Revolutionary Communists in China.
In response to the genocidal war being waged on the people of Palestine, La Via Campesina reiterates its steadfast solidarity with the peasants, fisherfolk and working families of Palestine.
Leftists in Ukraine are insisting on the urgent need to build solidarity without exception among oppressed peoples.
Rohini Hensman — On October 7, Hamas committed a war crime when in its attack on Israel, hundreds of civilians were killed, but since 1948 the scale of the crimes against the Palestinians repeatedly committed by Israel are many times larger. What can ensure peace in Palestine?
Simon Pirani — Israel’s murderous onslaught on civilians is something that Israel’s war on the Palestinians and Russia’s war on Ukraine have in common. This is what empires do in the 21st century: the western empire that supports Israel and the weaker Russian empire.