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Letter to a friend: on recognising the Israeli state, and separating from the treacherous leadership of Hamas

A friend who is a supporter of the Palestinian struggle for self-determination, and also of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign against Israel, wrote to me yesterday, objecting to an editorial he had read in the… 1,544 more words
Class Struggle

Unity of the Oppressed in Ethiopia: The Founding of Peoples’ Alliance for Freedom and Democracy (PAFD)

Final Press Release: The Founding of Peoples’ Alliance for Freedom and Democracy (PAFD)

October 24, 2015 By Qeerroo

October 23, 2015

Delegates of Benishangul People’s Liberation Movement (BPLM), Gambella People’s Liberation Movement (GPLM), Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) and Sidama National Liberation Front (SNLF) met in Oslo, Norway from 22 October to 23 October 2015 to lay the foundation of political alliance between the peoples in Ethiopia and have formed the… 420 more words


We and Them (Oromo and the Colonizer) | Nuu fi Isaan (Oromoo fi Koloneeffataa)

Nuu fi Isaan (Oromoo fi Koloneeffataa)

Ibsaa Guutama irraa* | Onkoloolessa 2015

Atoo Sarbaa hin qabduu sarbaa millaa hin qabduu maaliin lafa dhiittaa yaa abbee? 8,492 more words


The agony of Ukraine: Anatoli Kuznetsov’s Babi Yar

One of the many incredible things about the book Babi Yar, by Anatoli Kuznetsov, is that it exists at all – that its writer survived the experiences he describes, that he managed to get the narrative of the events, his own and others’, down on paper, that he navigated the labyrinth of Soviet censorship and self-censorship, and was finally able to evade it altogether and get his book published, uncensored, in 1969. 2,733 more words

Class Struggle

Oromia: Lubbuun Ummata Oromoo fi Dachiin Oromiyaa, Walabummaa Oromiyaa Qofaan Tikfamti.

Lubbuun Ummata Oromoo fi Dachiin Oromiyaa, Walabummaa Oromiyaa Qofaan Tikfamti.

Leelloo Biyyaa Irraa, October 7, 2015

Oromoota wayyaba, biyyaa Oromiyaa fi ummata Oromoof: gaddan , hinaafan fi rakkoo hamaan ummatni Oromoo keessa jiru irriba  dhorku biratti, hara’aan tana, bu’ura siyaasaa guddaa ta’anii kanneen argaman keessaa tokko waa’ee ‘Master Plan’ mootummaan Impaayera Ixoophiyaa hojii irra oolchuufi deemuu ti. 632 more words

How can you support a united Ireland and not support Scottish independence? Part 1

This week I had a conversation arising out of Jeremy Corbyn’s interview in the Andrew Marr show on the BBC.  Like others I have spoken to who saw it I can’t remember ever making a point of watching until I knew it featured this interview. 1,111 more words