A version of this essay appeared in the wonderful book Khiyana: Daesh, the Left and the Unmaking of the Syrian revolution, available to purchase here.   Those of us who concern ourselves with the Syrian revolutionary war will be more than familiar with the old line, almost solely repeated by leftists and self-proclaimed anti-imperialists, that they […]

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Scotland’s Democratic Offensive

The British state is once again in a bit of a panic.  After the desperate ignominy of Project Fear, the name given by its architects and practitioners to the British state’s campaign of fear against the prospect of the Scottish people voting for independence last year, we’re seeing something of a re-run play out in […]

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