Volunteers in Harem, in northwestern Syria, carry out victims of earthquake on Feb. 6.

Disaster in Turkey, Syria fueled by capitalist greed

Profit-driven housing, rulers’ wars set stage

As of Feb. 14, the deadliest toll from an earthquake in Turkey in almost a century reached some 35,000 with the bodies of countless others still buried in the rubble. More than 5,500 died so far in northern Syria. Hundreds…

Working people in Ukraine fight new war moves from Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin is launching a large-scale new assault in the east of Ukraine on the one-year anniversary of his regime’s invasion. Despite suffering multiple battlefield defeats at the hands of Ukraine’s military and its many working-class volunteer fighters,…


Thousands protest repression in Iran, debate road forward

Thousands march in Washington, D.C., demand end of repression by reactionary regime in Iran Feb. 11, part of international day of protests, including in Chicago and Los Angeles.

WASHINGTON — Several thousand people rallied here Feb. 11, part of an international day of action to protest the ongoing repression by the reactionary bourgeois-clerical regime in Iran. Participants came from across the East Coast and from as far away…

Cuba and Chernobyl

This Cuban documentary produced in 2006 tells the story of the Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe in Ukraine and Cuba’s exemplary internationalist medical program that treated more than 25,000 victims.