Category - English

President Erdogan is as dangerous as President Trump

President Erdogan is as dangerous as President Trump By Zaher Baher May 2018 The system is always able to create dangerous people but the real danger is the system itself. The system also makes the people powerless, helpless and slaves too through its dark forces of which the Media is one. Media is a part of this system, portraying heads of state, powerful people and celebrities as either good or...

Afrin and the Policies of the Democratic Union Party

Afrin and the Policies of the Democratic Union Party By: Zaher Baher March 2018 Afrin is one of the districts in northern Syria forming the region commonly known as Rojava.  Until 17/03/2018, Afrin was one of Rojava’s cantons that the seven year Syrian civil war did not reach. It was the safest place in the whole of Syria until January 20th when the Turkish State invaded. Around 200,000 people...

Confederalism, Democratic Confederalism and Rojava

Confederalism, Democratic Confederalism and Rojava By Zaher Baher Feb 2018 Many religions and ideologies from left to the right have tried to tackle class issues and other societal problems, but none of them has been able to resolve these problems, rather most of them have made the situation even worse. Whilst these problems have remained unresolved, groups, political parties and individuals have...

Where is the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) heading?

Where is the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) heading? By Zaher Baher 30/12/2017 Since the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) formed it has gone through difficult times but never like now. The best part of PKK struggle was the period of unilateral ceasefire.  That was the period when the PKK flourished and the Kurdish people in Bakur rested. It was also a very good opportunity for the PKK to focus...

The Kurdish people should get involved in and support campaigns on Local and National issues

The Kurdish people should get involved in and support campaigns on Local and National issues   Oct 2017 The emigration of Kurdish people to Europe, Scandinavia, the United States (USA) and other countries started during World War ll. However, they remained a tiny minority, compared to immigrants from many other countries, until the mid-1970s and early 1980s, when major waves of Kurdish...

Is the working class revolutionary?

Is the working class revolutionary?   August 2017 Well, this is not an easy question to answer in a short article like this. Before we go any further, we may need the actual definition of “working class”.  I admit again this is not easy either. There are different concepts or definitions for “working class”.  According to the Cambridge English dictionary it is “a social group...