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Is Capitalism in Crisis, or Are We?

Is Capitalism in Crisis, or Are We? By Zaher Baher October 2015 Capitalism and its media have always tried to confuse and deceive us by presenting reactionary movements, events, and experiments as if they were revolutionary, when in fact they benefit the system rather than us. For almost a century media outlets tried to sell state capitalism to us as socialism, calling Russian bourgeois society a...

Is Terrorism actually a threat to the State?

Is Terrorism actually a threat to the State? By Zaher Baher 25/10/2015 The latest Paris attack, killing 130 people and injuring over 350 more, once again confirms that we live in a dangerous world. There is no doubt that Isis and other terrorist groups, including al-Qaida, Taliban, Boko Haram and Al-Shabaab, can be fatal and brutal forces bringing death to many people anywhere across the world...

The experiment of West Kurdistan (Syrian Kurdistan) has proved that people can make changes

The experiment of West Kurdistan (Syrian Kurdistan) has proved that people can make changes   By Zaher Baher July 2014   What you read below is the experience of my visit, for a couple of weeks in May this year, 2014, to North East of Syria or Syrian Kurdistan (West of Kurdistan) with a close friend of mine. Throughout the visit we had the total freedom and opportunity to see and speak to...

Why Anarchists and Libertarians have been divided over Rojava?

By Zaher Baher 14/07/2015 Like leftists and communists, anarchists and libertarians have been divided over Rojava. Some of them are very supportive and optimistic about the future of this experiment and the others are skeptical and suspicious. In my opinion there are many factors contributing in this. Some of these factors not just apply to the anarchists, libertarian and ordinary people but the...

We should not let Kobane and the rest of Rojava to be defeated by the big corporations and the international financial institutions.

We should not let Kobane and the rest of Rojava to be defeated by the big corporations and the international financial institutions. By Zaher Baher from Haringey Solidarity Group and Kurdistan Anarchists Forum 03/06/2015 First of all, I should mention a couple of issues in Kurdistan of Turkey (Bakur) that are strongly connected to the subject. Between 08/05 and 22/05/15 I visited a number of big...