We publish here two recent video talks in which Alan Woods and Hamid Alizadeh discuss the Syrian civil war, the role of imperialism in the Middle East, and the refugee crisis that has been created as a result, as millions flee war and poverty.
Syria, Iraq, and the role of Imperialism
Alan Woods, editor of www.marxist.com, discusses the war in Syria, the crisis in Iraq, the rise of ISIS, and the role of imperialism in the Middle East.
The refugee catastrophe: a world in crisis
In this talk at the LSEsu Marxist society, Hamid Alizadeh - from the Editorial Board of www.marxist.com - discusses the imperialist causes behind the refugee crisis, highlighting the instinctive solidarity displayed by workers towards those fleeing war and poverty. What is the socialist alternative?