Kurdistan & the Struggle for National Liberation

WV Implicitly Accepts Our Critique of Robertson’s ‘Vulgar Chauvinism’

WV Implicitly Accepts Our Critique of Robertson’s ‘Vulgar Chauvinism’

IBT leaflet, 4 July 2003. On 12 June, we wrote a reply to a slanderous attack in the 6 June issue of Workers Vanguard (WV—newspaper of the Spartacist League/U.S.) which claimed that the International...

BT Doth Whine Too Much

BT Doth Whine Too Much

Reprinted from Workers Vanguard No. 806, 4 July 2003. [WV introduction] We reprint below excerpts of a letter to us that can be found in full on the “Bolshevik Tendency” Web site. Toronto, Canada...

The Kurdish People and the U.S. Occupation of Iraq

The Kurdish People and the U.S. Occupation of Iraq

For a Socialist Republic of United Kurdistan! Reprinted from Workers Vanguard Nos. 804 and 805, 23 May and 6 June 2003. We have put André’s polemic against the IBT in bold face—ed. [WV introduction]...

A Bogus Polemic

A Bogus Polemic

Letter to Workers Vanguard 12 June 2003 letter to Workers Vanguard. Toronto, Canada 12 June 2003 To the Editor: The 6 June issue of Workers Vanguard (WV) features two polemics against the International Bolshevik...

Free Öcalan! Defend the PKK!

Free Öcalan! Defend the PKK!

Permanent Revolution and Kurdistan Reprinted from 1917 No. 21, 1999, an edited and abridged translation of an article originally published as a 24 February 1999 supplement to Bolschewik, journal of the German section of...

Kurdistan and the National Question

Kurdistan and the National Question

For a Socialist Federation of the Middle East Reprinted from 1917 No. 12, 1993, translated from Bolschewik No. 2. The division of the world under imperialism has subjected many peoples to massacres, oppression and...

Introduction

Introduction

The Kurds are the largest nation on earth without their own state. When the Ottoman Empire was carved up after World War I, the Kurdish people, who have existed on the same territory for...