Kurdish revolution: what odds for survival?


Spanish propaganda poster in support of Syria's Kurdish resistance reads: "Against fascism; They shall not pass!" The anarchist-oriented Rojava Kurds have over the past year built an autonomous zone in northern Syria, on principles of direct democracy, local assemblies, and political empowerment of women. But now, besieged by ISIS, they have been forced into a tactical alliance with US imperialism. Will the Rojava Kurds ultimately be crushed in deference to Washington's NATO ally Turkey—or coopted into imperial clients? Is a third revolutionary option possible?

Image: Rojava no está sola

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