[Marxism] Why the Kurdish struggle is so important

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 01:57:32 MDT 2015

This pamphlet
aims to provide a short introduction to the Kurdish question for
non-Kurdish readers in Australia. The focus is on Turkey and Rojava (the
Kurdish majority liberated zone in northern Syria) where the struggle is
being led by the revolutionary democratic wing of the Kurdish movement.
That is, the People's Democratic Party (HDP), the Kurdistan Workers Party
(PKK) and the Democratic Union Party (PYD).

This is a mass struggle, involving hundreds of thousands, even millions of

“Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is humanity’s
original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made,
through disobedience and through rebellion.” — Oscar Wilde, Soul of Man
Under Socialism

“The free market is perfectly natural... do you think I am some kind of
dummy?” — Jarvis Cocker

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