Issue: May/June 2000

  • Zimbabwe

    Lately Zimbabwe has been much in the news. The bourgeois media and the British government have portrayed a picture of lawless black mobs, egged on by the Zimbabwean government, attacking the farms of poor, innocent, law-abiding white farmers. The truth is that a hundred years ago, Cecil Rhodes’... [Read more]

  • Once more on Yugoslavia – Once more on NATO’s lies

    -Once more on NATO’s lies“For globalisation to work, America can’t be afraid to act like the almighty super power that it is. The hidden hand of the market will never work without a hidden fist. McDonald’s cannot flourish without McDonald-Douglas, the designer of the F-15, and the hidden fist... [Read more]

  • The World Trade Organisation – Part I

    The World Trade Organisation – an imperialist carve-up threatening to disintegrate – Part IThe World Trade Organisation was set up at the conclusion of the Uruguay Round, on 15 December 1993, by a world trade treaty aimed at opening international markets, signed by the 115 countries, who had been... [Read more]

  • Socialist Labour Party

    As part of a series of meetings organised by the London Region of the Socialist Labour Party in the run-up to the London local elections on 4 May, Cde Arthur Scargill, the General Secretary of that Party, addressed one such meeting at the Shalom Centre in Newham, East London on 25 April.During... [Read more]

  • Skychef workers

    TheMorning Starof 24 April 2000 carries the headline ‘Skychefs win long struggle’, and the text of the article goes on to say, inter alia: “Skychef workers won their 17-month old battle yesterday for the right to return to work … The settlement agreed yesterday includes the right for the workers... [Read more]

  • Poem

    Who are these men?What are they to me,These dead men From a land across the sea?They dared against the British RajTo raise their hand.If my own countrymen decreed their deathWhy should I take a stand?ButThe British ruling classThat these men defiedPlundered with sword and gun and sly... [Read more]

  • Longbridge to go

    ­ a moribund system wreaking havoc on working peopleBMW pulls out of LongbridgeOn 16 March this year the news broke, after first having been leaked in a Bavarian newspaper, that BMW is finally to pull the plug on Longbridge, the giant Birmingham car production plant where BMW has been producing... [Read more]

  • Labour Party

    100 years of faithful service to imperialismThere are people in the left movement, including some calling themselves communists, who make the assertion that the Labour Party is a party of the British working class, which can be an instrument of socialism in Britain. They are wrong. The purpose... [Read more]

  • Zimbabwe

    Lately Zimbabwe has been much in the news. The bourgeois media and the British government have portrayed a picture of lawless black mobs, egged on by the Zimbabwean government, attacking the farms of poor, innocent, law-abiding white farmers. The truth is that a hundred years ago, Cecil Rhodes’... [Read more]

  • Once more on Yugoslavia – Once more on NATO’s lies

    -Once more on NATO’s lies“For globalisation to work, America can’t be afraid to act like the almighty super power that it is. The hidden hand of the market will never work without a hidden fist. McDonald’s cannot flourish without McDonald-Douglas, the designer of the F-15, and the hidden fist... [Read more]

  • The World Trade Organisation – Part I

    The World Trade Organisation – an imperialist carve-up threatening to disintegrate – Part IThe World Trade Organisation was set up at the conclusion of the Uruguay Round, on 15 December 1993, by a world trade treaty aimed at opening international markets, signed by the 115 countries, who had been... [Read more]

  • Socialist Labour Party

    As part of a series of meetings organised by the London Region of the Socialist Labour Party in the run-up to the London local elections on 4 May, Cde Arthur Scargill, the General Secretary of that Party, addressed one such meeting at the Shalom Centre in Newham, East London on 25 April.During... [Read more]

  • Skychef workers

    TheMorning Starof 24 April 2000 carries the headline ‘Skychefs win long struggle’, and the text of the article goes on to say, inter alia: “Skychef workers won their 17-month old battle yesterday for the right to return to work … The settlement agreed yesterday includes the right for the workers... [Read more]

  • Poem

    Who are these men?What are they to me,These dead men From a land across the sea?They dared against the British RajTo raise their hand.If my own countrymen decreed their deathWhy should I take a stand?ButThe British ruling classThat these men defiedPlundered with sword and gun and sly... [Read more]

  • Elian Gonzalez

    In the early hours of Saturday 22 April, federal agents, rescued a terrified Elian Gonzalez from his counter-revolutionary Miami relatives, and a few hours later he was returned to his father. Despite the horrors of his rescue, reunion with his family brought an expression of radiant happiness... [Read more]

  • Bhagat Singh Rally

    Bhagat Singh Rally in SouthallOn April 8th, an excellent anti-imperialist Rally took place at the Saklatvala Hall, Southall, to commemorate the martyrdom of Bhagat Singh. 68 years since Bhagat Singh and his comrades died a martyrs death at the hands of British imperialism, the contribution of... [Read more]

  • Asylum seekers

    In the last issue ofLalkar(March-April 2000), we exposed the hypocrisy of the bourgeois parties of European, that of Britain in particular, in the aftermath of the racist Freedom Party of Jörg Haider joining the Austrian coalition government. Further proof is now on offer in substantiation of... [Read more]