Issue: November/December 2006

  • Trade Union Freedom Bill – more hype than substance

    The proposed Trade Union Freedom Bill has been much talked up by apologists for imperialism, namely the labour aristocrats of the trade union leadership. Whatever the small advantages there are to be gained from the proposals, for them it is a cynical exercise in diversion, a part of their... [Read more]

  • Czech government bans youth group, torpedoes democracy

    The Czech Republic has become a testing ground for imperialist forces in Europe who seek to outlaw communist activity in the formerly socialist, now European Union-member states. A case in point is the Czech governments banning of the Communist Youth Union (KSM) on 12 October. Observers say the... [Read more]

  • DPRK Nuclear Tests: an act of self-defence and a fitting response to imperialist threats

    On Monday, 9th October, at 10.36am local time, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), tested its first nuclear bomb. By all accounts the underground explosion was a complete success. The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) of the DPRK greeted the underground detonation as an “historic... [Read more]

  • Solidarity Meeting: Standing as one with North Korea against Imperialism

    On Saturday 7 October the Preparatory Committee for Celebrating the Anniversaries of the WPK and the DIU held a successful meeting at Saklatvala Hall, Southall, timed to mark the anniversaries of the founding of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) on 10 October 1945 and of the Down with Imperialism... [Read more]

  • Iraq: victory of the resistance draws closer

    The resistance in Iraq has been scoring success after success in their struggle against the occupying imperialist forces of the US and the UK, as well as the forces of the stooge Al-Maliki government foisted on the country in fake ‘free’ elections held under the auspices of armed and aggressive... [Read more]

  • 80th Anniversary British General Strike – 1926

    After the defeat of Chartism in the middle of the 19th century, the General Strike of 1926 was the most momentous event in the history of the British working class with tremendous revolutionary potential. However it was defeated by the combined forces of the British state, the TUC and the Labour... [Read more]

  • On 75th Martyrdom Anniversary Of Bhagat Singh

    75 years ago the British Raj judicially murdered Bhagat Singh, RajGuru and Sukhdev. With the hanging of these heroes, the British authorities intended to stamp out their revolutionary ideals. However, in death, Bhagat Singh has proved to be even more dangerous. By way of commemorating his... [Read more]

  • The Lessons that the ‘awkward squad’ must learn

    Imperialism is not a policy which capitalism can pick up or put down as it chooses. It is not a policy practised by modern capitalism; rather, it IS modern capitalism. By the same token, opportunism is not a policy which the Labour party and TUC bureaucracy can pick up or put down depending on... [Read more]

  • Afghanistan – Imperialism’s unwinnable war

    It will be recalled that shortly after the events of 11 September 2001 in America where Saudi and Egyptian men took over passenger airliners and destroyed the Twin Towers of the World Trade Centre in New York by flying into them, and likewise severely damaging the Pentagon building in Washington,... [Read more]