Issue: January/February 2007

  • 80th anniversary: British General Strike – 1926

    Part 5 The Nine Days of the Strike, May 1926 Realising that the workers were losing trust and confidence in it, the TUC leadership arranged for an editorial to be published in the Daily Herald on the morning of Monday, 3rd May. Entitled “Trust Your Leaders”, it said “Heed none of those who... [Read more]

  • Condemn US-Ethiopian aggression against Somalia

    ICU Victory For over 15 years, following the overthrow of Mohamed Siad Barre, Somalia was racked by internal conflict, warlords and imperialism, especially US, meddling in its affairs. Fed up with the chaos, violence, insecurity and economic dislocation, the overwhelming majority of the... [Read more]

  • Historical and political context of the nuclear issue on Korean Peninsula

    Comrades, thank you very much. The purpose of my talk this evening is to attempt to provide information and to set out some of the factual background to the present nuclear crisis which played a prominent role in the international news headlines over the last couple of months – to try and put... [Read more]

  • IRAQ: US imperialist plans for world domination go up in smoke

    In Iraq, the year 2006 closed with the judicial murder of president Saddam Hussein, the death of the 3,000th US soldier, the slaughter of nearly 700,000 innocent Iraqi men, women and children, and the wholesale destruction of Iraqi towns and villages. For all the carnage and devastation... [Read more]

  • Joint New Year Editorial Calls for Ushering in a DPRK full of confidence

    Last year, 2006, was a year of great victory … The army and people of Korea, under the unfurled banner of Songun, won victory after victory in the showdown with the United States and in safeguarding socialism, and have consolidated their self-defensive capabilities. The DPRK’s access to a... [Read more]

  • The Dialectics of Nature

    Somebody once suggested that we should imitate the nuns – in one respect at least. Each night before sleep, they are supposed to ask themselves: how can I serve God better tomorrow? Except in our case, we should ask: how can I serve the party better? In the same spirit, I want to suggest... [Read more]

  • The Nationalism of the CPBML

    In the October 2006 issue of Workers, organ of the Communist Party of Britain Marxist Leninist (CPBML) (*see note at end of paragraph), there is an article entitled “Let’s have a working class debate on immigration.” The article, bewailing the high numbers of immigrants, states that “due to the... [Read more]