Issue: November/December 2007

  • Zimbabwe: Imperialism’s attempts at regime change in the name of concern for human rights

    The EU-Africa Summit is scheduled to be held in Lisbon, Portugal, the coming December. The first such gathering took place in the Egyptian capital of Cairo in 2000. With the sole exception of the UK, the members states of the African Union and the European Union are of the view that all members... [Read more]

  • The international significance of the October Revolution

    November 7 this year marks the 90th anniversary of the Great Socialist October Revolution. This anniversary is being celebrated by proletarian parties, revolutionary and progressive people the world over as the greatest event in the history of humanity – of the history of oppressed and exploited... [Read more]

  • Building a Revolutionary Party – the Korean Experience

    On Sunday 7 October the Friends of Korea held a very successful meeting at Marchmont Centre, London WC1, entitled ‘Building a Revolutionary Party – the Korean Experience’. This was an excellent opportunity for comrades to come together to celebrate the founding of the Workers’ Party of Korea... [Read more]

  • Salute the Heroes of the 1857 Indian War of Liberation

    This year marks the 150th anniversary of the outbreak of what has been correctly described as the First Indian War of Independence (1857-1859). It was the largest anti-colonial uprising anywhere in the world in the 19th century, engulfing about 35 per cent of the territory of present-day India. ... [Read more]

  • Eritrea stands up to imperialism

    A country standing up to imperialism is Eritrea, which some 10 years ago adopted a self-reliance programme that has enabled it to introduce free health and education services. With a meagre budget, but by means of mobilising the masses, Eritrea scores as high, and often higher, than neighbouring... [Read more]

  • Anniversary of Chinese People’s Volunteers Entry into Korean Front Marked

    Pyongyang, October 25 (KCNA) – Today marks the 57th anniversary of the entry of the Chinese People’s Volunteers [CPV] into the Korean front. On this occasion the men and officers of the Korean People’s Army and the people of the DPRK extend friendly greetings to the men and officers of the... [Read more]

  • Burma – yet another attempt at regime change

    Protests in Burma (Myanmar)In August this year some 100,000 protesters were seen pouring on to the streets of Mandalay to protest against a 500% increase in the cost of fuel as a result of a government decision to abolish its fuel subsidy. This has led to prices of many basic necessities rising... [Read more]