Issue: May/June 2008

  • Zimbabwean Elections and Imperialist Propaganda

    Just 38 years ago, the last – and most ‘liberal’ – constitution of Rhodesia was promulgated. It allowed for black African voters to vote in just eight of the country’s 66 constituencies, on the basis that blacks had insufficient experience with democracy to be able to sensibly exercise their... [Read more]

  • Tibet: China frustrates imperialist sabotage

    The entire imperialist camp is currently engaged in a hysterical campaign against the People’s Republic of China, focused largely, but not exclusively, on the issue of Tibet in the run up to the Beijing Olympics this August.On 14 March 2008, gangs of violent thugs, including a number of Buddhist... [Read more]

  • Palestine: Resistance victorious over its enemies

    From the beginning of the Second Intifada – the al-Aqsa Intifada – in September 2000 to the beginning of August 2006, 4,200 Palestinians and 1,100 Israelis were killed.  Since then hundreds more Palestinians have been slaughtered by the Israeli butchers.  The zionist killing machine has gone into... [Read more]

  • Hail the victory of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist)

    Much to the amazement and consternation of the capitalist world, the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) [CPN(M)] has won the Constituency Assembly elections in Nepal, leaving its opponents trailing far behind in its wake.  Of the 218 (out of 240) directly elected seats finalised by 18 April 2008,... [Read more]

  • Comrade Kim Il Sung Remembered

    The Friends of Korea organised a well-attended public meeting at London’s Marx Memorial Library on Saturday 12 April to celebrate the 96th birthday of the late Korean revolutionary leader Comrade Kim Il Sung and to outline some of his great contributions to the global anti-imperialist struggle.... [Read more]

  • Iraq: US Imperialism on the path to certain defeat

    20th March this year marked the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, and 9th April the overthrow of the regime of President Saddam Hussein, by the predatory armies of Anglo-American imperialism.  So excited were the political and ideological spokesmen of US and British imperialism by the... [Read more]

  • Support the Grangemouth strikers!

    Many more people have heard of BP than have heard of Ineos, but the strike struggle against that company which has broken out at the massive Grangemouth oil refinery goes right to the heart of the overproduction crisis of capitalism.Ineos is not primarily an oil company at all, but rather a... [Read more]

  • Food crisis – capitalism to blame

    Extraordinary price hikes in the cost of foodThere is a crisis in food production and distribution which is causing high prices and rioting by hungry masses all over the world.Last year wheat prices rose 77% while rice prices rose 16%.  “The global food bill has risen 57% in the last year, the... [Read more]