Issue: January/February 2009

  • Thailand: A lull before the revolutionary storm

    As 2008 drew to a close, an uneasy calm appeared to have settled over Thailand, following months of turmoil in the south east Asian country, which culminated in the leader of the minority, right wing Democrat Party, Abhisit Vejjajiva, being installed as Prime Minister following a coordinated... [Read more]

  • Celebrating the 91st Anniversary of the Great Socialist October Revolution!

    On 8 November 2008, over 100 members and guests of the communist party of Great Britain (Marxist-Leninist) gathered in Saklatvala Hall, Southall, to celebrate the 91st anniversary of the Great Socialist October Revolution. The meeting opened with a moving translation of the Soviet National... [Read more]

  • A red salute to departed comrades

    Towards the end of 2008, we had the sad duty of saying farewell to three outstanding comrades, who had served the proletarian revolutionary cause with great distinction for many decades.  At the same time we draw renewed determination and inspiration from the example of their life and work for... [Read more]

  • Nicaragua municipal elections: a welcome setback for imperialism

    Another setback for US imperialism in its own “backyard”When 2007 concluded with the narrow referendum defeat of the constitutional changes proposed by the government of Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, Uncle Sam held his breath and prayed that 2008 might mark a setback for the revolutionary democratic... [Read more]

  • Support the uprising of workers and young people in Greece

    At the time of going to press (late December 2008), the mass-scale political unrest in Greece shows little sign of slowing down. This series of demonstrations, occupations and strikes erupted when, on 6 December, a 15-year-old student, Alexandros Grigoropoulos, was murdered in the streets... [Read more]

  • Imperialists’ despicable scheme to lead DPRK to “Reform” and “Opening”  failed

    “Reform” and “opening” touted by the imperialists are a reactionary plot to block social progress and stem the trend of history and a sinister move to destabilize and undermine other countries under the signboard of “globalization” in a bid to attain their hegemonic purpose, says Rodong Sinmun... [Read more]

  • CPGB-ML’s reply to the lies and slanders of the CPB

    In his letter to all the members of the Working Party of the International Conference of Communist and Workers’ Parties, dated 1 September 2008, John Foster, International Secretary of the CPB (Communist Party of Britain) stated that the International Department of the KKE (Communist Party of... [Read more]

  • Afghanistan: NATO on course to certain defeat

    US imperialism has decided to go for a ‘surge’ in Afghanistan, increasing its troops there by over 20,000 over the next few months.  The first batch, about 3,500 to 4,000 troops from the Third Brigade of the 10th Mountain Division from Fort Drum, New York, are scheduled to arrive next month, with... [Read more]