Issue: January/February 2022

  • Russia stands firm against the latest imperialist provocation over Ukraine

    The current imperialist provocation, shunting fully one half of Ukraine’s armed forces right up against the Russian border whilst at the same time falsely accusing Russia of plans to invade Ukraine, is being actively assisted by all the mainstream media. Their relentless lies about the allegedly... [Read more]

  • Indian farmers’ magnificent victory

    In September 2020, India’s BJP government, headed by Narendra Modi, rushed through the Indian parliament three Farm Bills which at one stroke did away with the old agricultural procurement system.  Under that system, farmers used to sell their crops to government-licensed middlemen at government... [Read more]

  • Immigrants’ luxury lifestyle

    A recent public enquiry has been hearing from a former officer at an immigration detention centre.  A released undercover BBC Panorama expose shows a shocking culture of abuse by staff towards migrant detainees at Brook House immigration detention centre.  The place had been run by G4S when... [Read more]

  • Inhumanity towards desperate asylum seekers

    Every so often Immigration is thrown back into the spotlight of media (and therefore, public) attention. Sometimes the attention is raised by a failed politician hiring a boat and causing a nuisance chasing around the English Channel with a film crew looking feverishly for an overloaded boat... [Read more]

  • Julian Assange loses extradition appeal

    On Friday 10th December, the High Court, in a hearing that lasted barely 10 minutes, reached judgment that the appeal against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition to the US would be allowed, explicitly on the basis that the US has provided assurances that he will be safe in the care of... [Read more]

  • On bourgeois and socialist democracy

    On 9-10 December 2021, the US regime held an online  ‘Democracy Summit’ to which it invited government leaders and private sector representatives from 110 countries The countries invited included all imperialist states, all Nato members (with the notable exception of Turkey), Anglosphere and... [Read more]

  • MH17 disaster – who do you trust?

    On 17 July 2014 a Malaysian airliner, MH17, carrying 298 people was shot down over Donbass in the Ukraine, killing all the people on board. After long-drawn out investigations, four people were put on trial for the murder of those killed. These four people are three Russian citizens – Sergey... [Read more]

  • The fight against bureaucracy in the Soviet Union under Stalin

    Carlos Rule1. What is bureaucracy?The first question presents the first problem. ‘Bureaucracy’ is a vague term, with a hundred possible meanings. Herein lies its advantage for critics of the Soviet Union. It leaves the reader with a ‘carte blanche’ to assume whatever negative things about the... [Read more]

  • Bosnia: Republika Srpska stands firm in resisting the push into NATO

    When imperialism moved in to smash up the former socialist federation of Yugoslavia, it seemed that, with the Soviet Union gone, a unipolar world with the US at the helm was there for the taking. It seemed a simple task to revive ethnic tensions, stir up bloody civil wars, break up the federation... [Read more]