Issue: November/December 2015

  • Syria – Russian airstrikes: imperialist hypocrisy sent reeling

    On 30 September Syrian president Bashar al-Assad asked Russia for military assistance in the struggle to free his country from the imperialist-backed terrorist gangs which continue to batten on the population. The upper house of Russia’s parliament gave president Putin authority to launch... [Read more]

  • Israeli occupation and Palestinian resistance

    Violence in Palestine is an everyday occurrence and has been for all of the 70 years of Zionist occupation that is called the state of Israel. Zionist oppression begets Palestinian resistance begets Zionist oppression begets Palestinian resistance in a perpetual spiral. At times the level of... [Read more]

  • Chinese Premier Xi Jinping visits London

    Via Red Youth On 19 October 2015, President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping and first lady Peng Liyuan arrived in London; this is the first visit by a Chinese President to the UK in ten years. Red youth and CPGB-ML member Jackson went to welcome president Xi at his... [Read more]

  • Ukraine: Kiev paints itself into a corner

    With Kiev’s continuing failure to break the military stalemate on the eastern front by a renewed offensive, compounded by its failure to paper over the significance of its default on eurobond debt, and now with the added pressure from Germany and France for Ukraine to fulfil its obligations... [Read more]

  • 70th anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea – Militancy, unity and internationalism in Pyongyang

    After months of careful and meticulous preparation on the part of the broad masses of working people, Pyongyang, capital of the socialist Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), became a riot of colour and a sea of celebration around October 10th as the country marked that day’s 70 th... [Read more]

  • Colour Revolution (presentation by Harpal Brar)

    Presentation by Harpal Brar to the 6th World Socialism Forum, organised by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and Center for Contemporary World Studies, held in Beijing on 16-17 October 2015. Dear comrades, allow me to thank the organisers of this very important seminar – the... [Read more]

  • Fifty years on the frontline: the revolutionary contributions of Ho Chi Minh

    30 April this year marked the 40th anniversary of the historic victory of the Vietnamese people against US imperialism, whereas the 19 th of May marked the 125th anniversary of the birth of Ho Chi Minh, the great leader of the Vietnamese people. To mark these two events, Carlos Martinez wrote... [Read more]

  • Notes on cultural imperialism

    Presentation made by Ella Rule to the 6th World Socialism Forum held in Beijing on 16-17 October 2015 under the aegis of the Chinese Academy of Social Science The origin of all culture is the daily life of the community from which it arises (Plekhanov). Literature, art and music, although... [Read more]