Issue: July/August 2017

  • Grenfell – a case of mass murder through capitalist greed

    On 14 June 2017, at 12.54 am, residents on the fourth floor of Grenfell Tower on the Lancaster West estate in North Kensington, London were awoken by their neighbour shouting and banging on doors, and the first calls to 999 were recorded. There was fire and smoke coming from the flat, and the... [Read more]

  • Syria will be free!

    As the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) makes further advances in its struggle to rid the country of the Daesh and Al Nusra terror gangs, US imperialism is trying every crooked stratagem to defraud the Syrian people of the full fruits of their liberation. But nothing can hide the fact that it is... [Read more]

  • Supporting Birmingham bin men

    Red Youth and CPGB-ML were out in force on 30 June to support the strikes of the Birmingham bin men over pay and cuts to services. Birmingham City Council was once the single biggest local authority in Europe, but a workforce of 20,000 has been slashed in half and the plans which are being... [Read more]

  • After the election: what now?

     Crisis breeds chaosTo make sense of this election, the first thing that has to be understood is the context: the deep capitalist crisis of overproduction is creating conditions of chaos and uncertainty in all spheres of life. As in all the other capitalist countries of the world, the ruling... [Read more]

  • A comment on the result of the French parliamentary elections

    The French presidential election in May, won by Emmanuel Macron at the head of a freshly-minted political party, La République en Marche (REM), was followed up in June with elections to the Assemblée Nationale, the French parliament, in which REM won a clear majority of the seats:“…the... [Read more]

  • Defend Venezuela’s proposed new Constitution

    The bourgeois media have been full of outraged indignation about the fact that the government of Venezuela is now proposing to ask a National Constituent Assembly to draw up a new Constitution for Venezuela. All of a sudden various bourgeois mouthpieces have discovered that Chavez’s 1999... [Read more]

  • Comey’s dismissal indicates trouble at t’ US imperialist mill

    Throughout his election campaign, and even on the day of his Presidential inauguration, Donald Trump was publicly at war with much of the bourgeois press and the US ‘security’ services. As late as 2015 it would have been unthinkable to suggest that an elected US President would, on the day of... [Read more]

  • Memorandum of Edwin Montagu on the Anti-Semitism of the Present (British) Government

    Submitted to the British Cabinet, August 1917 On the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, the 69th Anniversary of the Nakba – the tragedy of the creation of the Zionist state of Israel and the expulsion of 700,000 Palestinians from their homes, and the 50th anniversary of the brutal Israeli... [Read more]

  • Zionism – a racist and anti-semitic ideology – Part IV

    Nazi-Zionist collaborationClaims of Nazi-Zionist collaboration are not anti-semitic fantasies, as Zionists will have everyone believe. They are based on historical facts and material long accepted as an integral part of serious literature on this question, and which has been legally available in... [Read more]

  • Convicted jihadi on London Libyan embassy staff

    A recent article in The Times throws an interesting light on the British state’s approach to ‘fighting terrorism’ (David Brown and Richard Spencer, ‘Terror chief Ismail Kamoka works for Libyan embassy’, Times, 24 June 2017).After Libya had been reduced to rubble by NATO and its leader had been... [Read more]

  • Supporting the just struggle of the Korean people

    CILRECO conference in Paris, 23-24 June 2017On 23-24 June representatives of organisations working to support the DPRK and the reunification of Korea, hailing from 12 countries in Europe, Asia and the Americas, gathered in Paris to discuss issues of common interest and ways of furthering their... [Read more]

  • US hypocrisy in the face of the DPRK nuclear tests – support the just stance of the DPRK

    The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has been the target of an increased focus in the Western media as of late, especially focused around their continued missile test-launches. Imperialist media seems to be trying to provoke a hysteria in the Western imperialist nations, through... [Read more]