Issue: July/August 2021

  • Palestine: Operation al-Quds Sword strikes terror into the heart of Israel

    The Palestinian resistance struggle which for eleven days in May endured and faced down the bombardment of Gaza, dubbed by the resistance ‘Operation al-Quds Sword’, in some respects followed a familiar pattern. Once again Zionism, armed to the teeth by America and Britain, launched murderous air... [Read more]

  • Gaza’s victory paves the way for the total liberation of Palestine

    The following is an edited transcript of a speech by Hezbollah Secretary General Sayed Hassan Nasrallah on May 25, 2021, on the occasion of the 21st anniversary of the Liberation of Lebanon.Congratulations to the people of Palestine who have added a new victory, from Gaza to Jerusalem to the... [Read more]

  • Greetings to the Communist Party of China on the 100th anniversary of its birth

    In 1800 China accounted for a third of global GDP, which figure was reduced to a mere 5% by 1949 thanks to China’s encounter with colonialism and imperialism. During the early 19th century, the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) went into rapid decline, leading to large-scale opium smuggling by Britain.The... [Read more]

  • Belarus – more demonisation with a view to regime change

    On Sunday 23 May we are told that “The strongman president of Belarus sent a fighter jet to intercept a European airliner traveling through the country’s airspace on Sunday and ordered the plane to land in the capital, Minsk, where a prominent opposition journalist aboard was then seized,... [Read more]

  • Every support to the rebellion of the Colombian people

    Declaration of support for the rebellion of the Colombian people promoted by the Liberation Party of Argentina and already signed by 46 progressive organisations from 26 different countries in Latin America, North America, Asia and Europe.The undersigned political parties and organisations... [Read more]

  • Scandalous profiteering at the expense of children in care

    There is absolutely nothing from which capitalism cannot/will not make a profit. The care of vulnerable, homeless, abused and challenging children used to be in the charge of the state and local authorities. To a certain extent, legally that is still the case. However, being legally responsible... [Read more]

  • Syrian election: Assad victory is gall to imperialism

    May’s presidential election in Syria was won resoundingly by the incumbent president, Bashar al-Assad, who secured 95.1 percent of the vote on a turnout of 78.6 percent. The polling went ahead at over 12,100 polling centres across the country, whilst Syrian refugees and expats cast an early... [Read more]

  • DPRK and June 19

    On June 19, 1964, 57 years ago, Chairman Kim Jong Il of the National Defence Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, started working on the Central Committee of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea, and in the DPRK this anniversary is celebrated as one of great importance. It is... [Read more]

  • A critique of “Britain’s Road to Socialism” in the 21st century – The Programme of the Communist Party of Britain (CPB) – PART TWO

    ImperialismThe BRS wisely informs us that “the chief characteristics of imperialism, therefore, are monopolisation, colonial or – in countries that have won formal political independence – neo-colonial super-exploitation, inter-imperialist rivalry and war.”Lenin defined the chief characteristics... [Read more]

  • Milkha Singh

    Milkha Singh, the renowned Indian athlete, died of Covid-19 on June 18, 2021, aged 91, five days after Nirmal, his beloved wife of 58 years, had died of the same disease.Milkha Singh became world famous after he won India’s first track and field gold medal in Wales in 1958, a race at the time run... [Read more]

  • Obituary: Ivor Kenna – staunch anti-imperialist

    It is with great sadness that we report on the death of Comrade Ivor Kenna, a long-time Marxist-Leninist, who defended the cause of socialism and the struggle against imperialism, and was a stalwart member of the Stalin Society.Ivor was born in Rugby on 28 July 1931 and brought up in Bath. His... [Read more]