Issue: May/June 2023

  • On the 20th anniversary of imperialism’s predatory invasion of Iraq

    The 20th of March this year marked the 20th anniversary of the start of Anglo-American imperialism’s war against Iraq. Although there was mass opposition to this war, most of the print and electronic media, including the BBC, whipped up jingoistic hysteria against Iraq and in favour of the war.... [Read more]

  • US imperialism’s militarisation of Taiwan

    By Steve SweeneyWASHINGTON is continuing to escalate tensions with China as part of its new Cold War, with last month the deployment of 200 additional troops to Taiwan. According to unnamed US officials the soldiers will be tasked with training Taiwan’s armed forces against “a rising threat from... [Read more]

  • Ukraine: Zelensky gets cold feet?

    Mesmerised by the mirage of a ‘spring offensive’ which will somehow miraculously turn the tide of war in its favour, Kiev is meanwhile wasting an irreplaceable generation of young men in a series of pointless last-ditch stands like those unfolding around the cauldrons of Bakhmut and Avdiivkaz. It... [Read more]

  • Zionists step up their efforts to ethnically cleanse the West Bank of Palestinians

    In the last issue of LALKAR we reported on the first 36 Palestinians murdered by the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) and the Zionist ‘settler’ movement during January 2023. The situation across Palestine has become even more heated with the various Zionist soldiery and murderous settlers going into... [Read more]

  • Greatest triumph in our history!

    An open letter to the President of the Russian Federation and Supreme Commander-in-Chief V.V.Putin from Gennady Zyuganov, Chairman of the Communist Party of the Russian FederationApril 13, 2023Esteemed Vladimir Vladimirovich,For all of us May 9 is a sacred date. Victory over German Nazism became... [Read more]

  • China sets out new foreign policy approach: oppose US unilateralism

    The CPC has officially acknowledged that the ‘agreement incapable’ USA is set on hegemony and confrontation.The relationship between US imperialism and People’s Republic of China (PRC) has been marked by contradictions and antagonisms even during the periods of relatively positive relations. In... [Read more]

  • Caracas declaration: Latin America has a vital role to play in the world anti-imperialist struggle

    NATO’s armies must be defeated on the battlefield and behind the lines.From the city of Caracas, birthplace of the great liberator Simón Bolívar, the father of Latin-American unity and forerunner of the modern anti-imperialist movement in Nuestra America, we are gathered today to continue the... [Read more]

  • The French working class fights on

    Trash has piled up high on many of the streets of Paris, barricades still burn in the night across France as French workers carry on the fight to overthrow their government’s attack on their pensions.French President Emmanuel Macron’s government pushed a bill to increase the retirement age from... [Read more]

  • The fraud of Scottish nationalism

    If the SNP is really a threat to British imperialism, why has Nicola Sturgeon been treated as such a saint by the corporate media?The resignation of Nicola Sturgeon as leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) triggered a wave of heartfelt political obituaries from the ‘thought leaders’ of... [Read more]

  • Long live May Day

    May Day is the day of annual celebration of the international working class movement. It originated in the United States where it was particularly associated with the struggle for the working day to be reduced to 8 hours. In the mid-19th century, the conditions in which the working class lived... [Read more]