National Sections of the L5I:

Liberation

Marxism and the national question

The collapse of Stalinism has seen nationalist wars erupt in Yugoslavia and the former USSR. The unity of numerous “third world” states is also challenged by a new wave of national struggles. Marxism has a rich tradition of analysis on the national question, yet the lie is still repeated that there lies its Achilles’ heel. Dave Stockton looks at the classical period of this analysis Read more...

MRCI Theses: The anti-imperialist united front

The overthrow of Marcos, the growth of Sinn Fein, the struggle of the Tamils for Eelam all involve a conflict with imperialist or a fight for bourgeois democratic demands rights. These theses of the MRCI outline the tactics of communists towards non-proletarian classes in this struggle Read more...

Self determination for Kanaky! Down with French imperialism!

On November 4, 174,154 voters, from a population of 268,000, in Kanaky voted on the question: "Do you want Nouvelle Calédonie (New Caledonia) to access full sovereignty and become independent?" Read more...

Pakistan: PTI-Government capitulates to reactionary pressure

At the end of October, Pakistan almost came to a standstill after several days of mobilisations, demonstrations and road blockades by Islamist forces led by Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan, TLP. Read more...

Germany: Quarter of a million march against racism

Saturday's "Indivisible" demonstrations in Berlin, Frankfurt and Karlsruhe brought hundreds of thousands out against racism and in solidarity with the refugees and immigrants who are its targets. Read more...

The Crisis in South Africa

Many schools, Labour councils and community groups will be celebrating Black History Month by re-telling the inspiring story of the anti-Apartheid struggle. And so they should. Read more...

One step forwards, two steps back

Labour’s annual conference was widely judged a success. Read more...

Britain: Labour NEC capitulates to Zionist smear campaign

The Labour Party NEC’s decision to adopt all 11 unofficial examples attached to the IHRA definition of antisemitism represents a serious retreat from solidarity with the Palestinians and a victory for Read more...