National Sections of the L5I:

Analysis by Country

The Crisis of leadership

Stuart King argues that the ANC cannot provide a real revolutionary leadership to the oppressed Black population of South Africa Read more...

The National Question

Dave Stockton looks at the National question in South Africa Read more...

Building Solidarity

Sue Thomas outlines what kind of solidarity movement that we need to support the struggle against Apartheid in South Africa Read more...

Permanent Revolution and South Africa

MRCI theses on South Africa
First published in Permanent Revolution, Issue 3, Spring 1986
APARTHEID & SOUTH AFRICAN IMPERIALISM Read more...

Peace talks fail

For the past six months in Sri Lanka political attention has been fixed on the fate of discussions between the various Tamil guerrilla groups and the United National Party (UNP) government. Also involved in these talks was Rajin Ghandi’s government in India. Neither the ‘ceasefire’ that accompanied the discussions, nor the discussions themselves were a success from the Tamils’ point of view. Read more...

Bolivian workers resist new austerity

Within six weeks of his inauguration as President, Victor Paz Estenssoro has given notice to the Bolivian working class of what it can expect from his new government. Declaring a ’state of siege’ on 19 September, Paz arrested thousands of trade unionists involved in a general strike against government austerity measures. Read more...

Guerillarism: a flawed strategy

Ranged against Jayawardene are the organisations of the Tamils, many of which have taken up the armed struggle. How should revolutionaries assess the role of the guerrilla organisations in the present struggle? What has the last twelve months revealed about their petit bourgeois nationalism? Read more...

The first world war - Labour recruits for carnage h

Part three of a history of the Labour Party Read more...