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...

George Floyd murder trial verdict: a first victory for mass action

USA: Police killings, this time it's Chicago

Late last month, a 13 year old boy named Adam Toledo was shot by Chicago police. Adam was a Latino. Immediately after the incident, Chicago police stated that there had been an “armed confrontation”. Read more...

UK: Unionism in crisis as Loyalists lash out

For over a week, Loyalists have been attacking the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) in riots in Belfast, Derry and other parts of Northern Ireland. Read more...

USA: Daunte Wright’s murder shows police cannot be reformed

April 11, 2021 saw the murder at a traffic stop of Daunte Wright, aged 20, by police officers in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis. Police allege that Mr. Read more...

Turkey: Solidarity with the HDP!

The ban on the only left-wing opposition party in the Turkish parliament, the HDP (Halkların Demokratik Partisi, Peoples' Democratic Party), was rejected once again by the Constitutional Court on 31 M Read more...

USA: The Roots of the Rise in Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

IN the year since the murder of George Floyd, the harsh reality of the racism still experienced by African Americans, 150 years after the abolition of slavery and half a century since the civil rights Read more...

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