National Sections of the L5I:

National 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...

The West’s war aims in Ukraine

THE WORLD situation in 2022 is characterised by multiple crises—the most immediate and far reaching in its global consequences is the war in Ukraine, which has massively boosted re-armament, the expan Read more...

Sinn Fein's historic victory runs into Unionist veto

Sinn Fein won a historic victory in the Northern Ireland Assembly election. Read more...

Germany: Viva, viva Palestine! - Protest actions despite demo bans in Berlin

Despite a massive police presence on Berlin's streets and especially in the district of Neukölln, despite massive repression and numerous arrests, a ban on all public pro-Palestinian rallies in the ca Read more...

Israel doubles down on its atrocities in Palestine

On May 11, an Israeli "Defence” Force sniper shot the famous Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in the head. Read more...

Sri Lanka: For a Constituent Assembly!

"Rajapaksa is sending his thugs to kill us", that was the one line message sent to the League by a supporter at the protest camp on Galle Face Green in Colombo on May 9. Read more...

The War over Ukraine: National Defence or Imperialist War?

For all their rejection of the imperialist aggression represented by the Russian attack on Ukraine at the end of February, Marxists must ask themselves deeper questions about the background to the con Read more...

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