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...

Iraq: al-Sadr prepares bloody counter-revolution

Iraq’s revolutionary democratic protest movement, which started on October 1, 2019, is facing its biggest test yet, as interim Prime Minister Mohammad Allawi is set to announce his government, designe Read more...

Defeat the Trump Plan to Destroy Palestine

Syria: threatening all-out war?

Hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people are fleeing what is left of their homes in Syria. Read more...

Pakistan: Solidarity with PTM leaders! Free Manzoor Pashteen!

The Pakistani state has unleashed its paranoia-filled authoritarianism once again with the arrest of the leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz (Protection) Movement (PTM), Manzoor Pashteen, and others, on Jan Read more...

Palestine: Trump’s Gift to Netanyahu

The US government has declared that it will no longer consider the Israeli settlements on the West Bank to be a violation of international law. Read more...

Spain: Can the Socialist-Populist embrace last?

The November 10 parliamentary election in Spain, the second this year and the fourth since 2015, once again produced an unstable parliament with no absolute majority for any one party. Read more...

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