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...

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...

Sri Lanka: No choice for the working class in the presidential election

Sri Lanka goes to the polls tomorrow, November 16, to elect a new president. Read more...

Sri Lanka: Vote Socialist - and organise to fight!

Sri Lanka is facing a steadily worsening economic situation. For years, governments have spent more than they raised. Read more...

Syria: Erdogan-Putin deal against Rojava

The Turkish-Russian agreement on the establishment of a buffer zone along the Turkish-Syrian border, which was negotiated in Sochi on 22 October, has fundamentally changed the balance of power in Syri Read more...

Pakistan: Azadi March: “Civilian supremacy” and the contradictions of the ruling class

The Azadi march of JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman that began from Karachi on October 27 is an expression of the inner contradictions of the bourgeoisie. Read more...

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