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...

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...

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...

Myanmar: Resistance to coup continues, solidarity with workers and youth

March has witnessed a steep escalation of repression by Myanmar’s military – the Tatmadaw - against completely peaceful and unarmed demonstrators. Read more...

General strike and giant demonstrations rock Myanmar’s military

Vast crowds have packed the streets of the cities of Myanmar (Burma) in the largest day of protests thus far against the February 1 takeover by the corrupt and brutal Tatmadaw, the country’s armed for Read more...

Elections in Kosovo - What can we expect from Vetevendosje?

February 14 will see the voters in Kosovo go the polls to elect a new parliament, just 16 months after the last elections and after two governments collapsed within a year. Read more...

The military coup in Myanmar – from resistance to revolution

For several days now, demonstrations numbering hundreds of thousands have filled the streets of Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon, its second city, Mandalay, the capital, Naypyidaw, and many other cities Read more...

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