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...

French troops out of Mali, down with French colonialism!

In a declaration in June 2021, President Macron announced the end of France's Operation Barkhane in Mali. Read more...

USA exits Afghanistan in ignominy

Just short of the twentieth anniversary of George W Bush’s declaration of his War on Terrorism, Joe Biden announced the final exit of the remaining 2500 US troops from Afghanistan. Read more...

China: The centenary of the Chinese Communist Party (2)

In the aftermath of Chiang's March 20 coup, the leadership of the CCP hesitated to take any action, waiting for a response from Moscow to this hostile act from the GMD leader most closely courted by t Read more...

China: The centenary of the Communist Party

July 1st is the date chosen by the Chinese Communist party to celebrate the centenary of its founding. Read more...

UK: The crisis of Ulster Unionism deepens

Ulster Unionism is experiencing a profound crisis right now. Read more...

Palestine: Key tasks for the resistance and the solidarity movement

The mass response of the Palestinian people to the Israeli settler and police provocations in Sheikh Jarrah and at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the subsequent bombardment of Gaza and the political victory of t Read more...

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