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...

Spain: after Socialist Party victory - What Now?

With a turnout of more than 75 percent, one of the highest since 1982, the Spanish elections on April 28 saw the Partido Socialista Obrero Español PSOE – Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party, as the main Read more...

Ukraine: A land staring into the abyss

President Petro Poroshenko lost Ukraine's run-off election on 22 April, 2019, by a mile. Read more...

The European Elections and the Crisis of the EU

Two decades after the meeting of its heads of state and government in Lisbon in March 2000, the European Union has become the "weakest link" among the great powers in the imperialist world order. Read more...

Israel: Netanyahu’s victory paves the way for annexation

After elections on April 9, right wing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks set for a record fifth term. Read more...

The Pulwana attack and the Kashmir National Liberation Movement

On February 14, 49 soldiers of the Indian paramilitary force, Central Reserve Police Force, CRPF, were killed in an attack on their column near Pulwama. Read more...

The Macedonian Referendum and its background

At the NATO security conference in Munich, the leaders of the Greek and newly renamed North- Macedonian governments were honoured for “setting aside” long standing differences over the name of the rep Read more...

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