Changing of the guard at Britain’s Medieval-Capitalist Totem From the point of view of the independent interests of the working class, the death of Elizabeth Windsor is a non-event. There is nothing to mourn, men and women die of old age every day, its simply a natural process and only of interest to their family … Continue reading Abolish the Monarchy, Abolish Bourgeois Power!
by Humberto Rodrigues After 200 days, the war in Ukraine is an expression of the return of major wars of indirect confrontation between major military powers in the Cold War; the growing decline of American imperialism and the worldwide wave of popular protests against inflation, united by the repercussions of Western sanctions on Russia, but … Continue reading The Third World War and the Tasks of International Regroupment
by Ian Donovan Salman Rushdie never challenged religious beliefs. He wrote a book that implied, among other things, that the female relatives of Mohammad were prostitutes. There is no historical evidence of this. It offends believers but doesn’t challenge belief at all. It attempts to scandalise the founder of a religion with personal slurs according … Continue reading On the Salman Rushdie attack
At the time of writing this article, people in Britain are waking up to the reality that the energy cap is being increased by 80%, raising an average energy bill from to £1,971.00 to £3,549.00, with worse yet to come with energy caps being raised in January and April of next year. National Energy Action … Continue reading The Climate Crisis. The Time to Act is Now!
Fuel Price Attack on Workers: Far Bigger Than the Poll Tax! Britain is heading for an explosive decompression of neoliberal imperialism and Toryism, including the pink Toryism of the Blairites currently as manifested by Keir Starmer’s Labour Party leadership. Everything is coming together in a perfect storm so that the pressure of the huge capitalist … Continue reading We need a new Working-Class Party and a General Strike!
Defend Russia and the Donbass People! By Liz Hoskings Anyone who states that the Armed Forces of Ukraine are defending themselves against a Russsian ‘invasion’ is either misinformed or a racist liar. Despite the silence of the Western media, the Russian-speaking Donbass region has been subject to a programme of ethnic cleansing by Ukraine since … Continue reading Defeat NATO’s Racist Proxy War in Ukraine
On 29th July a substantial motion on Ukraine, taking a firmly defencist position on the Donbass struggle against the far-right Ukrainian regime’s 8 year attempt at suppression of the Russian and Russian-speaking population there, was put to a national members meeting of the Socialist Labour Network. On the face of it, it was defeated by … Continue reading A principled intervention on Ukraine
By Mark Andresen This summer’s plethora of industrial action across the UK has reminded us of the mainstream media’s historic disconnect between the priorities of the middle and working classes. Sky reporter Kay Burley’s comedically out-of-touch questions to the RMT’s Mick Lynch in June was one of the more bizarre examples. ITV’s Richard Madeley’s … Continue reading BIAS, THE BBC AND THE STRIKE
Communist Fight issue #10 is now available This issue has two overriding and interlinked themes: the fight against imperialist war, and against the ruinous attacks on the working class and oppressed masses occasioned by the interlinked capitalist economic and environmental crises that are intertwined with imperialism’s wars. The lead articles on the front and back … Continue reading Communist Fight issue #10 now available!
Mikhail Gorbachev died on 30th August aged 91. The architect of glasnost (openness) and perestroika (reconstruction), his ‘reforms’ to the regime created by the political counterrevolution in Soviet Russia/USSR in the early 1920s, finally brought about the downfall of the first workers state after more than six decades of the political monopoly of a privileged, … Continue reading Mikhail Gorbachev: A Brief Obituary