US imperialism’s militarisation of Taiwan

By Steve Sweeney WASHINGTON is continuing to escalate tensions with China as part of its new Cold War, with last month the deployment of 200 additional troops to Taiwan. According to unnamed US officials the soldiers will be tasked with training Taiwan’s armed forces against “a rising threat from China.” The Pentagon would not be … [Read more…]

Ukraine: Zelensky gets cold feet?

Mesmerised by the mirage of a ‘spring offensive’ which will somehow miraculously turn the tide of war in its favour, Kiev is meanwhile wasting an irreplaceable generation of young men in a series of pointless last-ditch stands like those unfolding around the cauldrons of Bakhmut and Avdiivkaz. It is unclear just who will be left … [Read more…]

Zionists step up their efforts to ethnically cleanse the West Bank of Palestinians

In the last issue of LALKAR we reported on the first 36 Palestinians murdered by the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) and the Zionist ‘settler’ movement during January 2023.  The situation across Palestine has become even more heated with the various Zionist soldiery and murderous settlers going into overdrive and carrying out non-stop killing and maiming … [Read more…]

Greatest triumph in our history!

An open letter to the President of the Russian Federation and Supreme Commander-in-Chief V.V.Putin from Gennady Zyuganov, Chairman of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation April 13, 2023 Esteemed Vladimir Vladimirovich, For all of us May 9 is a sacred date. Victory over German Nazism became a great milestone in the thousand-year history of … [Read more…]

China sets out new foreign policy approach: oppose US unilateralism

The CPC has officially acknowledged that the ‘agreement incapable’ USA is set on hegemony and confrontation. The relationship between US imperialism and People’s Republic of China (PRC) has been marked by contradictions and antagonisms even during the periods of relatively positive relations. In recent years, however, the antagonisms have increased dramatically. This has led the … [Read more…]

Caracas declaration: Latin America has a vital role to play in the world anti-imperialist struggle

NATO’s armies must be defeated on the battlefield and behind the lines. From the city of Caracas, birthplace of the great liberator Simón Bolívar, the father of Latin-American unity and forerunner of the modern anti-imperialist movement in Nuestra America, we are gathered today to continue the line of political struggle that was laid down by … [Read more…]

The French working class fights on

Trash has piled up high on many of the streets of Paris, barricades still burn in the night across France as French workers carry on the fight to overthrow their government’s attack on their pensions.  French President Emmanuel Macron’s government pushed a bill to increase the retirement age from 62 to 64 through parliament without … [Read more…]

The fraud of Scottish nationalism

If the SNP is really a threat to British imperialism, why has Nicola Sturgeon been treated as such a saint by the corporate media? The resignation of Nicola Sturgeon as leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) triggered a wave of heartfelt political obituaries from the ‘thought leaders’ of British liberalism. These people had looked … [Read more…]

Long live May Day

May Day is the day of annual celebration of the international working class movement.  It originated in the United States where it was particularly associated with the struggle for the working day to be reduced to 8 hours.  In the mid-19th century, the conditions in which the working class lived and worked in the United … [Read more…]