Marxist-Leninist Organisation of Britain on the 1973 Yom Kippur War

Originally published in Class Against Class, organ of the Marxist-Leninist Organisation of Britain, No. 2 Special Edition, October 1973. Web edition by Alliance Marxist-Leninist July 2003 THE WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST War Has Come Once Again To The Middle East On October 6th, 1973, the armed forces of Egypt and Syria, crossed the cease-fireContinue reading “Marxist-Leninist Organisation of Britain on the 1973 Yom Kippur War”

1929 Comintern Resolution on Palestine and Arabistan

This article was published by Alliance (Marxist-Leninist) as part of the publication Alliance, issue #51, “Pan-Arabic or Pan-Islamic ‘Socialism.’” From Editor Jane Degras: Documents of the Communist International 1919-1943″; Volume 3; London 1971 EXTRACTS FROM A RESOLUTION OF THE ECCI POLITICAL SECRETARIAT ON THE INSURRECTION MOVEMENT IN ARABISTAN 16 October 1929 Inprekorr, x, 11, P.Continue reading “1929 Comintern Resolution on Palestine and Arabistan”

Bill Bland: Notes on Lebanon

This article was published by Alliance (Marxist-Leninist) as part of the publication Alliance, issue #51, “Pan-Arabic or Pan-Islamic ‘Socialism.’” Previously unpublished notes by W.B. Bland, circa 1987 Geography The small state of Lebanon lies at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea. It is bordered on the west by the Mediterranean, on the north andContinue reading “Bill Bland: Notes on Lebanon”

Three Tactics of the Nationalists in the Middle East

This article was published by Alliance (Marxist-Leninist) as part of the publication Alliance, issue #51, “Pan-Arabic or Pan-Islamic ‘Socialism.’” Originally written 1992 Since the end of World War II (WW II), the contradiction between the working classes and the developing capitalist class of the Middle Eastern nations was linked to a second contradiction – thatContinue reading “Three Tactics of the Nationalists in the Middle East”

The Syrian National Revolution – The Role of Khaled Bakdash or “Bagdash”

This article was published by Alliance (Marxist-Leninist) as part of the publication Alliance, issue #51, “Pan-Arabic or Pan-Islamic ‘Socialism.’” December 2002; based on an article of 1996 Contents: Introduction – Pan-Arabism in the Middle East (i) Syria – The place, peoples and religion (ii) Early History of Syria to the Ottoman Empire (iii) The EndContinue reading “The Syrian National Revolution – The Role of Khaled Bakdash or “Bagdash””

Enver Hoxha on Pan-Arabic or Pan-Islamic “Socialism”

This article was published by Alliance (Marxist-Leninist) as part of the Alliance issue #51, “Pan-Arabic or Pan-Islamic ‘Socialism.’” January 1980 THE EVENTS WHICH ARE TAKING PLACE IN THE MOSLEM COUNTRIES MUST BE SEEN IN THE LIGHT OF DIALECTICAL AND HISTORICAL MATERIALISM The international situation is very tense at present. In many regions of the worldContinue reading “Enver Hoxha on Pan-Arabic or Pan-Islamic “Socialism””

On the 100th anniversary of World War I

The following entry is from the Great Soviet Encyclopedia.  – E.S. World War I (1914–18)  an imperialist war between two coalitions of capitalist powers for a redivision of the already divided world (a repartition of colonies, spheres of influence, and spheres for the investment of capital) and for the enslavement of other peoples. At first, theContinue reading “On the 100th anniversary of World War I”

ICMLPO (Unity and Struggle): Meeting of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organisations of Europe

The crisis of the capitalist system on the world level is getting still worse, and in Europe it is taking the form of a recession. At the same time, the rejection of the austerity policy is stronger and more massive than ever before; tens of millions of workers, men and women, are taking to theContinue reading “ICMLPO (Unity and Struggle): Meeting of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organisations of Europe”

Alliance (Marxist-Leninist): Globalisation; Do Lenin’s Criteria of Imperialism still Hold?

THE NATIONAL QUESTION IN THE ERA OF GLOBALISATION. Submission to Third Conference of International Struggle Marxist-Leninist. October 1999; Paris. Goal Of This Article We intend to discuss the most important features of imperialism as defined by Lenin; to ask whether the essential features of capital are so changed by recent events that we must reviseContinue reading “Alliance (Marxist-Leninist): Globalisation; Do Lenin’s Criteria of Imperialism still Hold?”

The Carve-Up of Cyprus

By the Marxist-Leninist Organisation of Britain; Special Issue of “Class Against Class”; No.7, 1974. Reprinted by Alliance Marxist-Leninist, 2003. BEHIND THE EVENTS IN CYPRUS OF JULY 1974 — THE COUPS AND COUNTER-COUPS, THE MASS GRAVES AND THE INVASION — ARE TO BE FOUND THE BLOODY HANDS OF THE UNITED STATES IMPERIALISTS, STRIVING DESPERATELY TO RECOVER SOME OFContinue reading “The Carve-Up of Cyprus”

The Communist League: The Soviet Union and the Spanish Civil War

‘Non-Intervention’? Between ourselves, it’s the same thing as profitable intervention – but profitable only for the other side’. Charles-Maurice Talleyrand (1754-1838) INTRODUCTION In January 1996, the Association of Communist Workers and the Association of Indian Communists held an extremely interesting meeting in the Conway Hall, London, devoted to exposing the slanderous misrepresentation of the Republican forcesContinue reading “The Communist League: The Soviet Union and the Spanish Civil War”

Lessons of People’s War in Spain 1936-1939

Progressive Labor, Vol. 9, No. 5 (Oct.-Nov. 1974), 106-116. The Spanish Civil War was the opening act of the Second World War in Europe. It was the military and political proving ground both for European Fascism, and for class-collaborationist policies that the old communist movement never outlived. In one important respect, however, the Spanish WarContinue reading “Lessons of People’s War in Spain 1936-1939”

Communist Party of Mexico (Marxist-Leninist): Marcos’ Crusade Against the Revolutionary Perspective

Introduction Twelve years ago, a revolt broke out in the south of Mexico, among the poorest and most oppressed in a poor country. The revolt was timed to mark the coming into force of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on January 1, 1994, which opened Mexico to unbridled exploitation by U.S. imperialism. TheContinue reading “Communist Party of Mexico (Marxist-Leninist): Marcos’ Crusade Against the Revolutionary Perspective”

V.I. Lenin on the International and World War I

“An International does not mean sitting at the same table and having hypocritical and pettifogging resolutions written by people who think that genuine internationalism consists in German socialists justifying the German bourgeoisie’s call to shoot down French workers, and in French socialists justifying the French bourgeoisie’s call to shoot down German workers in the nameContinue reading “V.I. Lenin on the International and World War I”

James Connolly on Socialism and Nationalism

“If you remove the English army to-morrow and hoist the green flag over Dublin Castle, unless you set about the organisation of the Socialist Republic your efforts would be in vain. England would still rule you. She would rule you through her capitalists, through her landlords, through her financiers, through the whole array of commercial andContinue reading “James Connolly on Socialism and Nationalism”