Labour Party (EMEP): A Response to Iran in Yemen

The impending war has been started on Yemen! It is reported that 100 Saudi war planes have bombed the Yemeni capital Sanaa, which had recently been captured by Houthi rebels, and approximately 150,000 soldiers are entering northern Yemen for the land offensive. It is also reported that the Saudi offensive in Yemen is supported byContinue reading “Labour Party (EMEP): A Response to Iran in Yemen”

Fascists come to Russia to rally against…fascism?

William Echols Following the first International Russian Conservative Forum, the overall militarist bent Moscow has taken in the wake of its secret war against Ukraine has brought to the fore a startling fact; many in Russia are scantly aware of what fascism actually means anymore. Imagine if you will, an authoritarian form of government whichContinue reading “Fascists come to Russia to rally against…fascism?”

Grover Furr: The “Official” Version of the Katyn Massacre Disproven? Discoveries at a German Mass Murder Site in Ukraine

Author’s Note: The officially accepted version of the Katyn Massacre can be read on its Wikipedia page – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katyn_massacre. This page is relentlessly anticommunist and anti-Stalinist. It makes no attempt to be objective or neutral, in that it has no serious discussion of the scholarly controversy about this question. It’s useful only as a shortContinue reading “Grover Furr: The “Official” Version of the Katyn Massacre Disproven? Discoveries at a German Mass Murder Site in Ukraine”

Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: The Industrial Party Affair

The Formation of the ‘Industrial Party’ (1925-28) At his trial in November 1930, Professor Leonid Ramzin* admitted that he had been the: “. . ideological leader”; (Leonid Ramzin: Evidence at Industrial Party Trial, in: Andrew Rothstein (Ed.): ‘Wreckers on Trial’; London; 1931; p. 39). of a counter-revolutionary organisation called the “Industrial Party” (Prompartiya). He testifiedContinue reading “Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: The Industrial Party Affair”

‘I’m a Russian Occupant’: Viral video justifies imperial aggression

A recently released YouTube video entitled ‘I’m a Russian Occupant’ is a deeply telling panegyric to 19th century-style white man’s burden imperialism, which goes a long way towards explaining what is wrong with the mentality of many Russians today. It’s a rare occurrence to see proponents of a worldview unironically putting out such a boldContinue reading “‘I’m a Russian Occupant’: Viral video justifies imperial aggression”

Stalin Society: The Katyn Massacre

by Ella Rule July 2002 At the end of the First World War, the boundary between Russia and Poland was settled as being along a line which became known as the Curzon line – Lord Curzon being the British statesman who had proposed it. This demarcation line was not to the liking of the Poles,Continue reading “Stalin Society: The Katyn Massacre”

Russian propaganda and Ukrainian rumour fuel anger and hate in Crimea

The Russian media is serving up a crude portrayal of events as a patriotic fight against fascists in Kiev and spurring its own far-right into action Anyone spending any amount of time in Crimea at the moment will hear the words “Nazi” and “fascist” a lot. The protests in Kiev, people across the region willContinue reading “Russian propaganda and Ukrainian rumour fuel anger and hate in Crimea”

The Truth about Katyn

The Truth About Katyn Report of Special Commission for Ascertaining and Investigating the Circumstances of the Shooting of Polish Officer Prisoners by the German-Fascist Invaders in the Katyn Forest The Special Commission for Ascertaining and Investigating the Circumstances of the Shooting of Polish Officer Prisoners by the German-Fascist Invaders in the Katyn Forest (near Smolensk)Continue reading “The Truth about Katyn”

“We fought together, communists and Nazis alike, for the liberation of Russia”

They are aged 24, 27 and 28. One was unemployed, one was a nightclub doorman and the other worked for car firm Mercedes. They all lived in Madrid, but they met on the front in Ukraine as part of the pro-Russian Donbass International Brigades. They had arrived there after a three-day journey last summer, eachContinue reading ““We fought together, communists and Nazis alike, for the liberation of Russia””

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia on the Mongolian People’s Republic

Mongolian People’s Republic (Bugd Nairamdakh Mongol Ard Uls). The Mongolian People’s Republic (MPR) is a state in Central Asia bounded by the USSR and the People’s Republic of China. Area, 1,565,000 sq km. Population, 1,377,900 (early 1974). The capital is Ulan Bator. Administratively, the country is divided into aimaks; Ulan Bator and Darkhan form separate administrativeContinue reading “The Great Soviet Encyclopedia on the Mongolian People’s Republic”

Anasintaxi (KKE: 1918-55): Some questions and answers about the current situation in Greece

1. Several dozen glorious general strikes and constant struggles of the masses in Greece against the austerity policies of ND and PASOK that plunged Greece into poverty and unemployment expressed the anger of the people and demanded a change in Greek society. How do you see and interpret the victory of SYRIZA in the elections?Continue reading “Anasintaxi (KKE: 1918-55): Some questions and answers about the current situation in Greece”

Communist Platform – Gramsci: a Bolshevik

One of the greatest inaccuracies spread by the opportunist politicians and the bourgeois intellectuals about Antonio Gramsci is the alleged distance, or even opposition, between his positions and those supported by Lenin and Stalin, and consequently his closeness to the ideas of Trotsky. The origins of this legend are remote and well orchestrated, beginning withContinue reading “Communist Platform – Gramsci: a Bolshevik”

EMEP’s 7th Congress calls on all forces of labour, peace and democracy

Our 7th General Conference met at a time of critical internal and external political situation. The struggle for supremacy among imperialists led to fierce conflicts in the Middle East and Ukraine; this struggle is sharpening with the use of all economic, financial and military means and leading to new imperialist fronts. The ‘new Ottoman’ foreignContinue reading “EMEP’s 7th Congress calls on all forces of labour, peace and democracy”

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia on the Spanish Civil War

Spanish Revolution of 1931–39 a revolution during which there evolved in Spain a democratic republic which for about three years from the middle of 1936 struggled for its existence, waging a national revolutionary war against fascist insurgents and Italo-German invaders. The specific features of the Spanish Revolution were in large measure attributable to certain distinctiveContinue reading “The Great Soviet Encyclopedia on the Spanish Civil War”

KKE (1918-55) (Anasintaxi): BOYCOTT the elections – The elections do not solve the problem of imperialist DEPENDANCE (economic-political-military, NATO bases etc.), nor repel-cancel ongoing EU politics against the people

GREECE OUT OF EURO – EU RIGHT NOW The elections do not solve the problem of imperialist DEPENDANCE (economic-political-military, NATO bases etc.), nor repel-cancel ongoing EU politics against the people BOYCOTT THE ELECTIONS Effective ONLY WAY: All-worker’s UNITY and intensity of the class struggle against the EU and its local chapter  – Militant MASSIVE demonstrationsContinue reading “KKE (1918-55) (Anasintaxi): BOYCOTT the elections – The elections do not solve the problem of imperialist DEPENDANCE (economic-political-military, NATO bases etc.), nor repel-cancel ongoing EU politics against the people”