While no historical period is identical with Britain now, the tumultuous
events that shook the country 80 years ago – combining the great
depression, a ‘grand coalition’ government wielding the axe, and a
damaging currency peg – are rich in lessons for workers in Britain and
In the hearts and minds of workers particularly black workers, the poor, and youth across the world, Malcolm X remains an icon of revolutionary spirit and commitment to justice, freedom, and liberty for the most oppressed people in the world.
With the collapse of Stalinism in the former-USSR, and the removal of
the threat of Soviet-backed regimes coming to power in the colonial and
ex-colonial world, Islamic fundamentalism has replaced ‘communism’ in
the demonology of imperialism. The imperialist powers are terrified at
the prospect of...
WHEN CIA experts wrote a report in September 1978 on the political
health of the pro-western monarchist regime in Iran, they concluded that
despite his autocratic rule, the Shah presided over a stable dynasty
that would last for at least another decade.