Ground the Drones!

Since Nato invaded Afghanistan in 2001, unmanned drones have gone from being an untried technology to a primary means of warfare. The US now operates 7,500 drones, and 40 other countries are buying or developing similar vehicles. British pilots have operated thousands of missions over Afghanistan and Libya from US bases, and now Britain’s first … Continue reading Ground the Drones!

Reply to our Red Youth Christmas letter

In December a 14 year old cadre of Red Youth took on his school's Amnesty International group. We published his excellent letter online: A christmas letter to Amnesty International. In response we received a number of questions from others who were interested in the role of Amnesty International in their school. Our comrade has replied … Continue reading Reply to our Red Youth Christmas letter

Stop the War Coalition, Ten years on – what have we achieved?

Stopping the war means stopping the imperial war machine: Join the Axis of Resistance! Another February, another Stop the War ‘coalition’ conference. British imperialist politicians, industrialists, mineral extraction conglomerates, weapons manufacturers and city financiers are no doubt quaking in their (custom-made John Lobb) shoes, all a-quiver in anticipation to see what militant challenges to their … Continue reading Stop the War Coalition, Ten years on – what have we achieved?

Zionists in Birmingham come out to defend racist Israeli state

A demonstration was called tonight [and for tomorrow] in protest to the arrival in Birmingham of the Israeli dance company Batsheva at the Hippodrome Theatre. Despite a peaceful, yet vocal protest from Birmingham, the police intervened on the instructions of the Israeli Zionists and attempted to kidnap members of the demo without actually arresting or … Continue reading Zionists in Birmingham come out to defend racist Israeli state

Stop the War Coalition, Libya and imperialism

2011-12 has been a year of relentless intrigue for imperialism and its agents in the working class movement. The following video is an excerpt from a meeting held in Birmingham in November 2011 addressing the situation in Libya. It was organised by a local group of activists called AIWAA (Against Imperialist Wars in Africa and … Continue reading Stop the War Coalition, Libya and imperialism

More hand-wringing and breast-beating from Stop the War Coalition leaders

CPGB-ML Blog, December 7, 2011 On Monday 5 December, Stop the War Coalition held a rally at Conway Hall headlined Don’t Attack Iran. Everyone in the hall (apart from the usual smattering of MI5 agents) was in agreement: none of us wanted to see Iran attacked. From the platform, a very frail looking Tony Benn … Continue reading More hand-wringing and breast-beating from Stop the War Coalition leaders