The long-awaited death of the Queen on 8th September 2022 has unleashed a wave of performative mourning in Britain and elsewhere in the world. This is led, as ever, by the royal family’
In the long and winding struggle for socialism, we should also keep in mind Sivanandan’s lesson, that ‘unity has to be forged and reforged again and again’.
All power to the Haitian people, no compromise with US imperialism!
Assata Shakur’s ongoing life and legacy of revolution-building and the sharp analysis in her writings should serve as lessons for those of us who wish to follow in her footsteps — to become revolutionaries capable of striking fear into the heart of empire, and hope into the hearts of the oppressed.
Breaking the nightmarish logic of capitalist realism necessitates a shattering of illusions in left reformism and the ‘parliamentary road’ as representing anything other than a brake on working-class emancipation.
On the 30th of January 1972, 14 Irish people were murdered and many more injured by the British Paratroopers in Derry, at a peaceful anti-internment rally. 48 years later there is still a denial of justice.