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About Amjad Ayub Mirza

Based: Glasgow UK

Articles Written

Class Before Nation : Reject the SNP Budget and Prepare for the Battle Against Scottish Austerity

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Sat 23rd Dec 2017
On December 14 the Scottish National Party (SNP) Finance Minister, Derek Mackay presented to the Scottish Parliament the Scottish Government’s budget for 2018-19.... [read more]

The German Elections and the Ongoing Crisis of European Imperialism

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Sun 3rd Dec 2017
Angela Merkel, who has been in power for 12 years and who won just 33% of the vote in the elections held on 24 September, failed to negotiate a coalition government that would rule over the German and the European working class for the next four years... [read more]

Scottish Left On The Eve of the Centenary of Bolshevik Revolution

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Sat 18th Nov 2017
Scottish coordinator for ICOR, Amjad Ayub Mirza looks at the effects of revisionism and reformism on Scottish left politics... [read more]

How to defeat war-mongering America

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Sat 15th Apr 2017
The recent actions by Trump are a futile attempt to regain the waning global influence of American imperialist hegemony... [read more]

Trump and the Rise of Fascism in America

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Fri 3rd Feb 2017
Mr Trump seems to be planning the annihilation of vast populations by unleashing a new reign of fascist barbarity.... [read more]

Hegemony and Illusion

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Sun 15th Feb 2015
Only patient and sustained grassroots work among the masses can sharpen their consciousness and help them shed any illusions about the prevailing system. We must be under no illusions. There is no fast-track to the Revolution... [read more]

Mutant Forms: The Problem of Cross-breeding in Pakistani Politics

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Sun 25th Jan 2015
The people of Pakistan are faced with three mountainous problems. They face the tyranny of feudalism, comprador capitalism and imperialist domination... [read more]

The emergence of separatist movements in Pakistan

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Thu 1st May 2014
We have undergone two martial law regimes since the National Assembly adopted the 1973 Constitution. The 1973 Constitution failed to transform Pakistan into an economic success... [read more]

Right Wing Conservative Political Elite Engineer an Electoral Comeback in Pakistan

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Sat 25th May 2013
Dr Amjad Ayab Mirza provides analysis on the recent elections in Pakistan... [read more]

Pakistan: Election under the watch of USA

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Mon 15th Apr 2013
Dr. Amjad Ayub Mirza explains how the inability of the PPP to benefit millions has given a chance to the Right to gain electoral ground... [read more]

Margaret Thatcher and the bias of the British Media

by Amjad Ayub Mirza

Sat 13th Apr 2013
Dr Amjad Mirza reflects on the response of the mainstream media to Margaret Thatcher's death... [read more]