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Beware False Friends!

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Many working class people do not believe that their class has the potential to change the world. Indeed many of us do not even recognise the idea of class, let alone see themselves as part of the class of “women and men of no property”. · This is not surprising. The ruling capitalist class have powerful tools to confuse and distract the working class.

No War But the Class War

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A decade on since the financial crash world capitalism’s basic problem of low profitability remains. The only way the capitalists can revive ‘growth’ is by starting a new cycle of accumulation and this can only be done if a mass of existing capital is devalued. · This happened twice in the 20th century as both the First and Second World Wars led to the destruction and devaluation of capital...

Italy: Is Salvini’s League a Nazi Party?

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Despite only getting 17% of the votes compared to about 30% for their coalition partners in the Five Star Movement, Matteo Salvini leader of La Lega (The League) has seized the opportunity as deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior to become the most dominant force in the new coalition of “populist parties”.

Yemen’s “Forgotten War” Re-ignited

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The barbarism of capitalist imperialism · Nearly a month-long cessation of fighting around Yemen’s main port, Hodeida, ended on July 25 when Saudi coalition jets resumed bombing the city. They claim to have targeted a radio station and the fishing quays. In fact, according to Deutsche Welle, the German state broadcaster, · The UN humanitarian coordinator said that Saudi airstrikes carried out in...

Italy: The “Government of Change” is still anti-Working Class

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In Naples, in early June, a Malian man was shot by three youths in a drive by shooting. As they fired they chanted “Salvini, Salvini”. Matteo Salvini leader of the League (formerly the Northern League) only got 17% of the vote in Italy’s election but in the new “government of change” in coalition with the Five Star Movement has become Minister of the Interior.

Welcome to Intransigence

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Intransigence is an online journal which is a joint undertaking between a few groups (Workers' Offensive, Gulf Coast Communist Fraction, Internationalist Workers Group, and Klasbatalo Collective) and individuals in North America. It is subtitled “Publication of the Internationalists in North America”.

Brexit – Ruling Class Strategic Chaos Unleashes Parliamentary Pantomime

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The latest ministerial resignations of David Davies, Minister for Brexit and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson only underline the complete confusion at the heart of the government and the British ruling class in general. We have catalogued both this comedy of errors and what is causing it in previous articles on the Brexit decision.

Welcome to “Emancipación” (Spain)

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We welcome the formation in Spain of a new nucleus of the future world party of the proletariat, one of the many fruits of the work of the Nuevo Curso blog collective from which they have sprung. We see them as a new, young and vital expression of the development of a movement based on the historic acquisitions of the class and look forward to working and exchanging with them as they develop.

AMLO or the "anti-imperialism" of the Mexican bourgeoisie

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We have translated the following article on the Mexican election from the Spanish blog Nuevo Curso. We share its estimate that the new government will be as anti-working class as all previous Mexican governments despite the rhetoric of the new President, López Obrador. We also agree that his appeal to the Mexican ruling class lies in his aim to eradicate graft and end the impunity of the corrupt...

Palestinian Workers Continue to Die for a Capitalist State

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They no longer hit the headlines but the Palestinian “Great Return Marches” along the Gaza border with Israel continue. Since March 22 the world has been witnessing yet more horrific scenes in the long conflict between the Israeli state and the dispossessed Palestinians on whose land that state was built.

On the Future International

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The following article was originally published as draft for discussion by the CWO in Revolutionary Perspectives 11. After further discussions and revisions the version published here has now been adopted by the Internationalist Communist Tendency (ICT) as a whole. As originally stated it is intended to be part of a longer document or pamphlet of the ICT.

Protectionism and “globalisation” have the same mother: the crisis of capital

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Has “globalisation”, the freedom for capital and goods to move from one end of the planet to the other, with no barriers to limit trade and its miraculous effects, come to an end? Looking at what has happened recently, it seems that an ideology, and, even more so, one of capital’s ways of being has reached the end.

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Article Beware False Friends! Cleishbotham (editor) Mon, 2018-08-20 17:54
Forum topic Obesity stevein7 2 Mon, 2018-08-20 16:18
Article No War But the Class War Cleishbotham (editor) Fri, 2018-08-17 20:11
Article Italy: Is Salvini’s League a Nazi Party? Cleishbotham (editor) 2 Fri, 2018-08-17 17:45
Article Sulla strage dei braccianti in Puglia webmaster Mon, 2018-08-13 23:10
Article Trump non si ferma, sanzioni anche per la Turchia webmaster Mon, 2018-08-13 22:44
Article La Russia scarica 80 mld di debito americano webmaster Thu, 2018-08-09 07:11
Forum topic Israel and its blatant imperialism stevein7 7 Thu, 2018-08-02 18:50
Article Yemen’s “Forgotten War” Re-ignited Cleishbotham (editor) Thu, 2018-08-02 11:25
Article Auguri al gruppo Emancipación (Spagna) webmaster Thu, 2018-07-26 19:44

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