No War but the Class War Meeting in Glasgow

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The document below is based on the introduction to the meeting the CWO held in the Red and Black Clydeside Bookfair on 7 May 2022. It was an inaugural event in Glasgow and though in a very central location on Sauchiehall St, the numbers in attendance were not great. The CWO was the only organisation which was holding a meeting on the current war but it was timed to coincide with the ACG (one of...

Ukraine/Russia: War and Sanctions are Hitting Hard, But Not the Oligarchs (On Either Side)

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In the early days of the war, mass media triumphantly displayed the "scalps" taken from the enemy. In this case they were the temporarily seized luxury mega-yachts and the equally luxurious properties of Russian oligarchs. Thus began the hack journalists’ crescendo of patriotism in support of the imperialist front in which they willingly participate.

From Ukraine to the South Pacific, Capitalism is in a More Dangerous Phase of Imperialist Confrontation

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China-Solomon Islands Accords · Following the outbreak of war between Russia and Ukraine, the recent security pact between China and the Solomon Islands has put American imperialism on edge, making the whole Indo-Pacific area volatile. · In early April preliminary talks for a "security agreement" were held, intended to come into force in May of this year.

No War but the Class War: Statement from NWBCW Turkey

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(We publish here a translation of a statement from NWBCW Turkey. You can follow their activities: @nwbcwturkiye ( · The Only War Worth Fighting is the Class War · With the Russian occupation of Ukraine, the world has become an even more dangerous place for us, the working class. While the crisis of capitalism has already made life difficult for all of us, we now face the threat that it may drag...

No War but the Class War: Statement from NWBCW Liverpool

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(We publish here a statement from NWBCW Liverpool ( You can follow their activities: @NWBCWliverpool ( · War, Poverty, Crisis and Disease: The True Face of the Capitalist System · Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is bringing the world ever closer to its boiling point. Once again the working class across the world are being asked to take sides in a conflict from which we have nothing to gain and...

May Day 2022: Three Deadly Crises, One Cause - Destroy Capitalism!

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The war in Ukraine, the Covid-19 pandemic, devastation of the environment and climate disaster, all of these things are the product of capitalism. They are not ‘natural disasters’ but the outcome of the contradictions of a crumbling social system (mode of production) which has long lost its benefit to humanity. Unless capitalism is destroyed it will destroy us all.

Russia Cuts the Gas Supply to Poland and Bulgaria: Another Step Towards Generalised War

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The article which follows is translated from the current edition of Battaglia Comunista. It is a timely reminder that the death and devastation in Mariupol, Kharkiv and other Ukrainian cities are not the only features of total imperialist wars. As the article suggests, the power struggle is not primarily over gas supplies but financial control.

Internationalism and the War in Ukraine

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The Russian invasion of Ukraine is now approaching the two month mark. Like other imperialist conflicts in the past, it has put the internationalist convictions of revolutionaries to the test. · In 1914 the Second International spectacularly failed to honour its own previous resolutions to use all means to stop the imperialist war machine.

The New World Disorder, Wars And Pacifism

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Right from the start of the war in Ukraine, Western imperialism has insisted it is all about an aggressor and a victim, and the defence of democracy against dictatorship. For its part, Russian imperialism tries hard to appear anti-Nazi, as if we were still in World War II. Meanwhile, this criminal war continues, with its tragic toll of death and devastation.

No War but the Class War: Statement from Internationalist Communist Perspective (South Korea)

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(We publish here a contribution from comrades of Internationalist Communist Perspective ( in South Korea who have taken up the "No War but the Class War" initiative.) · No War But the Class War! · Only the international class struggle to overthrow the capitalist system can stop the imperialist war. · Two months have passed since Russia invaded Ukraine.

No War but the Class War - A Call for Action

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1. The Russian invasion of Ukraine is no isolated act. It is the beginning of a new period of imperialist competition which threatens more generalised war in a way not seen since 1945. · 2. No country today is outside the capitalist system. The intensification of imperialist rivalry is a product of the still unresolved economic crisis of capitalism which is now decades old.

No to Capitalism's Wars

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(Leaflet given out by comrades of the Internationalist Communist Party (Battaglia Comunista) at a demonstration in Florence on 26 March.) · The Current War · The war in Ukraine is the beginning of a new and more dangerous phase of imperialist confrontation: the capitalist gangs, on both sides, fight each other to impose their economic, political and strategic interests; talk of peoples'...

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