Grzech and Domski at the Fourth Congress of the Communist International (1922)

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In 1922, at the Fourth Congress of the Communist International, Władysław Kowalski (pseudonym Grzech) and Henryk Stein (pseudonym Domski) openly clashed with the leadership of both the Communist Workers’ Party of Poland and the Communist International. This article documents their contribution to the proceedings of the Congress to shed some more light on the Polish Communist Left.

The USA, Qatar and ‘New’ Imperialist Alignments

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The official story is that Saudi Arabia, supported by Egypt, the Emirates, Bahrain and other sidekicks in the Gulf, is trying to isolate Qatar from the rest of the Arab world as punishment for betraying the Sunni cause and for financing jihadhi terrorism. Like all lies, this one contains an element of truth which conceals other aspects of the situation which must not be brought to light, much...

Arthur Goldstein (KAPD): No to National-Communism!

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GIS Introduction · “Make the cause of the people the cause of the nation, so that the cause of the nation becomes the cause of the people!” is how the nationalist propagandist Karl Otto Paetel [1] encapsulated the quintessence of National-Bolshevist ideology, which is once again being adopted by the far right.

Grenfell Tower: A Tragedy Foretold

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We may never know how many people lost their lives in this horrific fire. The images and stories over the past few days have been unbearable; people trapped in blazing rooms, holding their children, waving for help. A mother dropping her baby from the tenth floor to a man below. A woman fleeing her burning flat on the 21st floor with her six kids, but only escaping the building with four of her...

Venezuela: The dead-end of the "Bolivarian Road to Socialism"

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The following article on the developing political, social and economic crisis is a translation from our sister organisation Battaglia Comunista. Its aim is the refutation of all those tendencies from the Labour Left via the Trotskyists to the Marxist-Leninists (i.e Stalinist) who falsely claim that Venezuela is “socialist”.

Anarcho-Corbynism and Support for Labour

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The following article by a sympathiser of the CWO is printed as a contribution to debate. · It is a fact that lately certain anarchists have placed themselves in the Corbyn camp. As Freedom News admits, "lots of anarchists have decided they’re going to vote to try and get rid of the Tories"[1]. Lest we be accused of taking seriously a few insignificant UK internet dabblers[2] and Class War...

Don’t Vote - Prepare the Resistance

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Political and Economic Crisis · “You don’t know what you’re doing” is a familiar England football chant. The same refrain could be directed at the British (and global) ruling class. · For years the world capitalist system has been in economic crisis. No matter what policies various governments have tried (from increased spending, to privatisation and letting the banks speculate on anything and...

Nation or Class?

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These are dangerous and unpredictable times. Ten years after the global financial meltdown the world economy still isn’t fixed. · After decades of promoting globalisation, which has produced only fortunes for the few and misery for the many, our rulers are beginning to lose their grip. A growing number are turning to so-called nationalist “populism”.

Manchester Arena Atrocity: An Initial Response

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Last night’s attack on people leaving Manchester Arena was truly horrific. Reports so far indicate 22 have died (including 12 children between 8 and 16) and another 59 are seriously injured. The attacker, a suicide bomber waited in the foyer of the Arena as people left a concert before he struck. His aim was simply to kill as many as possible, no matter who they were.

Fight for an End to Capitalism - The Only Way to a Better Life

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2007: 9 August, PNB Paribas shocks financial markets by freezing three financial funds, comprising “complex assets” of largely fictitious capital built around mortgages. · 14 September, As financial markets steer clear of mortgage-backed ‘securities’ Northern Rock has difficulty selling on its mortgages. Fears that the bank will go bust spark the first run on a British bank for 150 years.

The General Election – More Ruling Class Mystification

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The electoral trick – over and over again · In the last few years our rulers have laid on 2 Referendums, elections for Regional Mayors and Police and Crime Commissioners, elections for at least three levels of local Councils and elections for "national" Assemblies/Parliament in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Against Exploitation, Crisis and War - No War But the Class War!

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Another May Day where imperialist tensions threaten to spread existing wars or stir up new ones. We are faced with a spectre of much wider and more destructive conflicts than in recent decades. The collapse of the USSR was presented by capitalist ideologists of all persuasions as the dawn of a new era of peace and prosperity. The reality, now obvious to everyone, is just the opposite.

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