The Class Party in the Light of the Struggles in Iran

Regions: 
Publications: 

Intro · Today [25/11/18] the media reported the arrest of Ismail Bakhshi and three other delegates of the Shush Soviet whom we were talking about yesterday in connection with Iran. The strikes, far from losing impetus, have already affected almost the entire population and are spreading not only to the industrial city of Ahvaz but throughout the whole country.

Against Racism, Against Capitalism

Politics: 
Regions: 
Publications: 

The leaflet below was given out by the Italian affiliate of the ICT, Il Partito Comunista Internazionalista, in the anti-racist demonstration in Rome on 10 November. · The security decree just passed by the current government represents a qualitative leap in the process of criminalisation and marginalisation of migrants.

Russia: The number of strikes is growing

Publications: 

Whilst all bourgeois eyes are fixed on the G20 summit in Buenos Aires or the Ukraine-Russia conflict in the Sea of Azov the class war goes on around the planet. We have already published on the strikes currently convulsing Iran more than once and now we have received the following report and comment on a revival of strikes in Russia from a sympathiser there.

Iran: Workers' Strikes and Protests Continue

Regions: 
Publications: 

Eleven days ago we posted a first article [1] on the strikes and workers’ protests in Iran in which the idea of independent soviets or councils (in Farsi “shura”) was first raised. Since then, despite all the regime’s desperate efforts to deal with the workers’ movement by engaging the help of the opposition, so far, it not only has failed to curb the movement, but rather the reverse has taken...

Inequality and poverty – the latest UN report on UK poverty illustrates the need for the end of class society

Regions: 
Publications: 

Again and again, the latest events and research serve to confirm the startling accuracy of the Marxist perspective. In the widely circulated Manifesto of the Communist Party lines such as the following have lost none of their veracity; · “The modern labourer, on the contrary, instead of rising with the process of industry, sinks deeper and deeper below the conditions of existence of his own class.

The Significance of the German Revolution

Regions: 
Publications: 

Reflections on the CWO/ICT Public Meeting in London, November 17 2018 · November 2018 saw the hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of the German Revolution. It was part of a working class revolutionary wave which brought to an end the imperialist slaughter of the First World War. To understand the significance of those dramatic days the CWO not only called the above meeting but invited comrades...

The Crisis and the Rise of Workers’ Militancy in Iran

Regions: 
Publications: 

Right hand side banner: Workers of Haft Tapeh, We Are Starving! We Are Starving! · Left hand side banner: Year 1397 (2018) No Food to put on the table - Haft Tapeh · Despite the great efforts of the leaders of the Islamic Republic to make use of the opportunity provided by United States pulling out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) for nationalist mobilisation of the people, and...

A Hundred Years On: Lessons of the German Revolution

Regions: 
Publications: 

9 November is an auspicious date in the German historical calendar. 80 years ago this was the anniversary of Kristallnacht (the Night of Broken Glass) when synagogues were burned and 10,000 Jewish males were marched to concentration camps. It was the first step on the road to the genocide of millions.

Poland: One Hundred Years of Bourgeois Dictatorship

Politics: 
Publications: 

Pictured: 1919 May Day demonstration in Płock, a city in central Poland, with banners reading “Long live the Councils of Worker’s Delegates” and calling for freedom for political prisoners. · Last year we wrote an article analysing the annual Independence March in Poland. [1] This year marks the centenary of Polish independence.

Lest We Forget: Workers Stopped Capitalism’s First World War

Publications: 

The 100th anniversary of the Armistice, which we are told put a stop to the first world war, happens to coincide with remembrance Sunday, or Poppy Day. So we’re in for a treat. On top of poppy-wearing – now almost de rigueur – and two minute silences in the most improbable places, there are some smashing events in store.

Global Warming: Capitalism Threatens the Planet

Politics: 
Publications: 

From the standpoint of a higher economic form of society, private ownership of the globe by single individuals will appear quite as absurd as private ownership of one man by another. Even a whole society, a nation, or even all simultaneously existing societies taken together, are not the owners of the globe.

Radek on the “Defeat” of Brest-Litovsk

Publications: 

With this translation we begin the second volume of our series of translations from the review Kommunist, using the French version published by the Collectif d’édition smolny (www.collectif-smolny.org). As many will know the review Kommunist was the brainchild of the “proletarian communists”, or “left communists” as Lenin dubbed them, inside the Bolshevik Party in the spring of 1918.

Pages

Recent posts

Type Title Usersort descending Replies Date
Forum topic Russia e capitalismo di stato Anonymous (not verified) 8 Sun, 2005-07-31 10:10
Forum topic ma è realizzabile? Anonymous Wed, 2012-08-29 10:24
Forum topic LA DEMOCRAZIA DEL CAPITALISMO FINANZIARIO-GLOBALE Anonymous (not verified) 5 Tue, 2006-01-03 13:17
Newsletter issue 2011-01-05 - Divampa la protesta giovanile Anonymous (not verified) 1 Sat, 2011-01-15 02:54
Forum topic elezioni Anonymous 49 Sat, 2005-08-27 13:38
Article Whose future is it? Tomorrow is ours if we know how to build it 9647541611 1 Sat, 2010-12-18 04:40
Article Un stalinien accueille favorablement une intervention nazie lors d’une grève en Grèce @Communiste_Fr 1 Sat, 2013-02-09 11:10
Forum topic 'Subversion in Capitalist America: A User's Manual' A. Selkirk Thu, 2017-03-16 02:28
Forum topic Dati e informazioni sulla crisi globale (Scenari, RaiNews24) A.C. 2 Sat, 2009-02-28 18:52
Forum topic La classe invisibile ACHILLE CAMPANILE 3 Wed, 2009-11-25 19:09

Contact us

info@leftcom.org

Subscribe to Front page feed