Report on NWBCW Montreal

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Not long after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Internationalist Communist Tendency launched the No War but the Class War (NWBCW) initiative. This launching was opened by an initial call to action ( which was based on twelve points highlighting the war in Ukraine as an imperialist war resulting from the system crisis of capitalism, marking a clear escalation in the tendency towards the...

Iran: Towards a General Strike?

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After more than 75 days of protests, the regime's barbaric repression has resulted in over 450 deaths and more than ten thousands arrests. Yet the working class in Iran continues to fight back. The regime's alleged disbandment of the “morality police” seems to have had little effect, as sectors of the oil workers have already begun to strike and many workers are now preparing for a...

Protests in China: Not Just About Covid

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China is currently experiencing the most significant wave of unrest since the labour strikes of the early 2010s, if not since Tiananmen Square. A number of factors are at play here. The 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in October already elicited symbolic protest in the form of banner drops which were then circulated online.

On the 2 December Strike in Italy: Especially In Times of War "Normal" Strikes Are Not Enough

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For many years now the grassroots or base unions (sindacati di base) have called a strike at this time of year appealing to workers from all sectors of production to mobilise, and as usual, we will once again take part. · However, we cannot ignore the fact that this seasonal mobilisation has become something of a ritual.

On the Brazilian Elections

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(We share here a translation of an article from MovAut (short for Movimento Autogestionário – Movement for Self-Management, in English) in Brazil about the results of the recent presidential election, which, we think, throws some much needed light upon an issue that has been subject to so much distortion, from the left as well as the right-wing of capital, both of whom have thrown their whole...

War in Ukraine: The Other Attack on the Working Class

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The blue and yellow flags may now be tattered and torn, and the war in Ukraine may now make only fleeting headlines on UK news networks, but the violence rages on, as does Western support for Ukraine. Given the nature of the Kremlin regime which murders Russian journalists and dissidents, and given the brutality of the invasion, it is an easy sell.

Workers in Iran Show the Way

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The most recent wave of protests and strikes in Iran are the continuation of more than a decade of struggles. Though the working class in Iran faces many obstacles, as the events take on an international dimension, they could potentially begin a spark that ignites a wider working class movement beyond just Iran.

Class Struggle is Back on the Agenda!

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The capitalist crisis is intensifying and with it come the inevitable attacks on the working class. Cost of living and fuel protests have broken out in more than 90 countries already and the UK is no exception here. Nearly 2 million workers (one in sixteen) are expected to be balloted for strike action in the coming months. The struggle for wages to keep up with inflation is on.

Capitalist Crisis: Survival of the Richest

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Months of soaring inflation and stalling wages are the latest effects of the crisis inherent to the capitalist system. The ruling class’ attacks on our living and working conditions are just one more attempt to make us pay for it. As winter approaches, the havoc wreaked by the failures of the system shows no signs of letting up.

Oil Workers in Iran Continue to Resist Despite Repressions

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Taking any step in pursuing workers’ demands, in the hellish capitalist system of the Islamic Republic, is not without risks, nor without countless obstacles. It is especially so for the Iranian workers today, those who are trying to link the workers’ strikes to the current protest movement. · The oil workers with their organising council and the sugarcane workers of Haft Tappeh have taken the...

Inflation Cuts Workers' Real Wages With No End in Sight

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Inflation that was supposed to be "transitory" has been cutting away at workers’ real wages for more than a year now. The September inflation report from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed that inflation has predictably continued to rise. Consumer prices increased 0.4% over September, and are 8.2% more expensive than this point last year.

Weyerhaeuser Workers: Not Finished Yet!

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(As an example of the kind of activity that No War but the Class War committees are involved in, we reproduce here an article from NWBCW Pacific Northwest ( on the latest developments in the struggle of the Weyerhaeuser workers.(1)) · Workers Fight On Despite Sell Out Contracts and Union Bureaucrats! Solidarity With Weyerhaeuser Workers and the 46%ers! · The Pacific Northwest No War But Class War...

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