IBRP Statement

(Leaflet distributed at the G8 protests by comrades of Battaglia Comunista) · Comrades · Globalisation is a term dear to the bourgeoisie and its mass media but we'd prefer to call it what it really is - imperialism. By this we mean the present mode of existence of capitalism made up of the undisputed rule of finance capital on the one hand and the capacity to distribute throughout the entire...

Quebec Summit - A Gathering of Vampires

(Internationalist Notes' statement distributed at the protests during the Summit of the Americas. Translation from the original French version.) · Can there be a single person living in Canada who hasn't heard of the important summit to be held in Quebec City, from April 20th to the 22nd 2001? For months now, we have been witness to an unprecedented media barrage.

1921: Beginning of the Counter-Revolution?

"Today we are the witnesses of a tragedy of a social revolution being contained within national frontiers, as a result of the passivity of the peoples of Europe faced with intelligent and well-armed reactionary forces. It is thus stifled and reduced to playing for time with the enemy within and without.

Latin America - Critique of a bourgeois programme passed off as "socialist"

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Considered objectively, despite its "Marxist" and "communist" airs, the socialism of the Latin American "left" has, in reality, a bourgeois-democratic orientation. From the outset it has been the ideological head of a simple bourgeois nationalist/reformist movement adorned with a socialist phraseology.

The New International will be the International Party of the Proletariat

(This is the second of two articles of orientation for the International Bureau, presented by the PCInt. It elaborates how the world party of the future will differ from previous communist parties and the III International and outlines the role of the IBRP today in moving towards the creation of that future party.

The Proletariat Opposes the Imperialist War Firmly Resolved to Reach its Own Historical Objectives

Historical Appendix - Statement from Prometeo, Year 21, 1st November 1943 - the first issue in Italy after the collapse of Mussolini's central government. · Introduction · In November 1943 the first issue of Prometeo to be published inside Italy since 1924 appeared (1). It was published by the Internationalist Communist Party (Partito Comunista Internazionalista/PCInt) which was just being formed...

Situation in the USA - The Way Forward for the IBRP

IBRP Introduction · In the previous issue we reported on the first meeting of the IBRP with its supporters in North America. It was decided then that the geographically disparate US comrades would work together to make Internationalist Notes (then published in Wisconsin) a regular publication of all IBRP supporters in the US.

Genoa: Anti-Globalisation? Anti-capitalism for Communism!

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Comrades! · Globalisation is a term dear to the bourgeoisie and its mass media but we’d prefer to call it what it really is - imperialism. With this term we means the present mode of existence of capitalism which sees the undisputed domination of finance capital on the one hand and the capacity to distribute throughout the entire planet the different stages of the process of production (from...

New offensive against the unemployed

Publications: 

The Ontario minister of Social Services, John Baird, presented at the beginning of May a five-point plan to restructure the provincial welfare system. Two parts of this plan require particular attention. One of these measures provides for mandatory blood and urine tests for welfare recipients. The minister claims that he wants “to help the alcoholics and drug addicts to find employment”.

After the summit

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We will leave to others the task of drawing up the balance sheet of the more spectacular aspects of the event; the 7000 cops, the thousand soldiers, the smoke and tear gas grenades, the plastic and rubber bullets, the street fighting, the hundreds of arrests and the dozens of wounded. · What we are interested in now is to grasp the evolution of workers’ consciousness following the actions in...

Quebec City - A gathering of vampires

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Internationalist Notes statement on the occasion of the protests at the Summit of the Americas - April 2001 · Can there be a single person living in Canada who hasn’t heard of the important summit to be held in Quebec City, from April 20th to the 22nd 2001? For months now, we have been witness to an unprecedented media barrage.

Chronicles of the prehistoric

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"The bourgeois mode of production is the last antagonistic form of the social process of production - antagonistic not in the sense of individual antagonism but of an antagonism that emanates from the individuals' social conditions of existence - but the productive forces developing within bourgeois society create also the material conditions for a solution of this antagonism.

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