Polemics

The STF and the rule of law – for the rich, of course

On November 7, Brazil’s Supreme Court ruled defendants could only be imprisoned after all appeals to higher courts had been exhausted. The decision changed its previous position, stating now that an arrest in this circumstance violates the citizen's constitutional right, as his guilt could only be asserted after the...

Debate: Marxism and Environmental Crisis

MARXISM AND ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS | The International Workers' League (Fourth International), LIT-QI, will be promote, on September 27th, a debate entitled “Marxism and Environmental Crisis", as part of the global mobilization week, called Global Climate Strike. The climate crisis is undeniable and its drastic consequences can be seen and felt...

The “new” and “old” capitalism – part 2

The article of banker and economist André Lara Resende recently published  caused some "discomfort" in the team of investment fund executive and current Minister of Economy, Paulo Guedes. A member of former president Fernando Henrique Cardoso's economic team and one of the idealizers of the Real Plan, Lara...

The “new” and “old” capitalism (Part 1)

The crisis of Brazilian capitalism and the first 100 days of the Bolsonaro administration: in what measure can Paulo Guedes's politics solve the problems of the working class? Written by João Ricardo Soares. PSTU-Brazil. The minister of Finances of one of most industrialized countries in the world and one of the...

Chavism: a necessary evaluation

The sickness and death of Hugo Chávez, doubtlessly one of the most important leaders of the Latin American and international politics of the 21st century, have brought back to the surface the discussion about the true meaning of him, his movement and his governments in Venezuela. By Alejandro Iturbe. Written...

There is no revolution without half of the working class

The struggle for the emancipation of women has been intertwined from its beginnings with the socialist worker movement. Marx wrote in his book “The Holy Family” (1845) that “The degree of emancipation of woman is the natural measure of general emancipation”. By Juan Parodi In a private letter he reaffirmed that...

Women: General strike or care work strike? A necessary discussion

Like past year, the State Commission for 8M will again call it as a labour, study and consumer strike, and a feminist care work strike. By Laura R. As Corriente Roja we will make every effort for this state-wide and international journey of struggle to be a grand day of demonstrations...

Netflix and the Russian Government Join Forces to Spread Lies About Trotsky

The Netflix Company is reproducing a series produced by the Putin administration about Leon Trotsky’s life. It is a gross and unacceptable falsification of the history of the Great Russian revolutionary. The IWL-FI joins this manifesto and we call more organizations and figures to subscribe it as a way...

Next Saturday 25, A Debate about the Nicaraguan Political Process

In continuation with the series of political-programmatic debates in the IWL-FI headquarters in Sao Paulo, we invite you all to participate in the debate about the situation in Nicaragua. To carry out this important polemic, we will have the presence of Breno Altman, of the Brazilian PT leadership and...

Stop the slander against Croatia and Ukraine!

There is a scandal against the team of Croatia, accusing it of being Fascist, because one of its players, Domagaj Vida, after scoring two goals that left Russia out of the World Cup, dedicated the victory to Ukraine, country that suffers the recent annexation of Crimea by Russia, and...

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