Polemics

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...

The International Marxist Tendency: from Permanent Entryism to the Abandonment of the Proletarian Dictatorship

The history of the International Marxist Tendency (IMT) is mixed up with the history of its founder, Ted Grant, considered by his supporters one of the greatest Marxist theorists and by English Trotskyists who did not share his trajectory as objectivist and politically centrist. By Marcos Margarido. Edward "Ted" Grant was...

Debate with the MRT on the Teamsters’ strike in Brazil

The conflict that confronts the truck owners (truckers/teamsters) with the Temer government (with strike and blockades against the rise of the fuel price) became the core of the situation in the country. Brazil moves towards a growing paralyzation and the Teamsters already forced the government to step back (at...

Castro-Chavismo crisis in Central America: the giant with ”feet of clay”

After the war and signed the peace agreements (1990-1996) the old guerrilla forces became parliamentary parties and abandoned any revolutionary reference or intention. They became forces of the order. By PT-Costa Rica.   Castrismo: from mountains to palaces The Peace Agreements guaranteed institutional integration and impunity. However, the participation of thousands of fighters...

Socialism or war and capitalist decay

We are publishing this text from an unpublished book War, Imperialism and Socialism by Bill Hunter because yet again the question of capitalist decay is posed in relation to the collapse of Carillon. The failure of Carillon to be able to build a hospital, schools, rail infrastructure, etc. is...

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