Engels and the Materialist Interpretation of the History of Women’s Oppression

Engels was born on 28 November, 200 years ago. In his homage, the International Workers League - Fourth International published a series of articles in defence of Marxism and Engels' legacy, thus recovering his theoretical and revolutionary heritage as a co-founder of scientific socialism. This series of articles would...

Where Is The Economy Heading? 

The bourgeois governments and the press highlight the recovery of the world economy for the third quarter of this year and sing praises to the "new normality" that allowed it. A deeper look, however, shows a different reality.  By Alejandro Iturbe   -  November 24, 2020    An analysis of the dynamics of...

Fiddles Melody: Bicentennial of Friedrich Engels, the Communist General

"For a correct appraisal of Marx’s views, an acquaintance is essential with the works of Frederick Engels, his closest fellow-thinker and collaborator. It is impossible to understand Marxism and to propound it fully without taking into account all the works of Engels." Lenin, 1914. In 1893, shortly before the publication of...

Engels’ Ecological Dialectical Materialism

It is undeniable that Marx was deeply curious about the development of the sciences of his time. Not only the natural sciences but also the humanities, which was evident in his notebook on Lewis Henry Morgan, which eventually became the raw material of the book The Origin of the...

Engels, Co-author of the Materialist Conception of History

Engels and Marx’s collaboration had as a starting point the elaboration of the materialist conception of history: this was the result of a convergence of ideas and, from then on, of a partnership in the theoretical elaboration and political militancy for their whole lives. By José Welmowicki Marxism against determinism In the...

Revolutionary strategy and tactics: Engels after Marx’s death

“The most powerful mind in our party has ceased thinking; the mightiest heart that I have ever known has ceased beating” F. Engels By Marcos Margarido After Marx's death on the 14th March 1883, Engels found himself alone to continue the political task the two had undertaken throughout their adult lives. Even with...

Debt Disaster With No Escape

The IMF-World Bank semi-annual meeting starts this week.  Earlier the IMF kicked off the show with a warning that the poor countries of the world are heading for a catastrophe from the pandemic slump, leading to defaults on the debts that their governments and companies owe to investors and banks in...

Emergency Program Against the Pandemic and the Economic Crisis

Capitalism, through the covid-19 pandemic and the world recession, expands the elements of barbarism across the world. The real numbers of the pandemic - not the lies released by governments - already point to more than one hundred million infected and more than two million dead. It is one of...

International Courier #24: Coronavirus…Capitalism Kill

We wrote this magazine in times of coronavirus. The daily life of the working class was already very difficult, but now it has been pushed to intolerable limits, both by the imposition of quarantine and by a leap in attacks by the bourgeoisie, which wants to place the burden...

Climate, Environmental Crisis and Coronavirus: Nature is not Passive

Nature's reaction to the unhindered capitalist exploitation has taken place over the last decades and last years. There are many warnings about the consequences of global warming, which we already see and feel, like floods, droughts, storms, hurricanes, forest fires, etc... And thought we have already seen reactions to...

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