Stop the genocide | Immediate waiving of vaccine patents

“Imperialism is announcing the future right now: capitalism with barbarism”, we denounced last year in the face of the increasing number of deaths and attacks on workers in the midst of the pandemic. Many considered the "Emergency programme against the pandemic and the economic crisis" proposed by the IWL-FI...

In Addition to the Coronavirus, We Must Fight Capitalism!

The Democratic Republic of Congo has one of the largest mineral reserves in the world. It produces cobalt, copper, coltan, diamond, gold and uranium. It’s a very rich and at the same time extremely poor country. The Democratic Republic of Congo's Human Development Index positions it at 179 out...

The world economy plummets: major clashes are looming

"It is now clear that we have entered a recession – as bad as or worse than in 2009," said Kristalina Georgieva, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in late March . Actually, the announcement only confirmed an ongoing trend long before the pandemic but is now...

A Socialist Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic in the U.S.

The coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic has brought to the forefront how urgent it is to fundamentally transform the U.S. medical system and the entire capitalist economy at large. Statement by La Voz de [email protected] trabajadores/Workers’ Voice 03/18/2020 As a recent article in the Washington Post argued, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations...

Feasting on coffins: billionaires surge during the pandemic

In one year, the Covid-19 pandemic has killed almost 3 million people in the world, around 350,000 of them in Brazil, which today carries the shameful mark of being responsible for one-third of the daily deaths caused by the coronavirus. Meanwhile, if it were not enough for us to...

Release from Prison: A Necessary Policy In Times of Coronavirus

There were rebellions in prison units in Italy, leaving at least six dead; in Colombia, there were 23 dead in 17 prison riots; there were several revolts in Jordan and Israel as well; 1,379 inmates escaped after several outbreaks in five prison units in the State of San Pablo. By:...

The Hope in the Revolution Will Bring a New Dawn

It might sound intriguing to the reader hearing about hope at this time we are undergoing. Surely, insecurity, fear and hopelessness are the feelings hanging in the air. So imagine, talking about hope in revolution! Furthermore, what kind of revolution can we think at this moment? By: Ana Godoy   Looking around,...

Coronavirus: Capitalism Kills!

The world is being threatened by the coronavirus pandemic that has the potential to match the millions of deaths caused by the 1918 Spanish Flu.  In addition to its death toll, the virus threatens to kick off an economic downturn on par with the Great Depression.    Statement by the IWL-FI   These...

The Coronavirus and the Wretched of the Earth

The pandemic and its consequences hit many countries hard. But it doesn't hit all the social sectors equally. At these catastrophic times, imperialist capitalism shows us, in wide way and in all its cruelty, the deep and growing inequality created. By Alejandro Iturbe Starting with the most basic needs: drinkable tap water, essential for washing...

COVID-19, capitalism, wars, revolution…

When the German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that the current COVID-19 pandemic was Germany's biggest challenge since World War II, she gave the impression she was overreacting. But after that, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, declared the same thing. Even Donald Trump, who at the beginning...

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