International Courier

The Special Edition of International Courier in Arabic is Launched

The IWL has released a special issue of International Courier in Arabic for the World Social Forum, recently held in Tunisia, on March 26-30. The same has included the articles devoted to the Arab world in the last magazine - number 10 – as Ronald Leon's article on the...

Between cholera and electoral fraud

Many will wonder what is going on in Haiti with so many consecutive tragedies. The question makes sense: after the earthquake there came the hurricanes and now the cholera has already killed over two thousand people. The answer is tough: this has nothing to do with nature but a...

Elections in Brazil: PSTU is the only proletarian and socialist alternative

Next October, General elections will be held in Brazil. The electoral process is to take place in times of relative calm for the Brazilian bourgeoisie and for the Lula administration. On the one hand, the international economic crisis, which in 2009 caused a 0.2% fall in GDP - interrupting...

After the Elections, We Must Fight to Build an Independent Working Class Movement!

This article was originally published in the IWL-FI’s magazine, International Courier nº 10 Shattered Illusions Four years ago, the United States was in a growing financial crisis and still locked in wars in the Middle East with no real end in sight. Additionally, people were being kicked out from their...

On the closure of the RCTV of Venezuela

In Venezuela, a process of toughening of the regime is taking place by means of different measures of the Hugo Chavez administration increasing his control over the different sectors of society, among others the mass media. On 27th May, the closure of the RCTV broadcasting was a clear demonstration...

Pietro Tresso (Blasco), Trotskyist militant and founder of the IV International

Pietro Tresso (Blasco) was born on the 30th of January 1893, in Magrè di Schio in the province of Vicenza, in Italy. In 1921, Tresso was among the founders of the PCdI (Communist Party of Italy) and was one of the founders of the Fourth International in 1938. He...

We’ll return to our land!

This article was firstly published in International Courier nº 5 Interview with Soraya Misleh, Brazilian-Palestinian journalist and member of the Front in Defense of the Palestinian People of São Paulo, Brazil. Soraya was in Middle Orient in May and was prevented from entering the Palestinian territory by Israeli occupation...

Let us Surround Syrian Revolution with Our Solidarity!

At the beginning of its third year, Syrian Revolution continues and becomes increasingly acute. Syrian people, who rose in arms to get rid of the bloodthirsty dictatorship of Bashar Al Assad, are still displaying their heroism and sacrifice and they confronted an enemy who wields military superiority and...

1905: the dress rehearsal of the Russian Revolution

In 1905, the Russian proletariat starred in the first great wave of strikes of the twentieth century. for the first time, in the midst of land occupations, union strikes and break of the military hierarchy, the Soviets emerged. In October 1917 the Russian working class starred in the main event...

Persecution and death of immigrants accrue with the economic crisis

In the days of their economic boom, imperialist economies needed plentiful cheap labour. This fact, together with the super exploitation of countries known as of the Third World, drove and keeps on driving, millions of workers to leave their countries of origin even at risk of losing their...

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