Horizontalism, democracy and the fight against capitalism

Part 1: The ideological crisis of bourgeois democracy and our generation This article is part 1 of a two part series. We will publish the second part of this piece in the next issue of Workers´Voice and on this website. In response to the last round of economic crisis of...

Bolchevism and Stalinism: opposite poles

This year we are celebrating the 100 years of the October 1917 Revolution. The first victorious socialist revolution, the first Workers’ State established in history, the triumph of the Red Army against the counter-revolutionary Tsarist and imperialist armies: all of this generated immense enthusiasm of the working class and...

June 28: the trigger for World War I.

On June 28, 1914, an attack carried out in Sarajevo (capital of Bosnia, the Balkans), by Gavrilo Princip (young member of a Bosnian nationalist organization) ended the lives of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand (heir to the throne of the Austro -Hungarian Empire) and his wife. It was the triggering...

88 Years Without Lenin: A revolutionary Leninist Party or a party of affiliated sympathizers?

The topic of construction of a revolutionary party and the discussion hinging round this pivot abound among socialists. The character of a Leninist party has been attacked from all kinds of angles. It has even been said – and not altogether wrong – that Lenin’s main contribution to Marxism...

Metamorphosis of the Chinese Communist Party – Studies

The leading party of the socialist revolution that expropriated the bourgeoisie in 1949 went through countless transformations since the capitalist restoration in China. Being at first a Stalinist Party heading a bureaucratized Workers’ State it went on to lead a bourgeois State under the regime of a counterrevolutionary...

Black Panthers: a roar still echoing against racism

The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense was founded 50 years ago, on October 15th, 1966. In order to celebrate this and reflect a little about the trajectory, political perspective and legacy of the group, which until nowadays is one of the main references of the Black movements worldwide, we...

The Soviet Congress and the June Demonstration

  The chapter of The History of the Russian Revolution we reproduce here debates the successes of June 1917 (considering the old Russian Julian calendar). June and July were an inflection point in the accelerated revolutionary process in course. Workers and masses that featured February revolution understood quickly that throwing down...

Out with Martelly! Minustah troops out of Haiti now!

 The shameful military occupation of Haiti by the UN troops (MINUSTAH) reveals its true face once again. Michael Martelly’s right wing government finishes its term on February 7th, wrapped in a huge political crisis. The fraud attempt on the past elections unleashed a popular rebellion and prevented the second...

In face of the REPSOL-YPF announced expropriation

In view of the Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s announcement of seizing control of 51% of  Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales (YPF) shares , all of them belonging to the powerful Repsol, the main Spanish oil multinational, the  IWL-FI (International Workers League – FI) makes known publicly, the following statements by PSTU-...

Full support to the truckers’ strike! Let’s unify the struggles!

While we were closing this issue , the truckers’ strike reached its third day, showing amazing strength. It was highly supported, for confronting the rise of the fuel price and the Temer government, the most unpopular government in the history of the country. Stopping the circulation of goods has...

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