Stokely Carmichael And The First Steps Of The Panther

  The stories of the main symbol and the most notorious slogan of the Black Panthers deserve to be known. Even though they are previous to the foundation of the group, both of them are related with Stokely Carmichael (1941-98) who, years later, also became one of the principal names...

Berned Out? Let’s Build Our Political Alternative!

After the California Democratic Party primary, it is clear now that Clinton has  enough delegates to get the nomination. There is no doubt that the primary elections of the Democratic Party were everything but democratic: the Nevada results had to be reviewed as the vote count was not “accurate”,...

History: The war for National Liberation in Vietnam and the agrarian revolution

Forty years ago, on May 1975, the American imperialism was defeated in Vietnam by the resistance of the Vietcong and all the Vietnamese people. In 1967, before that defeat, the Argentinian Trotskyist and founder of the IWL-FI Nahuel Moreno wrote Chinese and Indochinese Revolutions  where he gives an account...

The Truths of the Sanders Campaign: What Are Our Priorities?

Let’s Break With the Democratic Party to Change Our Political Priorities and Develop an Uplifting Working Class Campaign By Florence Oppen   When Sanders began his campaign to win the Democratic Party nomination, he only had 3% support in the polls. Today  he is openly challenging Clinton, who, like Obama was in...

Paraguay: Two Years Since Lugo Took Power

It will be two years since Fernando Lugo came to power. He took office on the historic day of April 20th, 2008, when the toiling masses, tired of 61 years of suffering and repression, delivered an electoral blow to the hateful Colorado Party. However, the outcome of the...

Domestic Work in the Russian Revolution

How did the Russian Revolution solve the big problem of domestic work and everything related to it? The answer leads us to question the very basis of all class divided societies, which have been the source of thousands of years of women’s oppression. Due to the meaning of domestic...

Decreasing of China’s growth is followed by an increase in working class struggles

The expectations were high when the Chinese government announced on April 14 the 2015 first-quarter growth figures of the country. Governments and banks around the world wanted to know if the reduction in the growth of the Chinese economy, expressed by the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) would be...

The Verdict of History – Prologue to Russian Edition

This new edition, now in Russian, of The Verdict of History ,is added to the one in Portuguese (2008), the one in Spanish (2009), and the upcoming one in English. The several editions of this book show the interest it awoke among those who seek to understand what happened with the...

Let us walk out to the streets to defeat the parliamentary coup and the Franco administration

On the 22 June, the reactionary coup d´etat boosted by Paraguayan traditional right that pulled down Fernando Lugo by means of an express impeachment put up by the Parliament is part of a rich political process that submits fundamental lessons to world social movement and world left. It is...

Bernie Sanders: The Independent Candidate for Working People, or a Trap?

With Bernie Sanders (BS) entering the 2016 elections, many honest working class activists and fighters for a better world see his candidacy as a light of hope in the gloomy social, political, and economic situation Americans find themselves in today. Sadly, this glimmer of light is unfortunately just that:...

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