Wed Feb 08, 2023
February 08, 2023

Theory

Stalinism and Pan-Africanism – Part V

In previous articles of this series, we discussed the national struggles of colonial and semi-colonial peoples, particularly on the African continent, including the creation of nationalist and pan-Africanist movements,...

Brazil | September 7th: An independence negotiated by the ruling classes

Amid this year’s Independence Bicentennial celebrations, the mainstream media and even some revisionist historians...

Lessons from the ‘80s

No trade unionist who seriously studies the political and industrial scene at the beginning...

Iran, 1979: An interrupted revolution

The Iranian revolution was extraordinary and will pass into history as one of the...

Why does the PSTU want to expropriate the billionaires?

The PSTU's programme in the national elections proposes the expropriation of the fortunes and...

Why does the PSTU want to expropriate the billionaires?

The PSTU's programme in the national elections proposes the expropriation of the fortunes and properties of billionaires and of the 100 biggest companies in...

The genocide in the Belgian Congo and the struggle for reparation

The genocide carried out by the Belgian king resulted in the death of eight to ten million Congolese. By Cesar Neto Belgium is a small country,...

49 years of the coup in Chile: Some lessons to prevent history from repeating itself!

The 49th anniversary of the 1973 civil-military coup reactivates a pending debate on the most complex period of our recent history. By Paz Ibarra /...

Leon Trotsky: Revolutionary, Marxist, Internationalist

By Esat Erdoğan When Lev Davidovich Bronstein, known as Trotsky, was assassinated in Mexico on August 21, 1940, by Stalin's agent Ramon Mercader, he left...

When imperialism attacks, the workers and the oppressed of the world fight back!

Ecuador, Sri Lanka, Panama and Great Britain… When we write this article, the workers and popular masses in Panama follow in the footsteps of their...

Trotsky, 82 years later

By Murat Yakın Even if they get hit and fall in every siege, they are adventurous and they never die... Lev Davidovich Bronstein, better known as...

Projetamento Economics: a Stalinist Farse

A rehashed "theory" emerged in Stalinism to explain the economic growth of China in recent decades and, at the same time, to justify what...

Democracy Without Centralism Has Nothing to Do with Bolshevism

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the IWL-FI, we are republishing this text by Francesco Ricci, written in 2016, on the internal regimes of...

Capitalism in decadence, the petty bourgeois in crisis, and fascism: the relevance of Trotsky’s analysis today

Here, we are republishing a 2018 article that appeared in our theoretical magazine, Trotskyism Today, summarizing Trotsky’s analysis of fascism.Fabiana Stefanoni The debate on the nature...

Gorbachev: the key figure of the capitalist restoration of the former USSR

Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev, President of the former Soviet Union in the late 1980s and early 1990s, died yesterday in Moscow aged 91. By Alexander...

Property rights in Chile’s new Constitution: the capitalist core remains in place

One of the most important points of any constitution is the right to property. By MIT-Chile This right refers to the ownership of a house,...

The general strike in theory and practice

A. J. Cook at the 1926 General Strike campaign

Building a new workers' party

In this archive written in 1995 on the need for a mass workers' party, it is possible to exchange Tony Blair’s name for Keir...

Stalinism and Pan-Africanism – Part IV

In previous articles, we have seen how the abandonment of the anti-colonial struggle was carried out by the Third International after Stalin and Dimitrov...