Socialists and Islam

It is a mistake that to consider Islam only metaphysically or to think that it consists all about what is written in the Qur'an. Therefore, as in all cases, Islam should be handled within its historicity, social and political dimensions. The subject of this article is not the historical...

The Bourgeois State and Fascism

It is very difficult to discuss fascism or any other political regime, without discussing the state. First of all because fascism is a form, an assumed regime within the bourgeois state, as are democracy, military dictatorships and classical or sui generis Bonapartist regimes. By: Jerónimo Castro    08/06/2020 The State has...

Far-right, Antifascism and Socialism

Faced with the insurrection of the Black people in the USA, Trump immediately tried to find someone to blame and criminalize. The target chosen by the reactionary president are organizations calling themselves antifascist. In Brazil, the call for rallies against Bolsonaro by part of antifascist groups of the soccer...

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...

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,...

Peace, Land and Bread, a Documentary on the Russian Revolution is Available Online

This documentary, shot in Moscow, Saint Petersburg and cities in three other countries, is an outstanding work that connects that historical event with today’s world. That connection is done through labor, peasant and people’s leaders as well as revolutionary Marxists from different countries. In times we live under threat by...

A study on the Chinese working class

The main objective of this material is to analyze what happened with the great wave of strikes that swept through China between 2014 and 2016, the current situation of the class struggle in that country, and the course followed by activists and independent trade unions who drove that wave....

Permanent Revolution: the 1917 Victorious Perspective

The October Revolution was the product of the combination between the Bolshevik Party led by Lenin and the Theory of Permanent Revolution elaborated some ten years earlier by Trotsky . For it is the fusion between the theory of the revolutionary vanguard party, which leads the politically active working...

Questions on Revolutionary Party Organization (Full Article)

Introduction                                           In July 16, 1984, Comrade Nahuel Moreno, invited by the Socialist Youth, talked about the organization of the revolutionary party. This article is the written version of his lecture corrected by the author himself. It was originally published in Buenos Aires in Solidarity Notebooks, Political Education Reader No....

Netflix and the Russian Government Join Forces to Spread Lies About Trotsky

The Netflix Company is reproducing a series produced by the Putin administration about Leon Trotsky’s life. It is a gross and unacceptable falsification of the history of the Great Russian revolutionary. The IWL-FI joins this manifesto and we call more organizations and figures to subscribe it as a way...

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