Seventh Congress of the Comintern, 1935

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 took over its leadership. This was reflected in the politics of Communist parties all over the world. Even more so after the 7th Congress, in...

Stalinism and Pan-Africanism – Part III

In previous articles, we have shown that after Stalin and Dimitrov took over the leadership of the III International, the orientation given to the communist parties was to implement the policy that would most benefit the USSR's ruling bureaucracy. By Américo Gomes and Jasão Rodrigues This policy, which resulted in...

Stalinism and Pan-Africanism – Part 2

This is the second in a series of articles we are publishing to combat the ideology that seeks to equal Stalinism, Marxism and Pan-Africanism, as the neo-Stalinists are trying to do. In this second article, we’re taking up what led to George Padmore's break with Stalinism, the holding of...

Stalinism and Pan-Africanism

This is the first of three articles we are going to publish to address the discussion on Pan-Africanism and Stalinism. The aim is to combat the reasonings of the new advocates of Stalinism that Marxism and Stalinism would be the same and that they would have the same political...

Our differences with SCR (IMT) and SCR’s differences with Marxism

After the article dedicated to analysing the positions of Marco Rizzo's Communist Party (1), which has been read on our networks by thousands of people, we continue examining "communist parties’" positions, now those of the IMT’s Italian section, Sinistra Classe Rivoluzione (Left Class Revolution). By Francesco Ricci - PdAC/Italy The...

Introduction to the Thought of the Arab Marxist Mahdi Amel

Mahdi Amel was born in Lebanon in 1936, where he completed his secondary education. He then moved to France, where he obtained his bachelor’s degree and a doctorate in philosophy. He worked for a short period in Algeria after the victory of the revolution against French colonialism and was...

Notes on the Evolution of the Industrial Proletariat 

Introduction Most of the left-wing currents put into question the strategy of the socialist revolution as well as the role of the industrial proletariat as the social subject of this revolution. That stand got stronger after the earthquake that shook the leftwing due to the overthrow of the world Stalinist apparatus...

Some Thoughts on the Paris Commune

The 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune has given rise to many studies, books, comments and public enthusiasm. Much more than the hundred years of the Russian Revolution.   By Michel Lenoir, Paris   The Commune still in vogue This striking difference is due to a series of factors, at least three. Unlike the...

The Two Phases of Communism

All activists who fight for a world without exploitation of man by man have heard of the two stages, or phases, to get there. socialism, first, and communism. By Marcos Margarido  This is how Lenin uses these terms in his book State and Revolution. Socialism would be a transitional phase until...

Revolution is a Process: Huey Newton on Revolutionary Strategy and Consciousness

Revolution is a Process  Huey Newton on Revolutionary Strategy and Consciousness By James Markin Founded in 1966, the Black Panther Party (BPP) remains a shining light in the history of the US left. Deeply based in the black nationalist tradition of Malcolm X, the BPP also took inspiration from the ideas of...

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