How revolutionaries are formed*

Dear Comrade Paz, To the joint letter - which I do not have to characterise as would be proper in my reply since I am sure I will be collaborating with the majority of the signers, who signed by mistake - you add a private letter that gives me the...

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....

The IWL-FI and the Women’s Issue

In its 30 years of existence, the IWL-FI is proud of its persistence in maintaining and continuing the trajectory of Marxism in all fields of the class struggle, particularly  in a very special one: the fight against the women's oppression. Marxism is the theory and practice of the necessity...

1917-2017: Lenin’s April Theses – A Scandalous Text for Old and New Reformists

"It's a delusion, it's the delirium of a madman!" - (A. Bogdanov, Menshevik, referring to Lenin’s April Theses) By Francesco Ricci.   It is April 3, 1917 (April 16 of our calendar) when the so-called 'sealed train' that houses Lenin, Zinoviev, Krupskaya, Inessa Armand, Radek and others arrives at the Finland Station. To...

Engels’ Ecological Dialectical Materialism

It is undeniable that Marx was deeply curious about the development of the sciences of his time. Not only the natural sciences but also the humanities, which was evident in his notebook on Lewis Henry Morgan, which eventually became the raw material of the book The Origin of the...

“Empowering” women or “organizing” the struggle for their liberation?

   After March 8th, International Working Women's Day, it is important to think about the content of women's struggle. In the frame of growing male-chauvinist and sexist violence; being left aside, marginated and oppressed by the society, it is normal we stand up for the place we deserve and...

The rise and fall of Aneurin Bevan

Corbynism or modern day left- reformism can be traced back to Aneurin Bevan who oversaw the introduction of the National Health Service, in the Labour government after the Second World War. That, and a number of nationalisations were brought in by a Labour government led by a right-wing Cabinet. By...

Questions on Revolutionary Party Organization – Part 3

Marx Examining in depth the class struggle at his time, mainly the Paris Commune, Marx defined the revolutionary tasks, which were politically correspondent to the introduction of the "dictatorship of the proletariat", i.e., destroying the bourgeois state and the establishment of a workers' government: "…the next attempt of the French Revolution...

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...

The validity of Lenin’s imperialism theory

In two years’ time, Lenin’s book, Imperialism the Highest Stage of Capitalism, will be a hundred years old. What part of it is still valid? What trends have not passed the test of the latest years? What parts of the book did not take place exactly the way Lenin...

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