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Committee for a Workers International (CWI) Breaks Apart

In order for the main leader, Peter Taaffe, to keep control of the CWI International he decided to carry through a split of the CWI on 21 July 2019, at the Socialist party congress and then created a new International the following day! By International Socialist League   The differences emerged in...

Italy: The Government Crisis and the Interests of the Working Class

Let's build the opposition on the streets! Statement of the National Executive of the Communist Alternative Party (PdAC), Italy For a few days, after the approval of the infamous  «Security bis» Act and especially after the grotesque parliamentary discussion about the TAV into the Susa Valley, skirmishes between the the...

Johnson and his cabinet – the blood-letting begins

There was rapid political bloodletting to create a new government for a Tory Brexit on 31 October, in order to fight European imperialism with the methods of British imperialism and to prepare for a Trump style onslaught on workers, immigrants and women. By Martin Ralph – ISL - Britain Only hard...

First Lessons of Syriza’s Political Defeat

The electoral defeat of Alexis Tsipras, Syriza’s leader, and the resultant return of New Democracy to power in Greece, by the hand of now Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, repulsive representative of a conservative political dynasty , must lead the world left to a deep analysis and making efforts...

Buenaventura Durruti: “Our Means of Struggle Is the Revolution”

We reproduce below a section dedicated to Durruti from the chapter on anarchism in the book “A Silenced Revolution” By Ángel Luis Parras The capitulation of the CNT leadership, its inclusion in the Government of Largo Caballero, was not done without tenacious opposition from the ranks of anarchism. The burden for...

The New Industrial Restructuring and the “Utopian” Way Out

The Alcoa conflict in defense of jobs has uncovered the new industrial reconversion that is taking place. The destruction of the electro-intensive industry that affects 5000 direct workers in Galiza (Alcoa, Ferroatlántica, ENCE, thermoelectric, ...), adds to the lay-off announced by the automaker's industry: 600 workers in Nissan and...

France: Understanding the Electoral Results and Social Struggles

            For many people, the results of the European elections in France were a surprise. The past six months were filled with demonstrations of the “Yellow Vests”. However, the far-right Marine Le Pen won the European elections. How can we explain this? Written by Juan P.   Crisis of the traditional parties The...

Captain Carola is Free … We Remain Humans! Fight Back Capitalist Barbarism!

The case of Sea Watch, a ship that is part of the non-governmental action fleet called Mediterranea Saving Humans, has already gone down in history of the world's best chronicles. By: Stefano Bonomi This self-organized experience of overseeing the central Mediterranean took shape the day after the franchised NGOs have been...

Mercosur-EU Agreement: a Bad Deal For the Working Class

European Union and Mercosur officials signed an agreement on July 28 which is meant to increase trade between 28 European countries and the four members of Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay). By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup The main benefactor is the European industrial sector as taxes to access Mercosur markets will...

Mercosur and the European Union: One Step More Towards Becoming a Colony

            The free commerce deal between Mercosur and the European Union (EU), announce with fireworks and fanfare by Bolsonaro and celebrated by the press, reaffirms the submission of the country to the big international economic groups. And deepens the role of Mercosur and Brazil as colonies and suppliers of...

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