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Iran: Threats, opposition and solidarity

By • Feb 16th, 2012 • Category: Commentaries

In the last few weeks Iranians have woken up every day to news of further military threats and new sanctions. Anyone you contact in Iran will tell you how the constant media ‘analyses’ of if/when the bombing will start is affecting the national psyche, how morale is down, how the current situation is reminiscent of […]

Police Attacks Anti Capitalist Demonstration in Oakland

By • Jan 30th, 2012 • Category: Commentaries

World Revolution: Occupying Wall Street

By • Sep 19th, 2011 • Category: Commentaries

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Only the proletarian revolution can save humanity from the disaster of capitalism

By • Apr 28th, 2011 • Category: Commentaries

Source:International Communist Current Social revolts in North Africa and the Middle East, nuclear catastrophe in Japan, war in Libya The last few months have been rich in historic events. Although the revolts in North Africa and the Middle East are not directly linked to the tsunami which ravaged Japan and the nuclear crisis which ensued, […]


By • Sep 26th, 2010 • Category: Commentaries

by Homar Garces,Translation by Earl Gilman “The commune does not belong to Chavez, nor is it decreed by the government, nor by the Mayor, nor by the Governor, nor by the Party” Hugo Chavez “Alo Presidente” Teorico No.1 June 11,2009 The micro-structure of organization and self-organized and autonomous economy constitutes the solid basis of socialism, […]

Lessons of the California Students Movement

By • Sep 5th, 2010 • Category: Commentaries

Source:International Communist Current California is the epicenter of the developing student movement against cuts to public education.[1] The March 4 (M4) demonstrations were a manifestation of the response by the various actors involved in the movement. This article will analyze the specific origins of M4 and tendencies involved in the movement, which were only briefly […]

Poland, August 1980: the rebirth of the mass strike

By • Aug 30th, 2010 • Category: Commentaries

Thirty years ago, in the summer of 1980, the working class in Poland made the world hold its breath. A gigantic strike movement spread throughout the country: several hundred thousand workers came out on wildcat strike in numerous cities, making the ruling class tremble in Poland and across the globe.

What are workers’ councils? (Part 2 & 3)

By • Aug 17th, 2010 • Category: Commentaries

Source: International Communist Current The resurgence and crisis of workers’ councils in 1917 The aim of this series is to respond to a question posed by many comrades (readers and sympathisers), above all among the youngest: what are the workers’ councils? In the first article of this series ,[1] we saw how they appeared for […]

The Bolshevik Left and Workers’ Power

By • Aug 12th, 2010 • Category: Commentaries

The Communist Left in Russia: Manifesto of the Workers’ Group of the Russian Communist Party

By • Aug 6th, 2010 • Category: Commentaries

Source: International Communist Current We are publishing below the Manifesto of the Workers’ Group of the Russian Communist Party (Bolshevik), often called, from the name of one of its most visible leaders, the “Miasnikov Group” (see note 1 at end of article). This group formed part of what is called the Communist Left,[1] on the […]