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Archive for January, 2010

THE ZAPATISTA SILENCE IS DEAFENING

By • Jan 20th, 2010 • Category: News & Analysis

Source: OSAG – BY: John Ross – AS THE YEAR OF REVOLUTION COMES DUE, THE ZAPATISTA SILENCE IS DEAFENING MEXICO CITY (Jan. 19th) – The pitch-black night suddenly came alive with darting shadows. The slap slap of rubber boots against slick pavement echoed throughout the hushed neighbors on the periphery of town. Sleepy chuchos stirred […]



Organisation: The Party and the Class

By • Jan 20th, 2010 • Category: Commentaries

Source: Internationalist Communist Tendency – Comment on The Commune’s Reply to RP 50 We would like to thank The Commune for their reply to our critique of their group which we published in Revolutionary Perspectives No 50. We will start by clarifying the issue of who we are. The Commune refer to us as the […]



‘Reformists’ fear revolution

By • Jan 20th, 2010 • Category: Commentaries, Headline

Source:Weekly Worker 800 – By: Yassemine Mather – The attempt by the two wings of the Iranian regime to shelve their differences is unlikely to defuse the mass movement. Yassamine Mather More than two weeks after the demonstrations of December 27 2009, the political repercussions of these events, and the reaction to the anger and […]



Haiti earthquake: capitalist governments are all criminals!

By • Jan 16th, 2010 • Category: News & Analysis

Source: International Communist Current- Murderers. Capitalism, its states, its bourgeoisie, are nothing but murderers. Tens of thousands of people have just died because of this inhuman system. Tuesday, at 16.53 local time, an earthquake of 7 on the Richter scale ravaged Haiti. The capital Port-au-Prince, an octopus like slum housing nearly two million people, was […]



Role of the 10th Presidential Election In the Current Revolutionary Movement

By • Jan 12th, 2010 • Category: Commentaries, Headline

Source:Red Neda Weekly in Farsi – By:Ahmad Farsi – (CWI) Translated by Earl Gilman* & Behrooz Navayii – After exacerbation of the world capitalism crisis and its consequential effects upon Iran capitalism, through things such as price fall of oil and oil incomes and sharp rise in the rate of factories bankruptcies and daily raise […]



Solidarity with the Rosarno Labourers, Against the Bosses’ Iron bars and Lockouts

By • Jan 11th, 2010 • Category: News & Analysis

Source: Internationalist Communist Tendency – After two days of clashes in Rosarno 66 people have treated in hospital, 17 locals, 19 police and 30 immigrants. Two of the latter were beaten with metal bars on the night of January 7-8 and remain in a serious condition. Others were run over by cars. This was the […]



MEXICO WELCOMES IN 2010, 100th ANNIVERSARY OF ITS REVOLUTION, WITH BOMBS AND RIOT

By • Jan 11th, 2010 • Category: News & Analysis

Source: OSAG , By: JOHN ROSS – MEXICO CITY (Jan. 12th) – Every hundred years on the tenth year of the century, Mexico seems to explode in social upheaval. In 1810, the war of liberation from the Spanish Crown unleashed a genocidal decade-long conflict. In 1910, the overthrow of dictator Porfirio Diaz triggered a fratricidal […]



1921 – Kronstadt: Beginning of the Counter-revolution

By • Jan 10th, 2010 • Category: Commentaries

Source: Internationalist Communist Tendency ” Today we are the witnesses of a tragedy of a social revolution being contained within national frontiers, as a result of the passivity of the peoples of Europe faced with intelligent and well-armed reactionary forces. It is thus stifled and reduced to playing for time with the enemy within and […]



Learning from the Revolutionary Experience in Russia

By • Jan 10th, 2010 • Category: Commentaries

Source: Internationalist Communist Tendency Review: “The Russian Revolution in Retreat, 1920-24 Soviet Workers and the New Communist Elite” by Simon Pirani, Oxford and New York: Routledge, 2009, 289 pages, paperback, £26 or thereabouts It is not a matter of this or that secondary question of tactics, but of the capacity for action of the proletariat, […]



Science and the Marxist movement: The legacy of Freud

By • Jan 7th, 2010 • Category: Commentaries

Source:International Communist Current On the occasion of the recent bicentenary of Charles Darwin’s birth, the ICC published several articles about this great scientist and his theory of the evolution of species.[1] These articles are an aspect of something that has always been present in the workers’ movement: an interest in scientific questions, which is expressed […]