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Archive for February, 2010

Bolivia: Revolutionary Criticism of the M.A.S.: Not Changing Anything

By • Feb 12th, 2010 • Category: Commentaries

from Puka Punchay (POR) Translated by Earl Gilman There are still primeval sectors of the bourgeosie who react pathetically to the changes the M.A.S. has carried out or promised to carry out. In the newspapers of the bourgeois press, particularly “La Prensa” and “La Razon” a handful of pro-bourgeois political analyists never stop criticizing the […]


By • Feb 12th, 2010 • Category: News & Analysis

“The CIA Is Welcoming Itself Back onto American University Campuses”

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

In the latest edition of CounterPunch magazine, the anthropologist David Price reveals the US intelligence community has established academic outposts at twenty-two US universities over the past four years. Government agencies, including the CIA, FBI, National Security Agency, Defense Intelligence Agency, and Homeland Security, have helped found “Intelligence Community Centers for Academic Excellence,” or ICCAEs—pronounced […]

Beyond Slogans (Part I)

By • Feb 9th, 2010 • Category: Commentaries, Headline

Contrary to the claims, analysis and the false comments by various factions of the regime and their capitalist supporters, the basis of peoples protests in 2009 was not the tenth presidential elections or the coup d’état of the military-security wing of the regime.

Greek workers face brutal austerity package

By • Feb 8th, 2010 • Category: News & Analysis

Source: International Communist Current – One year ago, there were three weeks of massive struggles in the streets of Greece over the police murder of a young anarchist, Alexandros Grigoropoulos. But the movement on the street and in the schools and universities had great difficulty linking up with the struggles in the workplace. There was […]

A Meeting in London

By • Feb 8th, 2010 • Category: Commentaries

Source:International Communist Current – ‘The (im)possibility of revolution’-and the need for militant political discussion “At the next election millions will vote for pro-capitalist political parties that offer little except cutbacks and austerity. Despite economic crisis, climate chaos and disastrous wars, people see no alternative to capitalism – and revolution seems, at best, an impossible dream. […]

The theory of capitalist decline and the struggle against revisionism

By • Feb 6th, 2010 • Category: Commentaries

Source: International Communist Current – Engels discerns the approach of capitalism’s historic crisis According to a certain school of academic Marxologists, councilists and anarchists, marxist theory entered a period of sterility after Marx’s death in 1883. The social democratic parties and the Second International, in this view, were actually dominated by “Engelsism”, an attempt by […]


By • Feb 3rd, 2010 • Category: Commentaries

From: Revista Semillero Insurgente, translated by Earl Gilman – In Ecuador a debate is developing between those who propose gradual evolution, through reforms, supposedly thereby advancing to Socialism of the 21st Century and those who hold the conception based on scientific and historic analysis that humanity is advancing towards is advancing towards qualitative leaps towards […]

U.S. citizens arrested for asking Oaxaca governor about Brad Will’s murder

By • Feb 3rd, 2010 • Category: News & Analysis

Source:IndyBay – by jlaw – Sunday Jan 31st, 2010 12:35 AM – Three U.S. tourists and one Uruguayan citizen were arrested in Oaxaca City on Thursday January 28 after approaching Ulises Ruiz in the city’s zocalo and asking him about the murder of Indymedia activist Brad Will. Press Release Oaxaca January 30, 2010 On Thursday […]