20 February 2020

005 Trump Pardons

20 February 2020

Two thousand former US Justice Department officials call for resignation of William Barr

Trump pledges to veto war powers resolution, uses Pentagon funds to build border wall

Wall Street celebrates Milken pardon

By Nick Beams, 20 February 2020

Milken was a pioneer of the methods and financial mechanisms which have led to the greatest accumulation of wealth by the financial oligarchy ever seen in history, at the expense of the jobs and social conditions of broad sections of the working class.

More on the Trump presidency »

Lawyers file new motion demanding release of Chelsea Manning

By Kevin Reed, 20 February 2020

Lawyers for Manning, the courageous whistleblower who has been in prison for eleven months for refusing to testify before a secret grand jury in the case of Julian Assange, have filed a new motion in federal court demanding her release.

020 German Government defends Baberowski

20 February 2020

Erfurt, Germany: 20,000 demonstrate against fascism

025 Left Party / CDU Thuringia

20 February 2020

Labor Party leads Australian attack on British government over Huawei

By Mike Head, 20 February 2020

The line-up behind the US confrontation with China sheds further light on the persecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

US slaps sanctions on Russian oil company trading with Venezuela

By Bill Van Auken, 20 February 2020

The unilateral sanctions are aimed at tightening the US blockade of Venezuela’s crisis-ridden economy.

Tens of thousands of UK university staff begin 14 days of strikes

By Simon Whelan and Robert Stevens, 20 February 2020

A series of rolling actions over the next three weeks will culminate in a week-long strike beginning March 9.

Claire Mercer speaks on the campaign to abolish UK smart motorways—Part 2
“The more you find out, the more you discover that people have been dying on these things for years and years.”

By our reporter, 20 February 2020

Claire Mercer is leading a fight to end the use of smart motorways in the UK. Claire’s husband, Jason, was tragically killed on a “smart motorway” on a section of the M1, near Sheffield, on June 7, 2019.

Canada’s NDP rushes to Trudeau’s rescue amid “national crisis” over pipeline protests

By Roger Jordan, 20 February 2020

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh strategized with the Prime Minister behind closed doors on how to bring a quick end to the Native anti-pipeline protests, then led his party in voting with the government to fast-track adoption of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

Quebec Premier’s Facebook page flooded with anti-Muslim messages

By Louis Girard, 20 February 2020

The deluge of hate messages demonstrate, yet again, that the chauvinist policies and rhetoric of Premier Legault and the entire ruling elite are encouraging the most reactionary elements.

Quebec: Students protest against CAQ’s chauvinist “secularism” law

“What happened to the eight hour day?”
GM workers in Lansing oppose forced overtime, UAW treachery

By George Kirby and Tim Rivers, 20 February 2020

Workers at Lansing Delta Township are on “emergency status” through August, as the company tries to claw back the cost of last year’s strike from the backs of workers.

14,000 Safeway workers in Northern California prepare for possible strike

By Evan Winters, 20 February 2020

The United Food and Commercial Workers union has worked to isolate Safeway workers and has kept them on the job eighteen months after their contract expired.

20,000 flee Kazakhstan after inter-ethnic violence claims 11 lives

By David Levine, 20 February 2020

The inter-ethnic violence affected predominantly Dungan villages in the southeast of Kazakhstan.

East Timor’s coalition government collapses

By Patrick O’Connor, 20 February 2020

East Timor’s political and economic crisis is escalating amid sharpened geo-strategic regional rivalry between China and the US and its ally Australia.

19 February 2020

Assange defence team: “The empire calls it espionage. We call it journalism”

By Thomas Scripps, 19 February 2020

Australian MPs visit Julian Assange at Belmarsh Prison

By Oscar Grenfell, 19 February 2020

German politicians and cultural professionals demand release of Julian Assange

By Peter Schwarz, 19 February 2020

More on the campaign to defend Julian Assange »

Sanders’ surge in the polls triggers new provocations by media, Democratic establishment

By Barry Grey, 19 February 2020

US evacuates Americans from quarantined cruise ship in Japan

By Benjamin Mateus, 19 February 2020

Australian universities slash jobs in response to coronavirus travel ban impact

Chinese government defends its response to coronavirus

Washington backs Turkey as border clashes mount with Syria and Russia

By Ulaş Ateşci, 19 February 2020

Behind promises of dialogue, Canadian government prepares state assault on native protests

By Keith Jones, 19 February 2020

Canada: Native protests continue to cripple rail network

China denounces US “lies” at the Munich Security Conference

By Peter Symonds, 19 February 2020

German Defence Minister Kramp-Karrenbauer delivers pro-war speech at Munich Security Conference

US imposes travel ban on Sri Lankan army chief

By K. Ratnayake, 19 February 2020

Russian state frame-up results in draconian prison sentences for left-wing youth

By Clara Weiss, 19 February 2020

Claire Mercer speaks on the campaign to abolish UK smart motorways—Part 1

By Robert Stevens, 19 February 2020

At least 2.5 million children in Germany live in poverty

By Dietmar Gaisenkersting, 19 February 2020

McClatchy newspaper chain files for bankruptcy

By Jessica Goldstein, 19 February 2020

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Börsenkurse steigen, während Konzerne Massenentlassungen ankündigen

Nick Beams, 20. Februar 2020

Die Verarmung der Arbeiterklasse ist kein zufälliges Ergebnis der Anhäufung von Reichtum durch eine räuberische Finanzoligarchie – beides ist direkt miteinander verbunden.

Assanges Verteidiger: „Das Imperium nennt es Spionage, wir nennen es Journalismus“

Thomas Scripps, 20. Februar 2020

An der gut besuchten Pressekonferenz nahmen WikiLeaks-Chefredakteur Kristinn Hrafnsson, die Anwältin Jennifer Robinson und die australischen Abgeordneten Andrew Wilkie und George Christensen teil.

Bildungsministerin Karliczek unterstützt rechtsradikalen Professor Baberowski

Johannes Stern, 20. Februar 2020

Die Bundesregierung verteidigt den rechtsradikalen Professor Jörg Baberowski, nachdem dieser den Sprecher der IYSSE, Sven Wurm, auf dem Campus der HU bedroht und tätlich angegriffen hat.

Rechtsextreme Terrorgruppe plante Massenmord an Muslimen

Gregor Link, 20. Februar 2020

Die Verhaftung von zwölf Rechtsextremisten wirft ein Schlaglicht auf die mörderischen Machenschaften rechter Terrornetzwerke in Deutschland.

70. Berlinale: Spannende Blicke auf die gesellschaftliche Realität

Verena Nees, 20. Februar 2020

Heute beginnt die 70. Berlinale, das weltgrößte Publikums-Filmfestival. Bis 1. März werden insgesamt 342 Filme aus 71 Produktionsländern gezeigt.

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Представитель ИМССР подает дисциплинарную жалобу против правого экстремистского профессора Университета им. Гумбольдта в Берлине

Свен Вурм, 19 февраля 2020 г.

После физического нападения профессора Йорга Баберовски на Свена Вурма, представителя ИМССР в Гумбольдтском университете, Вурм подал официальную дисциплинарную жалобу в университетскую администрацию.

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Estalla el conflicto entre EE. UU. y Europa en Múnich

Por Andre Damon, 19 febrero 2020

La Conferencia de Seguridad de Múnich este fin de semana estuvo dominada por el resquebrajamiento de la alianza de la OTAN, en medio de nuevos preparativos para un “conflicto entre grandes potencias”.

La desaceleración del crecimiento de la eurozona llega a su nivel más bajo en siete años

Por Nick Beams, 19 febrero 2020

La principal fuerza impulsora de la recesión es la caída en la producción industrial: Eurostat informó la semana pasada de que la producción cayó un 2,1 por ciento en diciembre, llevando el declive total del año al 4,1 por ciento.

New in French

The Lancet publie des lettres de médecins: «Mettez fin à la torture et à la négligence médicale de Julian Assange»

Laura Tiernan, 19 février 2020

La plus importante revue médicale au monde publie une lettre de 117 médecins de 18 pays qui demandent une action urgente pour sauver la vie de l’éditeur de WikiLeaks.

Le conflit américano-européen éclate au grand jour à Munich

Andre Damon, 19 février 2020

La Conférence de Munich sur la sécurité le week-end dernier a été dominée par la rupture de l’alliance de l’OTAN sur fond de résurgence de préparatifs de «conflit entre grandes puissances».

#MeToo collabore avec des forces fascisantes pour étouffer le film J’Accuse de Polanski

Alexandre Lantier, 19 février 2020

#MeToo s’allie à Macron pour étouffer ce film brillant sur un événement central de l’histoire française: l’Affaire Dreyfus.

Malgré ses promesses de dialogue, Trudeau prépare un assaut de l’État canadien contre les manifestations autochtones

Keith Jones, 19 février 2020

La convocation par le gouvernement de son Groupe d’intervention en cas d’incident – qui ne se réunit qu’en cas de «crise nationale» – et ses engagements répétés à faire respecter l’«État de droit» sont des signes indéniables qu’il s’apprête à recourir à la violence d’État s’il ne parvient pas à convaincre les manifestants autochtones de démanteler leurs barricades.

La ministre allemande de la défense, Mme Kramp-Karrenbauer, prononce un discours pro-guerre à la conférence de Munich sur la sécurité

Johannes Stern, 19 février 2020

Le discours a décrit en détail ce que Berlin, Bruxelles et Paris ont l'intention de faire pour préparer les futurs conflits entre les grandes puissances pour un nouveau partage du monde.

Canada: Les protestations des autochtones continuent à paralyser le réseau ferroviaire

Roger Jordan, 19 février 2020

Les grandes entreprises et une grande partie des médias corporatifs exigent que le gouvernement Trudeau assure la reprise rapide d'un service ferroviaire complet et «fasse respecter l'État de droit», c'est-à-dire qu'il ordonne à la police d'intervenir violemment pour démanteler les barricades autochtones.

Il y a 25 ans: le régime algérien massacre des prisonniers après une rébellion

WSWS, 19 février 2020

Le 21 février 1995, une rébellion de prisonniers politiques islamistes dans la prison de Serkadji a commencé.

Il y a 100 ans: les puissances impérialistes affirment leurs prétentions sur la Turquie

WSWS, 19 février 2020

Le 17 février 1920, la conférence de Londres a déclaré que les Dardanelles et le Bosphore devaient devenir des territoires «internationaux».

New in Portuguese

O espectro dos anos 1930
Soe o alarme! A conspiração política e o ressurgimento do fascismo na Alemanha

David North e Johannes Stern, 17 Fevereiro 2020

A decisão da semana passada da União Democrata Cristã, no estado da Turíngia, de eleger um governador junto com o partido de extrema direita Alternativa para a Alemanha expõe o estado imundo da política alemã.

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Saskatchewan: La raffinerie FCL exige plus de concessions de ses 750 travailleurs en lock-out

Carl Bronski, 17 février 2020

Encouragée par le soutien indéfectible du gouvernement provincial de Moe, de la police et des tribunaux et par les reculs d'Unifor, la FCL intensifie ses demandes de concessions.

Québec: la page Facebook du premier ministre inondée de messages anti-musulmans

Louis Girard, 17 février 2020

Ce déluge de messages haineux souligne à quel point le chauvinisme de Legault et sa CAQ alimente les éléments les plus réactionnaires.

Les leçons d’octobre: la crise politique au sein du parti bolchévique à la veille de la prise du pouvoir

Chris Marsden, 17 février 2020

La crise qui a éclaté dans le parti bolchévique à la veille de l’insurrection d’octobre nous permet d’examiner la question essentielle du rôle irremplaçable du parti révolutionnaire sous le microscope, et de comprendre plus profondément les tâches de notre parti et de ses cadres aujourd’hui.

New in Norwegian

#MeToo kollaborerer med fascistiske krefter for å blokkere visning av Polanskis film J’Accuse (En offiser og en spion)

Alex Lantier, 17. februar 2020

Alliert med den reaksjonære Macron-regjeringen krever #MeToo-kampanjen sensur av Polanskis strålende beretning om den antisemittiske skueprosessen mot kaptein Alfred Dreyfus, som var en særegen begivenhet i moderne fransk historie.

Sanders’ oppsving i meningsmålingene utløser motangrep fra Det demokratiske partiets etablissement

Patrick Martin, 17. februar 2020

Den økende støtten til en selvbenevnt «demokratisk sosialist» har blitt møtt av antikommunist-raljeringer og bakvaskelser i mediene.

Sikkerhetskonferansen i München 2020
Steinmaier krever tysk-europeisk stormaktspolitikk

Johannes Stern, 17. februar 2020

Styringsklassen i Tyskland vil besluttsomt anvende alle midler for å drive frem tilbakevendingen til militarisme. Det ble understreket av den tyske forbundspresidenten Frank-Walter Steinmeier (SPD) i hans åpningstale på årets sikkerhetskonferanse i München.

President for Berlins Humboldt Universitet forsvarer professor Jörg Baberowskis fysiske angrep på venstreorientert student

Christoph Vandreier, 17. februar 2020

Med sin sympatierklæring, og med avvisningen av klart og tydelig å fordømme angrepet, har administrasjonens presiden Sabine Kunst gitt voldelige høyreekstremister en blankosjekk for å intimidere og angripe deres politiske motstandere ved universitetet.

USA utførte Suleimani-attentatet for å kvele Irans samtaler med Persiabukt-monarkiene

Bill Van Auken, 17. februar 2020

Drapet på Irans øverste general ble utført i forsøk på å hamre sammen igjen Washingtons smuldrende allianser i Midtøsten.

India: BJP taper regionvalg i Dehli, der velgerne avviser kommunalisme

Rohantha De Silva, 17. februar 2020

Delhi har vært et fokuspunkt for de landsdekkende protestene mot BJPs antimuslimske statsborgerskapslov CAA.

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Humboldt’taki IYSSE sözcüsü, Profesör Baberowski aleyhine disiplin soruşturması talep etti

Sven Wurm, 12 Şubat 2020

Berlin Humboldt Üniversitesi IYSSE sözcüsü Sven Wurm, kendisine fiziksel olarak saldırmasının ardından Profesör Jörg Baberowski aleyhine üniversite yönetimine şikayet dilekçesi sundu.

Avustralya ile Yeni Zelanda’da Assange’a ve Manning’e özgürlük mitingleri düzenleniyor

SEP (Avustralya) ve SEG (Yeni Zelanda), 12 Şubat 2020

SEP, Assange’ın özgürlüğünü sağlamaya ve tüm demokratik hakları savunmaya gerçekten kararlı olan tüm grupların ve bireylerin mitinglere katılmasını memnuniyetle karşılayacaktır.

WRP Troçkizme Nasıl İhanet Etti?
WRP Geri Kalmış Ülkelerdeki Proletaryayı Terk Ediyor

12 Şubat 2020

WRP’nin Ortadoğu’daki burjuva rejimlerle kurduğu ilkesiz ilişkiler, proleter olmayan, yabancı sınıfsal güçlere yönelerek partinin siyasi sorunlarının üstesinden gelme girişimiydi.

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Perspective

200 Assange Case

20 February 2020

Earlier Perspectives »

FBI and Department of Justice reject Freedom of Information Act document request by SEP National Chairman David North

By WSWS Editorial Board, 20 February 2020

The US government declares that the Socialist Equality Party and World Socialist Web Site chairman’s request for documents obtained through surveillance of his political activities threatens “national security and foreign intelligence.”

Election 2020

Mobilize the working class to defend the grad students at University of California-Santa Cruz

By Norissa Santa Cruz—SEP candidate for US vice president, 20 February 2020

The conditions facing the graduate students are the conditions of an entire generation.

UC Santa Cruz graduate students call for expansion of wildcat strike

SEP US announces speaking tour featuring presidential candidate Joseph Kishore
Socialism and the 2020 elections: the international class struggle and the strategy of world socialist revolution

By Socialist Equality Party (US), 18 February 2020

Stop all anti-immigrant raids! Abolish ICE and CBP! For a socialist policy of open borders!

By Norissa Santa Cruz – Socialist Equality Party candidate for US vice president, 17 February 2020

Socialist Equality Party to run Joseph Kishore for president, Norissa Santa Cruz for vice president in 2020 US elections

The alternative confronting the working class is clear: capitalist barbarism or international socialism. The Socialist Equality Party, in political solidarity with the International Committee of the Fourth International, will use this campaign to advance the struggle of the working class against capitalism. Sign up today to get involved!

Commentary

“For once we actually know where the money is coming from”
Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate and Democratic VP aspirant Stacey Abrams covers for the billionaire Bloomberg

By Niles Niemuth, 20 February 2020

Abrams said Bloomberg’s spending hundreds of millions of dollars to buy the Democratic nomination is like a candidate “using their dog” to get support. Her remarks came after the former New York mayor donated $5 million to her political action committee.

Markets soar as companies announce mass layoffs

By Nick Beams, 19 February 2020

Sanders fails to get endorsement from Chicago Teachers Union

By Kristina Betinis, 19 February 2020

Peronism leans on the pseudo-left FIT-U to implement IMF austerity in Argentina

By Andrea Lobo, 19 February 2020

US-Europe conflict erupts at Munich

By Andre Damon, 18 February 2020

New York Times falsifies history to claim Sanders is “transforming” the Democratic Party

By Eric London and Tom Mackaman, 17 February 2020

Spectre of the 1930s
Sound the alarm! Political conspiracy and the resurgence of fascism in Germany

By David North and Johannes Stern, 14 February 2020

The decade of socialist revolution begins

By David North and Joseph Kishore, 3 January 2020

Arts Review

Eminent Monsters: A Manual for Modern Torture, directed by Stephen Bennett

By Jean Shaoul, 20 February 2020

“We have a system that punished the whistle blowers like Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange, not the perpetrators of torture”—Professor Nils Melzer

“What we think changes how we act.”
Gang of Four guitarist Andy Gill dead at 64

By Erik Schreiber, 19 February 2020

Gill consciously broke with musical convention to develop his own style of guitar playing and to create a distinctive sound for his band. Similarly, he sought to understand the origins of social and political conditions, rather than accepting them as given.

Free Assange and Manning

Australia: Students and workers demand release of Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning

By our reporters, 20 February 2020

“Trillions are spent on war, which creates refugees, kills children and workers, but the people who make these wars happen are roaming free whilst Assange is being murdered by the state.”

Courage Foundation holds public meeting in New York City in defense of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

By Fred Mazelis, 18 February 2020

Support grows for New Zealand rallies to free Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning

By Tom Peters, 18 February 2020

Rank-and-file teachers in Sydney adopt resolution defending Assange and Manning

By the Socialist Equality Party (Australia), 12 February 2020

The resolution is the outcome of the initiative of the Committee For Public Education, acting independently of the trade union apparatus.

Dr. Lissa Johnson calls for workers and young people to rally in defence of Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning

11 February 2020

More on the campaign to defend Julian Assange »

The New York Times' 1619 Project

Tom Mackaman interviewed on 1619 Project by history podcast

18 February 2020

A reply to the American Historical Review’s defense of the 1619 Project

By David North and Tom Mackaman, 31 January 2020

The disrespect expressed by editor Alex Lichtenstein toward leading historians reveals the extent to which racialist mythology, which has provided the “theoretical” foundation of middle-class identity politics, has been accepted, and even embraced, by a substantial section of the academic community as a legitimate basis for the teaching of American history.

International Youth and Students for Social Equality

Letter to members of the Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA)

By the International Youth and Students for Social Equality (US), 14 February 2020

President of Berlin’s Humboldt University defends Professor Jörg Baberowski’s physical assault on left-wing student

By Christoph Vandreier, 15 February 2020

Right-wing extremist Professor Jörg Baberowski physically assaults socialist student

IYSSE spokesperson submits disciplinary complaint against right-wing extremist professor at Humboldt University in Berlin

History

YIVO Institute for Jewish research in New York fires all its librarians

By Clara Weiss, 17 February 2020

An interview with Auschwitz survivor Esther Bejarano

By the editorial board, 27 January 2020

Seventy-five years since the liberation of Auschwitz

Seventy-five years after World War II: The ideological preparations for fascism and war
IYSSE holds second meeting in campaign for student parliament elections at Berlin’s Humboldt University

By our reporters, 28 January 2020

No to war against Iran! For an international movement against capitalism and war!
IYSSE holds first meeting in campaign for student parliament elections at Berlin’s Humboldt University

25 years ago: Algerian regime massacres prisoners after uprising

On February 21, 1995, an uprising by Islamic political prisoners at the Serkadji prison in the Kasbah neighborhood of Algeria began, resulting in the death of four guards.

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50 years ago: Thousands of workers march to support striking Newark teachers

On February 23, 1970, thousands of workers from various sections of industry gathered at the Military Park Hotel and staged a march through downtown Newark.

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75 years ago: US and Japan fight in Battle of Iwo Jima

On February 16, 1945, the US Navy and Marine Corps launched a massive assault on Iwo Jima, a volcanic island about 1,300 kilometers due south of mainland Japan.

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100 years ago: Imperialist powers claim Turkish territory

On February 17, 1920, representatives of Britain, France and Italy declared that the Dardanelles and the Bosporus in Turkey would become “international” territories.

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Public Meetings

Socialist Equality Party Public Meeting in London:
Free Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning! No US extradition!

Rallies in Australia and NZ to demand freedom for Assange and Manning. No to US extradition!

SEP builds support for Free Assange and Manning rallies in Australia

Autoworkers Struggles

Workers at GM’s Silao, Mexico plant charge union with stuffing ballots during recognition vote

By Andrea Lobo, 14 February 2020

Changes in the car industry threaten Slovakian workers

Ford shakes up management, prepares for more cuts after 99 percent profit decline

More on autoworkers struggles »

Book Review

An examination of the anti-immigrant campaign in early 20th century America
The Guarded Gate, by Daniel Okrent (Scribner, 2019)

By Fred Mazelis, 3 February 2020

A century after the imposition of racist immigration quotas in the US, xenophobia, anti-Semitism and racism are once again on the rise in the US and around the world.

The New York Times' 1619 Project

Martin Luther King Jr. and the fight for social equality

By Tom Mackaman and Niles Niemuth, 23 January 2020

The New York Times’ “1619 Project”
Nikole Hannah-Jones, Shell Oil and mass killings in Africa

By Trévon Austin and Bill Van Auken, 18 December 2019

The New York Times’s 1619 Project: A racialist falsification of American and world history

By Niles Niemuth, Tom Mackaman and David North, 6 September 2019

“The saddest part of this is that the response of the Times is simply to defend their project”
An interview with historian Clayborne Carson on the New York Times’ 1619 Project

1619 Project director speaks at New York University
Nikole Hannah-Jones, race theory and the Holocaust

By Eric London and David North, 26 November 2019

More on the New York Times’ 1619 Project »

Mehring Books

New pamphlet from Mehring Books on the 1619 Project

24 January 2020

The response of David North and Eric London to the New York Times’ rebuff of five eminent historians’ objections to the 1619 Project is now available as an illustrated pamphlet.

Vadim Rogovin’s Bolsheviks against Stalinism 1928–1933: Leon Trotsky and the Left Opposition
A magnificent account of Stalin’s opponents in the USSR

By Andrea Peters, 21 December 2019

Stalin’s rise was neither foreordained nor a natural outgrowth of the October Revolution. The Great Russian chauvinist and bureaucrat secured power in ferocious conflict with the proletariat, peasantry and cadre of the revolutionary socialist movement.

Autoworkers Struggles

GM workers in Mexico thank Australian workers for support

By the WSWS Autoworker Newsletter, 10 January 2020

GM workers in Mexico thank US workers for donating to their defense fund

More on autoworkers struggles »

Socialist Equality Party

Video: 70 years after the Chinese Revolution—How the struggle for socialism was betrayed

31 October 2019

Introduction to the 1955 SWP resolution “The Third Chinese Revolution and its Aftermath”

From the archives
SWP resolution: The Third Chinese Revolution and its Aftermath

Introduction to the 1951 report to the Fourth International by Chinese Trotskyist Peng Shuzhi

From the archives
The Causes of the Victory of the Chinese Communist Party over Chiang Kai-Shek, and the CCP’s Perspectives

Mehring Books

Mehring Yayıncılık publishes new ICFI books for İstanbul Book Fair

By Ulas Atesci, 29 October 2019

Preface to the Turkish edition of The Russian Revolution and the Unfinished Twentieth Century

By David North, 2 September 2019

Preview the new publication from Mehring Books
Author’s introduction to Bolsheviks Against Stalinism 1928-1933: Leon Trotsky and the Left Opposition

By Vadim Rogovin, 30 August 2019

Now available from Mehring Books
Bolsheviks Against Stalinism 1928-1933: Leon Trotsky and the Left Opposition by Vadim Z. Rogovin

History of the ICFI

Drawing the lessons of the ICFI split—International Strategy and National Tactics: The change in the ICFI’s approach to national liberation movements

By Deepal Jayasekera, 30 September 2019

This lecture was delivered to the Socialist Equality Party (US) Summer School on July 25, 2019 by Deepal Jayasekera, Assistant Secretary of the Socialist Equality Party in Sri Lanka

Introduction to the Turkish language edition of In Defense of Leon Trotsky
Leon Trotsky’s four fateful years in Prinkipo: 1929-1933

By David North, 23 September 2019

The ICFI and the Crisis of Stalinism

The World Capitalist Crisis and the Tasks of the Fourth International: An analysis of the ICFI Perspectives resolution of 1988

The International Committee’s response to the “End of History”: The March 1992 Plenum of the ICFI

The Dissolution of the USSR and the Unipolar Moment of US Imperialism

China: Thirty years since the Tiananmen Square massacre

The Political Origins and Consequences of the 1982–86 Split in the International Committee of the Fourth International

The 2020 US Elections

Joe Biden: A familiar face, a deeply reactionary record

By Patrick Martin, 23 September 2019

Amy Klobuchar: The favorite Democrat of Senate Republicans

By George Gallanis, 19 August 2019