Syrian army, Iran threaten counterattack against Turkish invasion of Syria

By Alex Lantier, 14 October 2019

A large-scale Middle East war could strangle the world's oil supply and escalate into a war between nuclear-armed powers. The working class is coming face to face with the real possibility of a Third World War.

US sends 3,000 more troops to defend Saudi monarchy

Mack Truck, copper miners, Chicago teachers, gig economy workers
Spreading strike wave shows potential for GM workers to expand struggle to Ford and Fiat-Chrysler

By Jerry White, 14 October 2019

If the month-long strike is to be won, autoworkers must take the fight into their own hands, end the isolation imposed by the UAW, and fight for an industry-wide shutdown.

Auto strike in peril: UAW, GM prepare to end strike and impose contract betrayal

After secret meeting with CEO Mary Barra, UAW moving to shut down GM strike

Who is UAW Vice President Terry Dittes?

“It’s like the UAW is management:” GM strikers speak out as union moves towards sellout

By Tom Hall, 14 October 2019

Reporting teams for the World Socialist Web Site Autoworker Newsletter spoke to striking GM workers throughout Southeast Michigan over the weekend, as news emerged that the UAW is preparing to move towards a tentative agreement to shut down the four-week strike and enforce concessions.

UAW promoting anti-Mexican nationalism to isolate and defeat GM strike

More on the 2019 GM strike »

As GM strike enters fifth week, Mack Truck-Volvo workers launch first strike in more than 35 years

By Nick Barrickman, 14 October 2019

The two American automotive strikes are part of an international movement of the working class against austerity, including 70,000 auto parts workers in Mexico and rolling strikes at GM’s South Korean plants.

As UAW keeps Mack-Volvo workers on job past contract deadline, Daimler’s Freightliner Trucks cuts 900 jobs

US impeachment inquiry: State Department official testifies in defiance of Trump ban

By Patrick Martin, 14 October 2019

Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch is the first Trump administration official to testify before the House Intelligence Committee since the White House declared its policy of noncooperation with the impeachment inquiry.

Large Berlin solidarity protests against anti-Semitism and right-wing terrorism.

By our reporters, 14 October 2019

This weekend’s protests underscored, once again, the widespread opposition that exists to the return of fascism in Germany.

Right-wing extremist network behind fascist synagogue attack in Germany

Thousands protest in Germany against right-wing violence following fascist Yom Kippur attack

By Marianne Arens, 14 October 2019

Last Wednesday’s attack in Halle by a heavily armed fascist, anti-Semite, on the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur, has evoked horror and a wave of solidarity protests against right-wing violence.

German Nazi murders two in Yom Kippur Synagogue attack

Wildfires and forced blackouts lead to multiple deaths in California

By Evan Blake, 14 October 2019

In total, Pacific Gas and Electric cut power to over 700,000 homes or businesses in two phases last Wednesday and Thursday, likely equivalent to over two million people.

The irrationality of capitalism: Millions cut off from electricity, lives endangered by California utility PG&E

As wildfires, power outages spread throughout California, tens of thousands ordered to evacuate

Mass arrests continue in London and other cities in global Extinction Rebellion protests

By Robert Stevens, 14 October 2019

By Sunday afternoon, police had arrested 1,309 protesters in London, more than were arrested in the first wave of demonstrations in April.

Nationalists win parliamentary elections in Kosovo

By Markus Salzmann, 14 October 2019

The turnout of just 44 percent shows that the majority of the population rejects the policies of the narrow layer that runs the country.

Trump backs China’s handling of Hong Kong protests

By Peter Symonds, 14 October 2019

Trump’s comments demonstrate that US imperialism, far from defending democratic rights, cynically and selectively exploits “human rights” as the means for prosecuting its own interests.

Conflict erupts over European Central Bank’s return to “quantitative easing”

By Nick Beams, 14 October 2019

According to initial reports of the September meeting, as many as nine members of the 25-member governing council opposed the ECB's decision to return to “quantitative easing.”

Chicago Teachers Union announces “path” to block strike and impose austerity settlement

By Kristina Betinis, 14 October 2019

CTU leaders announced on Saturday a proposal that will allow the district to “phase in” resources in a school system that has been denied the basics for decades.

Two dead, one missing after hotel worksite collapses in New Orleans

By Aaron Murch, 14 October 2019

The area remains under evacuation, with at least 100 people being forced from their nearby homes due to the danger of further collapses.

Four homeless men murdered in New York City’s Chinatown

By Owen Mullan and Sandy English, 14 October 2019

The tragic incident, involving six of the poorest people in the United States, is a product of the city’s social decay, the most unequal large American city.

New York City transit authority adds 500 police officers

NDP advocates spending tens of billions on Canada’s military

By Roger Jordan, 14 October 2019

Canada’s social democrats are full-throated supporters of the Trudeau Liberal government’s plans to buy new fleets of warships and fighter jets.

Canada’s NDP spouts “progressive” rhetoric while planning to prop up minority Liberal government

12 October 2019

Five dead and almost 1,000 arrested as repression mounts in Ecuador

By Andrea Lobo, 12 October 2019

Ecuador’s president retreats from capital in face of growing mass protests

European Union continues talks with Johnson government over possible Brexit deal

By Robert Stevens, 12 October 2019

UK ruling class considers whether to entrust Corbyn with overcoming Brexit crisis

More on Brexit »

US and China reach limited trade deal

By Nick Beams, 12 October 2019

US immigration policies sending thousands of children, including babies, back to Mexico

By Kevin Martinez, 12 October 2019

Immigrants shut down Matamoros-Brownsville border crossing in protest over US-Mexico asylum ban

Prosecutors in Illinois charge nine-year-old with murder after mobile home fire claims the lives of five family members

Official cover-up continues of Australian paramedic’s suicide

By Cheryl Crisp, 12 October 2019

Ahead of ruling in Catalan show trials
Catalan nationalists, Spanish unions and pseudo-left demobilize opposition

By Alejandro López, 12 October 2019

Spanish Supreme Court approves exhumation of fascist dictator Francisco Franco

Dortmund, Germany withdraws prestigious award from the author Kamila Shamsie over support for BDS

By Sybille Fuchs, 12 October 2019

New in Norwegian

Seks måneder siden den brutale arresteringen av WikiLeaks-utgiver Julian Assange

Oscar Grenfell, 14. oktober 2019

Samtidig som Assange blir utsatt for det som utgjør tortur i et britisk fengsel går krigsforbryterne han har gjort så mye for å avsløre fri.

Fem døde og nesten 1 000 arrestert, med økende undertrykking i Ecuador

Andrea Lobo, 14. oktober 2019

Ombudsmannskontoret i Ecuador bekreftet at represjonen har etterlatt 5 demonstranter drept, 554 såret og 929 arrestert. Disse tallene skjuler imidlertid undertrykkingens brutalitet.

Roger Waters’ konsertfilm «US + Them» tar opp globale anliggender

Kevin Reed, 14. oktober 2019

Konsertfilmen er fra liveopptredener i Amsterdam i juni 2018, og inneholder Waters’ tolkninger fra Pink Floyd-katalogen og fra hans solokarriere, sett i lys av nåværende sosiale og politiske kriser rundt om i verden.

Edward Snowden: Mannen som avslørte amerikansk etterretnings elektroniske overvåkning av alle

Kevin Reed, 14. oktober 2019

Memoarboka Permanent Record, skrevet av den tidligere etterretningskontraktøren og varsleren Edward Snowden, er en viktig beretning om livet til mannen bak eksponeringen av de hemmelige, globale elektroniske overvåkningsprogrammene operert av NSA og CIA.

New in French

Le Nouveau parti anticapitaliste exige une escalade militaire contre la Turquie en Syrie

Alex Lantier, 14 octobre 2019

Le NPA pabliste s’oppose farouchement à une lutte pour unir la classe ouvrière au niveau international dans un mouvement contre la guerre impérialiste et la bourgeoisie du Moyen-Orient.

Six mois depuis l'arrestation brutale de Julian Assange, éditeur de WikiLeaks

Oscar Grenfell, 14 octobre 2019

Tandis qu’Assange est soumis à ce qui équivaut à de la torture dans une prison britannique, les criminels de guerre qu’il a tant fait pour dénoncer, ne sont pas inquiété.

Avant la décision des procès-spectacles catalans
Les nationalistes catalans, les syndicats espagnols et la pseudo-gauche démobilisent l'opposition

Alejandro López, 14 octobre 2019

Les nationalistes bourgeois catalans sont terrifiés par l'opposition croissante de la classe ouvrière aux politiques d'austérité et d’État policier de la classe dirigeante espagnole.

Canada: Le NPD débite une rhétorique «progressiste» tout en envisageant de soutenir un gouvernement libéral minoritaire

Roger Jordan, 14 octobre 2019

Les pressions du chef néo-démocrate Jagmeet Singh en faveur d'une coalition de fait avec les libéraux de Trudeau s'inscrivent dans la tradition du NPD en tant que parti nationaliste et procapitaliste allié à la bureaucratie syndicale.

New in German

Die Auflösung der UdSSR und der ‚Unipolare Moment‘ des US-Imperialismus

Bill Van Auken, 14. Oktober 2019

Diesen Vortrag hielt Bill Van Auken am 25. Juli 2019 an der Sommerschulung der Socialist Equality Party (USA). Van Auken nimmt in der Redaktion der World Socialist Web Site eine führende Stellung ein.

Tausende demonstrieren gegen Antisemitismus und rechten Terror

unseren Reportern, 14. Oktober 2019

Die Proteste in Berlin, Halle und anderen deutschen Städten am Wochenende zeigten erneut die enorme Opposition in der Bevölkerung gegen die Rückkehr der faschistischen Gefahr in Deutschland.

USA: Weitere 3.000 Soldaten sollen saudische Monarchie schützen

Bill Van Auken, 14. Oktober 2019

Im Vorfeld der neuen US-Truppenstationierung im Nahen Osten wurde ein iranischer Öltanker im Roten Meer mit Raketen angegriffen.

Autostreik in Gefahr: GM und Gewerkschaft bereiten Ausverkauf vor

Tom Hall, 14. Oktober 2019

Die Autogewerkschaft UAW hat die Streikenden vier Wochen lang isoliert. Nun will sie den Ausstand zu den Bedingungen von General Motors beenden.

New in Turkish

Julian Assange’ın hayatı tehlikede!

James Cogan, 9 Ekim 2019

Assange’a ve Manning’e özgürlük kampanyası, işçi sınıfını kapitalizme bağlı tutmaya uğraşan siyaset ve sendika aygıtlarına karşı bir başkaldırı uğruna mücadeleden ayrılamaz. Onları savunma kampanyası, işyerlerine, üniversitelere, okullara ve işçi sınıfı mahallelerine taşınmalıdır.

ABD-Yunanistan askeri anlaşmasını imzalayan Pompeo İran’ı, Rusya’yı ve Çin’i tehdit etti

Alex Lantier ve V. Gnana, 9 Ekim 2019

Pompeo’nun Balkan turu, Washington’da ve onun NATO üyesi Avrupalı ve Türk sözde “müttefikler” ile ilişkilerinde patlayıcı bir krizin ortasında gerçekleşti.

Washington Türkiye’nin Suriye’de YPG’ye saldırısına yeşil ışık yaktı

Alex Lantier ve Ulaş Ateşçi, 9 Ekim 2019

Washington, 2015’ten beri Suriye’deki NATO savaşında başlıca vekil gücü olarak savaşan ve Türk hükümetinin teröristler olarak suçladığı Kürt milliyetçisi milisleri kaderlerine terk etti.

New in Spanish

Seis meses desde el arresto brutal del editor de WikiLeaks, Julian Assange

Oscar Grenfell, 14 octubre 2019

Mientras que Assange está siendo sometido a lo que equivale a tortura en la prisión británica, los criminales de guerra que ha hecho tanto por exponer caminan libres.

EUA y China alcanzan un acuerdo comercial limitado

Nick Beams, 14 octubre 2019

Los mercados respondieron con entusiasmo con el Dow cerrando al alza por más de 300 puntos pero, a pesar de todas las celebraciones, el acuerdo es muy limitado.

Introducción al informe de 1951 a la Cuarta Internacional del trotskista chino Peng Shuzhi

Peter Symonds, 14 octubre 2019

El World Socialist Web Site vuelve a publicar el informe de Peng que proporciona información importante sobre el carácter de la revolución china de 1949 y los problemas que planteó para la Cuarta Internacional.

De los archivos
Las causas de la victoria del Partido Comunista chino sobre Chiang Kai-Shek y las perspectivas del PCCh

Peng Shuzhi, 14 octubre 2019

Informe sobre la situación de China al Tercer Congreso de la Cuarta Internacional en 1951.

Huelga en peligro: el UAW y GM preparan finalizar huelga e imponer un contrato traicionero

Tom Hall, 14 octubre 2019

Habiendo aislado a los huelguistas por cuatro semanas, el UAW está procediendo a acabar el paro bajo los términos de GM.

Guasón: un enfoque desacertado sobre problemas serios

Carlos Delgado, 14 octubre 2019

La película intenta tratar una serie de cuestiones sociales críticas, pero no hace mucho sentido de ellas.

Nuevo Partido Anticapitalista exige escalada militar contra Turquía en Siria

Alex Lantier, 14 octubre 2019

El NPA pablista se opone con amargura a la lucha por unificar internacionalmente a la clase obrera en un movimiento contra la guerra imperialista y la burguesía del Medio Oriente.

Inmigrantes cerraron el cruce fronterizo Matamoros-Brownsville en protesta por acuerdo entre Estados Unidos y México que prohíbe el derecho de asilo

Eric London, 14 octubre 2019

La protesta es un poderoso indicio de una creciente oposición entre los aproximadamente 40,000 inmigrantes que se encuentran en condiciones inhumanas en el norte de México.

Presidente peruano Vizcarra disuelve el Congreso en respuesta al conflicto dentro del Estado peruano

Armando Cruz, 14 octubre 2019

Uno de los principales sostenes del gobierno de Vizcarra ha sido el rechazo de la pseudoizquierda en desafiar sus políticas derechistas.

New in Portuguese

Setenta anos desde a Revolução Chinesa
As lições políticas da falência do maoísmo

Por Peter Symonds, 9 Outubro 2019

Os herdeiros políticos de Mao Zedong não conseguem explicar como e por que as aspirações dos trabalhadores por um futuro socialista, pelo qual tantos se sacrificaram há 70 anos, resultaram hoje no beco sem saída do capitalismo.

New in Russian

Правительство Украины объявляет о масштабной приватизации, угрожающей массовыми увольнениями

Джейсон Мелановски, 5 октября 2019 г.

Правый мозговой центр «Атлантический совет» приветствовал инициируемую Зеленским экономическую политику как «крупнейшую постсоветскую распродажу на протяжении жизни целого поколения».

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Perspective

No to American fascism! Build a mass movement to force Trump out!

14 October 2019

The defeat of Trump’s efforts to create an extreme rightwing authoritarian regime and the defense of democratic rights require the political mobilization of the working class.

Earlier Perspectives »

ICFI

Oppose the Turkish military offensive in Syria!

By the International Committee of the Fourth International, 14 October 2019

As Ankara seeks a militarist solution to ethnic and class conflicts inflamed by decades of imperialist interventions, the Middle East and the world are on the brink of all-out war.

Free Assange and Manning

M.I.A. visits Julian Assange in prison: “It’s about truth—and that’s something people have to uphold and fight for”

By Laura Tiernan, 14 October 2019

Speaking at a press conference outside Belmarsh late Saturday afternoon, M.I.A.—Sri Lankan-born Mathangi ‘Maya’ Arulpragasam—condemned Assange’s tormentors, indicting the US and UK governments, the courts and the corporate media.

Prominent Australian parliamentarian declares extradition of Julian Assange to US “totally unreasonable”

By James Cogan, 14 October 2019

Barnaby Joyce admitted this morning that the attempt to extradite Assange is a flagrant attack on his rights as an Australian citizen.

Protest in New Zealand six months after Assange’s arrest

By our reporters, 14 October 2019

The Socialist Equality Group’s Tom Peters denounced the New Zealand government’s support for US imperialism and the persecution of Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning.

Six months since the brutal arrest of WikiLeaks’ publisher Julian Assange

By Oscar Grenfell, 12 October 2019

WikiLeaks source Jeremy Hammond held in contempt by grand jury

By Kevin Reed, 11 October 2019

CIA spied on Assange’s lawyers, visitors in Ecuadorian embassy

By Oscar Grenfell, 11 October 2019

More on the campaign to Free Assange and Manning »

Commentary

Germany: The election of the SPD leader and the decline of social democracy

By Ulrich Rippert, 14 October 2019

A glance at the list of candidates for the leadership of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) makes clear the wealthy social layers that set the tone and whose reactionary programme they represent.

New Anti-capitalist Party demands military escalation against Turkey in Syria

By Alex Lantier, 12 October 2019

Crisis mounts over Turkish offensive against Kurdish forces in Syria

Turkey launches US-backed offensive targeting Kurdish forces in Syria

Washington green lights Turkish attack on Kurdish forces in Syria

Seattle Democrats endorse Socialist Alternative’s Kshama Sawant

By Julio Patron, 12 October 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's “Just Society”: Palliatives that will never be implemented

By Genevieve Leigh, 11 October 2019

Iraq in flames

By Bill Van Auken, 5 October 2019

25 years ago: Hamas terrorist attack kills 22

On October 19, 1994, 22 civilians were killed and 50 more were injured in a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv by the Palestinian Islamic fundamentalist group Hamas. The attack came on the eve of the signing of the Israel-Jordan Treaty of Peace and was coupled with two other terrorist acts the same week.

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50 years ago: 250,000 demonstrate against Vietnam War

On October 15, 1969 over 250,000 Americans joined the “Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam” demonstrations in US cities. Protesters gave speeches, held teach-ins, sang songs, and read the names of the 40,000 Americans who had died in the war.

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75 years ago: US military launches reconquest of the Philippines from Japan

On October 20, 1944, US military forces, including divisions of the Navy, Army and Air Force, launched a bid to retake the Philippines from Japan. The archipelago had been among American imperialism’s first conquests in the late 19th century, and was viewed as strategically critical to defeating Japan in the Pacific theater of World War II.

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100 years ago: Adolf Hitler gives first speech to fascist party

On October 16, 1919, Adolf Hitler, then working for German military intelligence, gave his first speech to the ultra-right-wing German Workers Party (Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, DAP) in Munich’s Hofbräukeller, a beer hall. In a few months, the DAP would become a part of the renamed National Socialist German Workers (Nazi) Party.

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Socialist Equality Party

SEP and IYSSE meeting series in the United States
Race, Class and the Fight for Socialism: Perspectives for the Coming Revolution in America

11 October 2019

This meeting series will refute the historical falsifications advanced in the New York Times “1619 Project,” explain their underlying political motivations and present the strategy for socialist revolution in America today.

Video: SEP presidential candidate Pani Wijesiriwardena addresses nationally-televised meeting in Sri Lanka

By our reporters, 11 October 2019

Wijesiriwardena’s speech was heard by about 4,000 people at the event and watched by tens of thousands across Sri Lanka on two television networks.

Sri Lankan SEP announces presidential election campaign public meetings

9 October 2019

Socialist Equality Party in Sri Lanka to contest the November presidential election

By the Socialist Equality Party (Sri Lanka), 5 October 2019

Sri Lankan SEP/IYSSE public meeting: The political issues at stake in the Indian government’s savage Kashmir lockdown

By the Socialist Equality Party and IYSSE (Sri Lanka), 25 September 2019

The Trump impeachment crisis

Trump makes fascistic appeal to police and military at Minneapolis rally

By Patrick Martin, 11 October 2019

Trump White House declares it will not cooperate with impeachment inquiry

By Joseph Kishore, 9 October 2019

Trump admits US killed millions in war based on lies

Democrats exclude Trump’s fascist anti-immigrant policies from impeachment inquiry

More on the Trump Presidency »

Book Review

Edward Snowden: The man who exposed the electronic surveillance of everyone by US intelligence

By Kevin Reed, 12 October 2019

The memoir Permanent Record by the former intelligence contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden is an important account of the life of the man behind the exposure of secret global electronic surveillance programs run by the NSA and CIA.

Arts Review

Roger Waters “Us + Them” concert film takes on global issues

By Kevin Reed, 11 October 2019

Joker: An unenlightening approach to serious problems

By Carlos Delgado, 9 October 2019

New Met production of Porgy and Bess prompts racialist criticisms of America’s greatest opera

By Barry Grey, 26 September 2019

Placido Domingo resigns from LA Opera, as #MeToo campaign continues

By Fred Mazelis, 4 October 2019

Singer Placido Domingo’s forced departure from New York’s Metropolitan Opera

Science

Nobel Prize in Physics awarded for research in cosmology and exoplanets

By Bryan Dyne, 11 October 2019

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded for research in cellular responses to oxygen

Workers Struggles

India: Thousands of Telangana transport workers strike; Darjeeling tea estate workers demand higher pay; New Zealand medical laboratory workers strike
Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and New Zealand

12 October 2019

The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature.

UK: Bootle Royal Mail workers’ strike sold out by Communication Workers Union

By Robert Stevens, 10 October 2019

Brazilian unions push “green and yellow” chauvinism in education strike against austerity, political interference

By Miguel Andrade, 9 October 2019

History

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

By Peter Symonds, 9 October 2019

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

9 October 2019

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

By Peter Symonds, 3 October 2019

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

By Peng Shuzhi

Australia: Important response to first IYSSE lectures on the 1949 Chinese Revolution

By our reporters, 7 October 2019

IYSSE lecture series in Australia
Seventy years after the Chinese Revolution: How the struggle for socialism was betrayed

9 September 2019

Autoworkers struggles

UAW prepares to sell out GM strike, as new corruption revelations emerge

By Marcus Day, 3 October 2019

From the archive of the World Socialist Web Site
Eighty-two years since the victory of the Flint sit-down strike

By Jerry White, 1 October 2019

From the archive of the World Socialist Web Site
Why are trade unions hostile to socialism?

By David North, 28 September 2019

“The CEOs and Wall Street are trying to take your wages and benefits… Don’t Give in. Stand your ground!”
Detroit college students support striking GM workers

From the archive of the World Socialist Web Site
Walter Reuther and the rise and fall of the UAW

More on autoworkers struggles »

Featured Commentary

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

International Youth and Students for Social Equality

Mandarin announcement of Australian lecture series on 70th anniversary of the Chinese Revolution

27 September 2019

The lectures, which are being held on university campuses across the country, have been organised by the International Youth and Students for Social Equality.

Lectures in Australia and New Zealand on the 1949 Chinese Revolution

Mehring Books

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 Z. Rogovin, 30 August 2019

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

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

International Online May Day Rally 2019

Opening report to Online International May Day Rally
The resurgence of class struggle and the fight for socialism

By David North, 6 May 2019

The future lies in socialism

By Joseph Kishore, 13 May 2019

On May 4, the International Committee of the Fourth International held its annual International May Day Online Rally, with speakers and participants from throughout the world. Readers can listen to the entire rally here.