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    ISA International Committee statement: War in Ukraine, the new era and the crisis of capitalism

    The statement below on the war in Ukraine and its implications for the manifold crises of global capitalism was discussed, debated, amended and approved unanimously at a meeting of the International Committee of ISA — our international leadership ele...

    Book review: A reality check from rural China

    Invisible China: How the Urban-Rural Divide Threatens China’s Rise by Scott Rozelle and Natalie Hell reviewed by Vincent Kolo “Why would I talk to my baby?” a young mother in rural China giggled at the question. “She can’t talk back!” Scott Rozelle,...

    Revolutionary history: Sweden 1905 – Workers’ struggle and the socialists secured peace with N...

    Down with the weapons! With this slogan, the socialist youth movement in Sweden ran a mass campaign that secured peace with Norway in 1905. The socialist youth movement called for a general strike to prevent a war. Per Olsson, Rättvisepartiet Social...

    Why socialists oppose Western military intervention?

    Andy Moxley, Socialist Alternative (ISA in the United States) ISA condemns the bloody Russian invasion of Ukraine, which has already displaced millions and killed or wounded thousands, and demands the withdrawal of Russian troops immediately. This...

    Review of 2021: Age of disorder, Year 2

    From beginning to end, 2021 was a year of perfect storm for world capitalism. This rotten and decadent system has rarely, if ever before, faced such deep simultaneous crises on so many fronts. It has never been more over-ripe for replacement, and the 2020s are only getting started

    China: Ten years since the fall of Bo Xilai (1) 

    For the first time in two decades an open power struggle erupts within China’s one-party state

    Ruling class hypocrisy: Prince Andrew & the depraved culture of the ruling class

    Spoilt British ‘Royal’ Prince Andrew, who would scream and shout if his collection of teddy bears was disturbed, is now facing civil action in the US, after his friend, the socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, has been found guilty of soliciting and trafficking under-age girls.

    50 years since Nixon’s pivot to China

    A half century has passed since US President Richard Nixon’s ground-breaking visit to China on 21 February 1972 chinaworker.info reporters Nixon was the first American president ever to visit China and no formal relations had existed between the two ...

    The mistakes of rightist elements of the Communist League on the trade union question

    Leon Trotsky, January 1931 Some preliminary remarks If the theoretical structure of the political economy of Marxism rests entirely upon the conception of value as materialised labour, the revolutionary policy of Marxism rests upon the conception...

    Book review: In the Camps by Darren Byler

    Per-Åke Westerlund, International Socialist Alternative Three hundred camps with more than a million Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang are probably the most brutal expressions of the CCP dictatorship in China. In Darren Byler’s new book, In the Camps: Chi...

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    French election 2022: Macron wins, but without enthusiasm. For a ‘third round’ of struggle!

    The second round of the French presidential elections ended with 58.5% for Macron and 41.5% for Le Pen although enthusiasm for Macron was very limited...

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