Potential for explosive struggle as British capitalism braces for recession
Sunak’s claim to be a safe pair of hands in the current economic crisis will fall apart under the impact of a prolonged downturn. This will in turn exacerbate the splits in the Tory Party making this a government of permanent crisis. Editorial of So...
Climate change: Imperialism and hypocrisy
Ray Goerke, Socialist Alternative (ISA in Canada) (This article was first published on 4 November 2022) It seems that no matter the scale of the social crisis, there is always money for war. Less than a year after COP26, the Trudeau government is b...
ISA World Cadre School 2022: Mass revolts against morbid capitalism
ISA cadre school discusses world events Per Ake Westerlund, ISA (This article was first published on 28 July 2022) The world is experiencing turbulent events, coming at break kneck speed — economic and political crises, wars and mass uprisings. T...
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
United States: Biden presidency in crisis
It’s very clear that the Biden administration is in crisis; the “honeymoon” is long gone and unfortunately the left in Congress has failed to put forward an independent working class position.
Is China Imperialist?
Since the restoration of capitalism and its rise to become the second largest economy in the world, China has become a major player in the global capitalist system Peter Chan, Socialist Action (Hong Kong) At a time when the United States and China ...
Climate change: The end of growth? The capitalist economy & ecological crisis
The question of economic growth and its relation to the climate crisis is a subject of increasing discussion. Here we offer a Marxist view on this critical issue for the environmental movement.
Climate crisis: International socialists mobilize in Glasgow for COP26 protests
‘Monumental failure’, ‘Empty words, no action’ and ’Utter betrayal’ are just some of the words used to describe the outcome of COP26. To save the climate capitalism needs to be ended. ISA was in Glasgow to build an organisation capable of organising a change to a socialist world.
Covid vaccines: Welcome developments but profiteering must be opposed
The vaccine should be free to all on the basis of need, risk of exposure, and risk of serious illness, not on ability to pay. Keishia Taylor, Socialist Party (ISA Ireland) Ten months after the novel coronavirus erupted around the world, after 58 ...
Capitalism and COVID-19: Why We Need a Planned Economy
weak spots and vulnerabilities built into every joint in the capitalist system. Keely Mullen Socialist Alternative (ISA-the US) Capitalism is set up like a house of cards. Disjointed supply chains, competition for component parts, research a...
Explainer: How Marxists see China’s property crash
Dikang, chinaworker.info China’s property market is now in its second year of deep slump. This is the most serious of all the serio...