Revolution & Counter-revolution
Sri Lanka: PM resigns after counter-revolutionary assault provokes furious response
Nothing short of a revolutionary crisis has developed, one that is likely to be a forerunner of similar upheavals in other countries.
War update: A war that is changing the world
With no interest in national and ethnic division, and every interest in putting people and the planet first, the working class can lead a struggle to end war and imperialism, and open a new era of workers’ unity and socialism.
War in Ukraine: 6 questions and 6 socialist answers
For socialists, even in war, the starting point is always what benefits workers, the poor and ordinary people. The best traditions of the labour movement are to resist war and militarism, to have an independent line — not to ally with the right, capital and the state.
Elections in Iran: “Death Judge” Raisi is new president as struggles loom on horizon
Friday’s presidential election in Iran saw a historic low turnout of under 50%. The victor, Ebrahim Raisi symbolises the desperate decline of the regime, which is showing its ugliest face in these times of crisis.
Hong Kong: Teachers’ trade union crumples in the face of government attack
Only mass organised resistance and solidarity can withstand the Chinese dictatorship’s attacks on trade unions and democratic rights.
Cuba: Solidarity with the Cuban people against imperialism and capitalist restoration
Defend the gains of the Cuban Revolution!
Myanmar: Lessons from the struggle as it enters new phase
Despite the overwhelming superiority of weaponry in the hands of the military the heroic Myanmar masses are continuing to resist the takeover Rob Jones ISA Agraphic example of the current situation in Myanmar was given the other day, when while sp...
China: Dictatorship, crisis and revolution
While certain details and statistical information have receded in importance, or even in some cases been disproved by subsequent events, the general outline presented in this document from six years ago has been vindicated.
Colombia: Mass revolt against regressive tax reform and the right-wing government
Only an organized movement of the working class, armed with a socialist programme, can break with imperialism and capitalism, the real source of the poverty, exploitation and oppression that plagues the Colombian masses.
1921: The Kronstadt Revolt — an anti-Bolshevik myth turns 100
The events in Kronstadt in March 1921 are exploited by critics of Bolshevism — whether anarchists or from the pro-capitalist right — in an attempt to demonstrate that not only under Stalin, but already under Lenin’s and Trotsky’s leadership a brutal dictatorship ruled over the workers in the new Soviet Russia.
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SVB Bank collapses: A new global banking crisis?
The threat of a banking crisis hovers over the world economy after the crash of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the second largest banking collapse in US h...