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Iran Attacks: Netanyahu’s Dangerous Gamble

Following Iran’s attack, Biden is in the tenuous position of pledging firm support for Israel while also trying to prevent a new conflagration from exploding.

Who Was Responsible for the Moscow Massacre?

Last Friday, the world was shocked and horrified by reports of an appalling massacre at a packed concert venue in Moscow.

Alan Woods on World Perspectives: Crisis, Class Struggle, and the Tasks of the Communists

At the end of January, around 100 comrades of the IMT from across the globe came together for a leadership meeting that represented a decisive landmark in our history.

Middle East on the Brink: Imperialists Fan the Flames

The declared aim of Washington has consistently been “to prevent an extension of the conflict in Gaza.” But their latest actions have exposed this claim as entirely hollow.

A World Without Problems: Alan Woods’ New Year Message 2024

The system is terminally sick and no amount of reformist tinkering can save it. It is the banner of Communism that is destined to lead the workers and all the oppressed and downtrodden masses forward.

Are You a Communist? Editorial for IDOM 43

Issue 43 of In Defence of Marxism magazine focuses on the struggle for communism and provides a number of important lessons from the history of the Soviet Union and the failed German Revolution.

West Faces Humiliation in Ukraine

If the meeting of the Group of 20 major economies in India was intended as a show of unity against Russia, it succeeded in producing precisely the opposite result.

Lessons of Chile 1973

Monday, September 11, marks the 50th anniversary of the 1973 coup that overthrew president Salvador Allende in Chile and installed the brutal Pinochet dictatorship.

Who Killed Prigozhin?

The killing of Prigozhin shows that behind the appearance of solidity, Putin’s regime is inherently unstable. But the inevitable crowing of the US imperialists is entirely misplaced.

[Video] Alan Woods on World Perspectives: Clear the Decks for Communism!

The world has reached a turning point: now is the time of revolutions and counterrevolutions. It has never been more important for communists to understand the economic and social processes happening all around us.

Class Struggle and the State: Editorial for IDOM 42

The latest issue of In Defence of Marxism, the IMT’s theoretical journal, looks at the Marxist view of the state and the role of the individual in history.

The Death of Sieva Volkov, Trotsky’s Grandson: A Tribute to a Great Fighter

Trotsky’s grandson Esteban Volkov (1926–2023) was an important living symbol—the symbol of a whole revolutionary epoch, a heroic period of storm and stress, full of triumphs and tragedies.