Founding of the Chinese Communist Party: Heroism and Tragedy

The CCP is an instrument of capitalist domination today, but it began as a genuine revolutionary party led by dedicated and heroic cadres.

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In Defence of Marxism Magazine Relaunched: Arm Yourself with Revolutionary Theory!

The International Marxist Tendency proudly presents the relaunched In Defence of Marxism theoretical journal! The magazine will become available from July 16, but you can subscribe today!

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Operation Barbarossa: When the Nazis Invaded the Soviet Union

On June 22, 1941, the Nazis unleashed the largest invasion yet visited on the people of the Soviet Union. The Soviet people were responsible for the victory over Hitler, but the same credit does not […]

What Kind of Party Are We Fighting For? A Reply to Comrades in DSA

In another contribution to the ongoing debate on the “party question,” we reply to comradely feedback submitted by a DSA reading group on key questions of revolutionary strategy.

The Class, the Party, and the Leadership: How to Organize Revolution

Capitalism should long ago have been overthrown by the working class. Why hasn’t it? The key to answering this question lies in the role of leadership and of the revolutionary party.

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Tiananmen: a Marxist Reading Guide

June 4th is the anniversary of the crushing of the 1989 Tiananmen Square movement. We publish a reading guide on these events, as both the western media and the Chinese regime actively hide what happened.

Inflation and Instability: Contradictions Mount for Capitalism

Governments spent the last year propping up the capitalist system with unprecedented state support. These desperate measures have built dynamite into the foundations of the world economy—which is now set to explode.

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The Racist Terror of Tulsa 1921

May 31, 2021, marks the 100-year anniversary of the Tulsa Massacre, in which a mob of white vigilantes slaughtered hundreds of black people in the largest mass killing since the American Civil War.

Marxism vs. Identity Politics

The following document was approved unanimously at the 2018 World Congress of the IMT. Its aim is to draw a line between Marxism and a set of idealistic and postmodernist alien class ideas.

Trusts and the Bipartisan Rise of US Imperialism

The chaos of monopoly capitalism can only be solved by bringing the giant monopolies under workers’ control and ownership—not through greater regulation or by “breaking them up.”

[Audio] The American Civil War: A Sword in One Hand and the Book of Freedom in the Other

Our fourth podcast episode on the American Civil War covers the course of events from Emancipation Proclamation to the end of the war. We will be back with more episodes to cover the convulsive period […]

Building a Mass Socialist Party: Class Independence vs. the “Party Surrogate” Strategy

Every major contradiction in US politics today flows from the fact that the working class has no party of its own. That’s why the DSA debate over the “party question” is here to stay.