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South Africa: COSATU Right Wing Class Collaborators Expel NUMSA—Time to Fight Back!

In the early hours of Saturday morning, November 8, the Central Executive Committee of South Africa’s largest labor federation, COSATU, voted by a margin of 33 to 24 to expel its biggest affiliate, NUMSA, from […]

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Greece: SYRIZA Must Mobilize the Workers and the Youth!—Speech at the Central Committee Meeting of Syriza

Published below is a speech by a representative of the Communist Tendency of SYRIZA, Stamatis Karayannopoulos, at the SYRIZA Central Committee meeting that took place during the weekend of October 18–19, 2014.  

Million-Strong Workers’ Demonstration in Rome: the End of Renzi’s Honeymoon

Up to a million took part in the national demonstration called by the CGIL on October 25. It was one of the biggest demonstrations in the history of the Italian trade unions, marking a turning […]

Burkina Faso: One Leader After Another Overthrown by Revolutionary Masses

The situation in Burkina Faso has been moving at lightning speed since the revolution erupted. The revolutionary masses overthrew Blaise Compaoré, but also his handpicked successor just a few hours later.

Ukrainian Parliamentary Elections: "If You Don't Have Anything Nice To Say . . ."

The expression “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all” is the best way to describe the reaction in the Western media to the results of Sunday’s parliamentary elections in […]

Scotland Needs a Revolution

The referendum campaign has transformed the political landscape in Scotland. It was a defining moment. This seismic shift has sent shock waves through the British capitalist establishment. Below is a statement which was first published […]

Canada: Parliament Hill Shooting is a Symptom of a Rotten System

Ottawa was rocked on Wednesday by news that a lone gunman shot, and killed, a Canadian Forces reservist on Parliament Hill, before storming Parliament itself. This attack came just two days after a similar incident […]

Mexico: Anger Over Kidnapped Students Nears Boiling Point

Yesterday hundreds of thousands marched in Mexico city and tens of thousands more in dozens of other cities across Mexico to protest at the kidnaping of 43 teacher students from Ayotzinapa. They were clear in […]

Mexico: Huge Movement of Polytechnic Students Reveals Deep Malaise of Youth

It is now a month since the beginning of the movement of students at the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) in Mexico. This is a huge movement involving tens of thousands of students in dozens of […]

IMT Statement: Kobane Threatened with Massacre—Fight Imperialism! Defend the Kurds!

The forces of ISIS are closing in on the besieged town of Kobane on the Turkish-Syrian border. Thousands of terrified Kurds have fled to Turkey in a desperate attempt to bring supplies and reinforcements, but […]

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Afghanistan: Democracy Under Imperialist Bayonets

The final round of the presidential elections in Afghanistan, and the “deal” between the two “front runners”, on September 21, was so feeble, and the outcome so rotten, that even bourgeois analysts and reporters had […]

Lessons of the Scottish Referendum

The referendum campaign in Scotland is over. Now in the cold light of day it is necessary to draw all the conclusions. The first and most important is that this represents a decisive turning-point in […]