Argentina: Hundreds of Thousands on the Streets in Nationwide Strike against Milei’s Shock Plan

1.5 million people marched in Argentina to reject Javier Milei’s Necessity and Urgency Decree, which represents an all-out assault on workers’ rights and conditions.

Venezuela-Guyana Conflict over Essequibo: For an Internationalist Position!

The escalating conflict between Venezuela and Guyana over Essequibo has deeply reactionary implications for both peoples. It is imperative that communists adopt an internationalist position.

Argentina: Far-Right Milei Victory Reveals Crisis of Bourgeois Regime

Far-right candidate Javier Milei has won the presidential run-off election in Argentina with almost 56% of the vote, beating Peronist candidate Massa, the country’s outgoing Finance Minister who had renewed a deal with the IMF.

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.

Supreme Court Approves Assault on Communist Party of Venezuela

Lucha de Clases expresses its firm opposition to the recent attack on the Communist Party of Venezuela. Our answer will be more struggle and organization!

Argentina: Jujuy Rising a Prelude to an Outbreak of Class Struggle

The last few weeks in Argentina have seen an increase in the struggle of workers, particularly teachers and healthcare workers. This movement has reached the most acute proportions in the provinces of Salta and Jujuy.

Latin America’s Second “Progressive Wave”: First as Tragedy, Then as Farce

Recent elections have led to increased noise in both the media and left-wing circles about a second “pink tide” in Latin America. It is necessary to examine the character of that first wave and the […]

Against “Neoliberalism” or Capitalism? The Final Year of AMLO’s Government in Mexico

The government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador is approaching its final year. In order to substantially improve the living conditions of the Mexican masses, it is necessary to upend the balance of power in society.

Ecuador Elections: Banker Lasso Bets Big and Loses

Ecuadorians went to the polls February 5 for municipal elections and to vote in an eight-question referendum called by the banker-president Guillermo Lasso. Lasso’s party came out of the municipal elections completely defeated.

Capitalism’s Blood-Soaked Ascent: New IDOM Issue Out Now!

The feature article in the latest edition of In Defence of Marxism takes on the Spanish Conquest of the Americas, which far from a “meeting of cultures,” was a bloody affair resulting in the extermination of […]

Peru: Oligarchy Launches Coup against Pedro Castillo

The political crisis has accelerated in Peru. President Castillo decreed the closing down of Congress, but was swiftly arrested by police. Congress then proclaimed his vice president as the new president.

Peru: An Urgent Call for Mobilization in the Streets to Stop the Right Wing

The Peruvian oligarchy has removed Castillo, despite his promises to maintain the bourgeois constitutional regime. Peruvians must demonstrate that true power comes from the fist of the working class and poor peasants.