Sweden: “Scandinavian Socialism” or a Bosses’ Paradise?

Sweden is often presented as a model of class collaboration, stability, and a robust welfare state. The truth is that it is one of the most unequal countries in the world.

What Happened to the Chilean Revolution?

In September 1970, Salvador Allende was elected President of Chile, initiating the so-called “Chilean road to socialism.” Three years later, Augusto Pinochet launched a military coup against Allende and made himself Chile’s bloody capitalist dictator.

Solidarity with the Spanish Communist Youth! No to Bureaucratic Expulsions!

The IMT expresses its solidarity with the comrades of the leadership of the Union of Communist Youth of Spain, who have been bureaucratically expelled by the majority of the Central Committee of the Communist Party.

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 […]

The Frankfurt School’s Academic “Marxism”: “Organized Hypocrisy”

In the 1960s, especially in radical student circles, there were many fanciful ideas floating around that “neo-capitalism” had evolved ways of avoiding capitalist crisis. These were the pseudo-Marxist ideas of the so-called Frankfurt School.

Brazil: The First 100 Days of the Lula-Alckmin Government

Bolsonaro and his supporters have gone nowhere—even if they have been weakened—and the government of Lula and Vice President Geraldo Alckmin is pursuing a policy of unity with the bourgeoisie.

Michael Harrington: Theoretician of American Reformism

Michael Harrington’s ideas continue to have wide influence, but his American variant of reformism is a political dead end.

Britain: Communists, Trade Unions, and the Anglo-Russian Committee

On May 4, 1926 a general strike began in Britain. But after nine inspiring days, the strike was betrayed by the trade union leaders, who were given a left cover by the Stalinists.

A Lot of Talk about Nothing: “Left Narratives” or Class Struggle?

Many on the left have put forward the idea that “the left needs a new narrative.” What is the substance behind this idea? Playing around with words is no substitute for class struggle.

Gazte Topagune Sozialista: Communist Ideas on the Rise in the Basque Country

Resolute communist idea are reverberating with the Basque youth. The road ahead will be hard, but revolutionary optimism is the order of the day!

Colombia: Gustavo Petro Wins First Round of the Presidential Election

Gustavo Petro led the first round of the Colombian presidential election with an astonishing 8.5 million votes. Three long weeks now loom for those fighting for change in Colombia.