The strikes in Britain signify a real break from the years of retreat which began in the 1980s
Storm damage from 150mph winds in Florida
In the first half of 2022, as in so many of the previous years, the planet was plagued by numerous wildfires, catastrophic flooding, tropical storms and unprecedented heat waves. The increase of temperature has considerably exacerbated the risk of extreme weather disasters. The scale of destruction it implies is terrifying: it reveals the acceleration of the decomposition of capitalism.
A brief statement on the need for working class independence faced with the elections in Brazil
In July, the ICC received a contribution that gives an appreciation of the online meeting on the war in Ukraine and the responsibilities of revolutionaries of 2 July 2022. We wholeheartedly welcome this contribution which gives a very good picture one of the most important disagreements that were raised during this meeting
Statement by the Internationalist Voice group about the widespread protests over the police murder of a young woman in Iran for breaking the regime's "hijab rules".
The war in Ukraine has produced major divisions in a group which, in the past, has defended internationalist positions.
The death of the Queen has given rise to a relentless ideological campaign aimed at shoring up the present system and hiding its class divisions
To begin this presentation, we would first like to go over the causes of this war, which we have already developed in our previous public meetings and in our press:
- the United States wants to maintain and revive its role as the leading power in the world;
- this is why they tricked Russia into invading Ukraine, saying that in case of invasion they would not intervene;
-following the invasion, they have unleashed a campaign to support Ukraine by forcing European countries to line up behind them;
All the reporters and commentators are referring to the current strikes as the biggest working class action in Britain for decades; only the huge strikes of 1979 produced a bigger and more widespread movement. Action on this scale in a country as large as Britain is not only significant locally, it is an event of international importance, a message to the exploited of every country. A full article and international leaflet in pdf form is available here. We encourage our readers to print out copies and distribute them wherever possible.
We publish here a response from an ICC sympathiser in Belgium to the correspondence among groups of the communist left regarding the joint statement on the Ukraine war signed by several groups.
A response to the contribution Explanation of the amendments by comrade Steinklopfer rejected by the Congress.
The ICC will be holding online public meetings in English to discuss the acceleration of capitalist barbarism, demonstrated by the war in Ukraine as well as by the deepening world economic crisis and the worsening effects of climate change. In considering the response of the international working class, we will pay particular attention to the important workers’ struggles now taking place in Britain.
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A new series which develops our critique of the so-called “communisation” tendency and its claims to have gone beyond marxism and the communist left.
An exchange of correspondence between the groups of the communist left regarding the need for a joint statement against the imperialist war in Ukraine.
An analysis of the situation of the world working class faced with the war in Ukraine and the acceleration of capitalist decomposition.
In the wake of the Ukraine war, a new text updating our analysis of the growth of militarism in the final phase of capitalist decadence.
Britain’s proximity to the USA’s policy on the Ukraine war has brought some short-term gains but also threatens bigger problems in the future.
No one will have been surprised that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson finally announced his resignation. But the essential problem for the British bourgeoisie is not Johnson, but the fact that the Conservative Party has been increasingly eaten away by populism