Left wing communism

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Movaut (Brazil) – Beyond the Elections

            We are in an election period and, once again, we watch the old catchphrases resuming to look new. Each election looks a lot like the previous one, changing only a few specificities – this is explained by the lack…

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David Adam: The Growth of Communism and the Growth of Potatoes

A critique of Dauvé’s Eclipse and Re-emergence Paper delivered at “Forty Years of Communization Theory: Dauvé’s Eclipse and Re- emergence,” The Public School Los Angeles, May 3, 2015 Communisation theory sees any Marxist “period of transition” as “inherently counter- revolutionary.”…

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Tasks and Characteristics of the New Party

First English translation from Dutch of an important text by Communistenbond ‘Spartacus’ (1945) The structural change of capitalism requires an analysis of the role and nature of the party 1. Today’s critique of the old parties is not just a critique…

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Turkey at the center of local wars

The following article shows how Turkey is at the center of local wars, balancing forces between Moscow and NATO. It can contribute to an understanding of how “The imperialism of Turkish capital presents a strategy and leadership that (…) presses,…

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How local wars finally lead to WW3, and how to stop it

The Azerbaijan-Armenia war, the momentarily halted conflict in Lybia, the continued tensions in the Middle East and in the Chinese Sea – to mention the most important – ask for an analysis on the basis of the balance of forces…

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Do democracy and dictatorship exclude or supplement each other?

A critique of Davis, ‘The Road to Anti-State, Anti-market Socialism ‘ On the 10th of June, in “Defund the police” or what? we looked back on the turn the movement of protest and riots against police repression in the USA…

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On the economics of the “Corona Pandemic”

What happens when a real economic crisis meets a fictitious economic crisis? Hermann Lueer GREAT DEPRESSION 2.0 ARGUMENTS AGAINST CAPITALISM 157 pages Real economic crises, in which a natural catastrophe destroys a large part of the means of production and…

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Critique of an ‘appeal by belorussian trade unionists’.

On an appeal by Belarusian trade unionists to «communists and leftists (sic) from all over the world». Following the article by “Battaglia comunista”, whose translation in French we gave [see English version: Belarus: Between Imperialist Feuds and Class Movements]*, and…

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What support for striking workers?

STS and the Bath Iron Works’ strike At this site, I have commented on several initiatives at Facebook that call themselves council communist. 1 Looking back at the experiences of these efforts to publish, to discuss, or to be active…

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The fatal myth of the bourgeois revolution in Russia

A critique of Wagner’s ‘Theses on Bolshevism’ [1] Contents Wagner’s retrospective analysis. But what result? Was the schema of the bourgeois revolution applicable to Russia? The ‘unimportant’ proletarian internationalism of the Bolsheviks State and state capitalism: mistakes or truths that…

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Brasil: a promising initiative

Recently our attention was drawn to a new theoretical-historical website in the Portuguese language: Crítica Desapiedada. If we understood well, this means “Unapologetic criticism”. The subtitle reads “the weapon of criticism for the radical transformation of society!”. Below you can…

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Wild cat strike and a workers ‘ revolt in the Amur region in Russia

From a comrade, I received the following information.Following his text, I propose solidarity actions. Workers in the Amur region destroyed the office of a company that is building a gas processing plant for Gazprom. Several dozen builders broke into the…

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