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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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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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A new council communist discussion group at Facebook

At Facebook a new discussion group appeared under the name Council Communism and Class Autonomy. We welcome this initiative by publishing the more political parts of its Statutes. “GENERAL OBJECTIVES OF THIS DISCUSSION GROUP This is a international and multilingual…

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Trotskyist “council communism”? A warning

After the publication of my critical article Council communists of the world, organize (the workers, or yourselves?), I have been confirmed in the suspicion that one or more left-wing bourgeois groups are hiding behind council communism on Facebook to engage…

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The contagion of the revolt is spreading…

Revolts everywhere! International statement by Proletarios Internacionalistas Since we published our previous text at the end of March, the unfolding of events has only further confirmed what we had there denounced: the war against the coronavirus is a war against…

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The Fate of the Class Struggle in Iraq

In order to define our tasks, we must above all draw conclusions from the lessons and experiences of the class struggle of our time. The purpose is to share and use knowledge derived from experiences outcomes from the real class…

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Riots at Curacao (Caribbean)

The proletariat at the island of Curaçao (one of the former Dutch Antillean Islands) is hard hit by the recession and the lockdown measures (Covid pandemic). This is true for the region of the Caribbean as a whole, where the…

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“Defund the police” or what?

Defund the police has been the most important slogan in the last week. The mayors of Los Angeles and San Francisco have announced to cut the Police Department’s budget. In Minneapolis, a majority of the City Council pledged to dismantle its Police…

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Invitation to discuss Wagners ‘Theses on Bolshevism’

English / German / Dutch English Theses on Bolshevism, written in 1933 by Wagner, has been one of the most influential texts on the revolution in Russia amongst councils communists. More that 100 years later, this revolution still is a…

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What we learn from the coronavirus pandemic

To Dutch language translation LESSON ONE The first lesson is that the capitalist system is incapable of leading us through the crisis today and those to come. It is not just that most of our government leaders are craven bastards,…

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