International / marxism

IMPERIALISM, THE HIGHEST STAGE OF CAPITALISM- Study Guide

  IMPERIALISM, THE HIGHEST STAGE OF CAPITALISM: Class 1   READINGA.   Anti-imperialist Struggle is Key to Liberation, Leon Trotsky B. Lenin, Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism, Sections I- VII [66 pages]   DISCUSSION POINTS Why does capitalist competition inevitably lead to the formation of monopolies? What does Lenin mean when he says that capitalist monopolies are … Continue reading

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Israel, Palestine, Anti-Semitism and the US Left

Israel, Palestine, Anti-Semitism and the US Left Once the flagship of US Trotskyism, the US Socialist Workers Party is reduced to a rubber life raft of derailed sectarianism. The SWP was for decades a proponent of the liberation of the Palestinian people, but in recent years has changed to a position that can only be … Continue reading

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Clinton Backing of Netanyahu and Record on Honduras Illustrates Her Foreign Policy

Clinton Backing of Netanyahu and Record on Honduras Illustrates Her Foreign Policy By Barry Sheppard   At the recent meeting of the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the three remaining Republican presidential candidates and Democratic Candidate Hillary Clinton vied to be seen as the most pro-Israel and pro-Netanyahu.   AIPAC is the powerful lobby … Continue reading

International / Palestine Solidarity / Uncategorized

Embrace the Intifada! Grant your legitimation to my Glorious Palestinian Brothers!

Answer the Clarion Call: To the International Socialist Movement from renowned anti-zionist activist and voice of conscience Tikva Honig-Parnass: “Embrace the Intifada!  Grant your legitimation to my Glorious Palestinian Brothers!” More than a month has passed since the outburst of the current Intifada. During the first two weeks it was carried out by the youth … Continue reading

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Can “Leftists” Support Imperialist Intervention?

Can “Leftists” Support Imperialist Intervention? Jay Leslie Strangely fitting that International Viewpoint should publish the article, Why Danish leftists supported military aid to Iraq, so close to the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War One. In August, the Red-Green Alliance (RGA) parliamentary group voted to support the use of a Danish military air … Continue reading

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Palestine: Gaza Remains a Giant Holding Cell

Palestine: Gaza Remains a Giant Holding Cell [reprinted from Issue No. 318 (Sept. 10, 2014) of Informations Ouvrières (Labor News), the weekly newspaper of the Independent Workers Party of France. The translation is by The Organizer newspaper.] Since the end of the Israeli bombings of Gaza in late August, the media have been silent on … Continue reading