Anyone who participated in the 300,000 strong demonstration against the G8 summit in Genoa on 21 July this year will look back on it as an historic day – a high point. After it, nothing […]
Throughout Europe the clashes around the Gothenburg EU summit have been utilised to unleash a propaganda barrage against the growing anti-capitalist movement in general and socialists in particular. Completely wild and undefined accusations of being […]
On the one hand Bush and the bosses’ EU and on the other thousands of demonstrators. The battle lines are drawn in Gothenburg. The EU is a capitalist bloc formed by multinationals in Europe and […]
TENS OF thousands demonstrated against US president George W. Bush and the summit of the European Union (EU) in Gothenburg, Sweden, 14-16 June.
With the collapse of Stalinism in the former-USSR, and the removal of the threat of Soviet-backed regimes coming to power in the colonial and ex-colonial world, Islamic fundamentalism has replaced ‘communism’ in the demonology of […]
Sixty years ago, the dictator Stalin orchestrated the murder of Leon Trotsky, exiled and isolated in Mexico. Stalin was motivated not merely by personal rivalry and malice but by the ruling bureaucracy’s need to crush […]
SIXTY YEARS AGO this August, Stalin’s hit man, Raymond Mercader, murdered the greatest living revolutionary of that time, Leon Trotsky. It was not just the Trotskyists who felt the terrible blow of his death but […]
This is an update on the world economy, a brief supplement to the CWI statement "Crisis of global capitalism", dated February 1998.