class struggle

New Year, Same Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has left the entire working class living with a new level of uncertainty. There have now been cases reported on every continent after researchers and military personnel on Antarctica recently reported their first cases.

Il programma socialista : principi fondamentali del socialismo

Il programma socialista : principi fondamentali del socialismo

We disagree with their electoralism but reproduce this text for reference.
Italian translation of The Class Struggle (Erfurt Program) by Karl Kautsky (1892).

Coronavirus - Axe Falls on the Working Class

Capitalism’s continuous plunder and destruction of the natural environment is forcing animals such as bats, rodents and other small creatures into our cities. They bring their diseases with them and pass them on to humans. We have no immunity to these new viruses and the result is epidemics like SARS, MERS and the present pandemic Covid-19. Capitalism is the real mother of the virus!

Capitalism and its States against the Working Class, once again on the Front Line just as in the World Wars

Article from Bilan et Perspectives #19, magazine of our French comrades.

Class War 11/2020: Capitalism Kills

CLASS WAR's new bulleytin:
Class struggle in times of Plague Inc.
Weeks and Months that Shook the World
“War against the virus” is the continuation of the permanent war waged against us
https://www.autistici.org/tridnivalka/class-war-11-2020-capitalism-kills/
http://www.autistici.org/tridnivalka/wp-content/uploads/class_war_11-2020-en.pdf

A Class Compass in the Covid Crisis

The crisis, which has been developing since the start of 2020, opens up new and unprecedented scenarios in class confrontations. For revolutionaries it is essential to clarify some basic points about the current period which are as original in form as they are classical in substance.

A response to the CWO review of 'Class Power on Zero-Hours'

Workers' Strikes in Iran: A New Wave of Struggle

In December 2018 we wrote an an article entitled Workers' Strikes in Iran: This Time it is Different about the end of the magnificent strikes and demonstrations of the Haft Tapeh sugarcane factory workers. The promises which were made to the workers then were once again broken, and when they had not been paid since March 2020 they resumed their strike on 15 June. As we write they have now been on strike for over 2 months.

Why the Working Class is Key

Some may wonder why we keep harping on about the working class. Let’s briefly explain…

Pandemic Politics in the UK

In the UK, the coronavirus crisis has brutally exposed the significance of the endless cuts to the NHS as well as the incompetence of the Johnson government. From failure to organise protective equipment for medical staff to the catastrophic decision to return elderly COVID-19 patients to care-homes, the shambles of the bespoke track-and-trace scheme and shipwreck of the scheme to re-open schools in England, the government has lurched from fiasco to debacle.