Wednesday, 21 April 2021

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React against fear, the chaos in society and healthcare, more intense exploitation and growing state repression

  • Published: Monday, 19 April 2021 20:01

Over all these months, workers in every country have experienced at their own cost the disastrous effects of the survival of the capitalist mode of production, which has for some time now reached the end of its historical deadline.  The 2008 crisis, never resolved, had already resulted in authentic social massacre: unemployment, increasingly precarious jobs, intensification of exploitation, massive forced emigration, destruction of natural resources - all in the name of a desperate search for profit to stem the tendential fall of its average rate. 

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A hundred years after the foundation in Leghorn of the Communist Party of Italy. A Section of the Communist International.

  • Published: Sunday, 21 February 2021 22:08

The war for revolution and a class dictatorship continues without respite. Work on organizing the party of the international communist revolution proceeds incessantly

Of that far-off and fatal January 1921 we shall read, see, hear accounts, reconstructions, judgements, every shade of opinion of every sort.  They all share the unconfessed and unconfessable fear that on the scenario of contemporary and future events, we may see the reappearance of the economic, social and political conditions that made it necessary to organize our class into that Party of the World Communist Revolution, of which the party founded in Leghorn was the Italian section.

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Solidarity with the Venezuelan proletariat against all patriotic and nationalist temptations

  • Published: Wednesday, 06 February 2019 18:12

We communists are not indifferent towards the events in Venezuela, just as we are not indifferent to the social and political effects of the capitalist economy’s structural crisis, which drags on and becomes more and more profound, upsetting bourgeois alliances and alignments and aggravating the living and working conditions of the proletariat all over the world.

But our point of reference is and remains precisely that – the international proletariat, and its immediate and future interests. This is why we vigorously express our active solidarity with the Venezuelan proletarians, under attack from all quarters: by US imperialism, by the national bourgeoisie in all its various disguises (“régime” and “opposition”), by European imperialisms, as well as Chinese, Russian, and Turkish – all so many vultures hovering overhead.

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Black anger makes the crumbling pillars of bourgeois and democratic “civilization” tremble

  • Published: Thursday, 30 July 2020 20:37

Between 11 and 16 August 1965, an authentic rebellion took place in the black ghetto of Watts in Los Angeles, California. The Afro-American population, already exasperated by widespread poverty and growing unemployment, by constant repression and miserable living conditions, rose up against the umpteenth case of police brutality.  By the end of the revolt 34 deaths were counted, all caused by the forces of "law and order" and the National Guard.  It was one of the most serious episodes, after the one in Harlem in 1943 and before those following the savage beating of Rodney King in Los Angeles in 1992. Our party immediately published the following article, which we dedicate to all those proletarians who came out onto the streets and into squares throughout the United States to demonstrate their anger and will to fight back after the murder of George Floyd on 25 May last.  

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The “yellow vests”: a people’s revolt short of breath, a long wave of people’s illusion

  • Published: Wednesday, 06 February 2019 18:10

“Of all the classes that stand face to face with the bourgeoisie today, the proletariat alone is a really revolutionary class. The other classes decay and finally disappear in the face of Modern Industry; the proletariat is its special and essential product. The lower middle class, the small manufacturer, the shopkeeper, the artisan, the peasant, all these fight against the bourgeoisie, to save from extinction their existence as fractions of the middle class. They are therefore not revolutionary, but conservative. Nay more, they are reactionary, for they try to roll back the wheel of history. If by chance, they are revolutionary, they are only so in view of their impending transfer into the proletariat; they thus defend not their present, but their future interests, they desert their own standpoint to place themselves at that of the proletariat”.

                                                                                                                                                                                The Communist Manifesto (1848)

Today. Great surprise has been caused by the so-called “gilets jaunes movement” (the yellow vests), arising in France in mid November, apparently out of nothing, and, reaching its peak at the beginning of December, subsequently losing momentum and potential for mobilization after the Government concessions of 10 December.

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