Rishi Sunak: Banker to the Rescue of a Declining Empire
The United Kingdom has appointed its third prime minister in just two months, and the Conservative Party establishment seems to have regained control.
Claudia CinattiOctober 26, 2022
Three Years After the Chilean Rebellion, President Boric Says It Was the Protestors Who Engaged in ‘Violent Behavior’
In a statement commemorating the three-year anniversary of the Chilean rebellion, Boric echoed the rhetoric used by the Right, criminalizing those who took part in the uprising. Meanwhile, his government has continued the persecution of political prisoners while protecting the police forces that carried out severe human rights violations.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaOctober 25, 2022
Crisis in the UK Regime: From a Summer to a Winter of Discontent?
Facing deep political and economic turmoil, Prime Minister Liz Truss has resigned after just 45 days in office. This new crisis comes as workers across the UK are preparing for a new wave of strikes against the rising cost of living.
Sou MiOctober 23, 2022
France: Oil Workers’ Strike Turns the Country Upside Down, Opens a Breach for the Workers’ Movement
As a monthlong strike in French oil refineries shakes the country, a political crisis is on its way to unleashing a major social crisis, one in which new sectors could join the oil workers and unleash open-ended strikes for wage increases.
Arthur NicolaOctober 21, 2022
The “Logic of Escalation” and the War in Ukraine’s Multiple Fronts
After months of relative stagnation, recent events in the war in Ukraine have changed the dynamics and quickened the conflict’s pace — but not enough to end it. The Ukraine/NATO side is in no position to concede, but neither is Russia, which is far from having been defeated and places its hopes in the deepening fissures between the Western front backing Ukraine.
Claudia CinattiOctober 20, 2022
Hands Off Haiti, and Down with the IMF: Political Declaration of the Trotskyist Fraction–Fourth International
We republish the statement of the Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth International (FT-CI) against the U.S. and UN preparation for a new military intervention in Haiti.
Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth InternationalOctober 17, 2022
South African Logistics Workers Strike against Inflation
South African port and freight-rail workers are on strike, using their strategic power to fight the rising cost of living. This can offer important lessons for other logistics workers who are organizing strikes.
Sam CarlinerOctober 12, 2022
The Night of Tlatelolco: 52 Years Since Students Were Massacred for Protesting Police Brutality
On October 2, 1968, just 10 days before the Olympic Games were to be held in Mexico City, students were massacred thanks to an anti-fascist law approved by its “revolutionary” government. The scars of the Tlatelolco massacre will forever remind the students of the importance of organizing against repression and police brutality.
Óscar FernándezOctober 12, 2022
As Haitians Rise Up, Prime Minister Henry Requests Foreign Intervention
With thousands of Haitians in the streets for weeks calling for Prime Minister Ariel Henry’s resignation, the U.S.-backed regime is requesting foreign intervention. The international working class must show solidarity with Haiti and all nations rising up against austerity and imperialism.
Sam CarlinerOctober 10, 2022