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The crisis of capitalism and the prospects for revolutionaries

In only a few months, the financial crisis which began with the collapse of the real estate boom and the U.S. credit crunch has become one of the worst crises of the capitalist economy since the 1929 Wall Street crash and the subsequent Great Depression of the 1930s. The measures taken by the capitalist states […]

Left Voice

March 6, 2009

The First European Government to Collapse as a Result of the Economic Crisis

Last January 26th, amidst mass mobilizations and the economic collapse, the Icelandic government resigned. The government was lead by the right wing Independence Party conservative prime minister Gier H. Haarde, who governed in coalition with the Alliance Social Democratic, formed in May 2007. Since October 2008, when the economic crisis exploded in this little European […]

Left Voice

February 20, 2009

End the Zionist massacre in Gaza!

By placing on both the oppressors and the oppressed the same level, the imperialist countries and the UN are actually supporting the slaughter perpetrated by the Zionist state. On the night of December 27th, the Israeli air force unleashed Operation Cast Lead, one of the most criminal ever, and the worst since 1967. The victims […]

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January 5, 2009

The crisis and the wars brought Obama’s election victory

On November 4, Barack Obama was elected President of the United States, with the significance of being the first African American to achieve that. The Democratic candidate attained an ample victory (bigger in the difference of electors than in the percentage of the popular vote) over the Republican McCain-Palin ticket, and his party obtained a […]

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November 12, 2008

The US economy, closer to the abyss

Orginally published October 2, 2008 At press time, the US Senate was voting in favor, by 74 votes to 25, of the so-called Paulson Plan, which uses a sum of $700 billion dollars to rescue the banking system. This approval by the Senate attempts to respond to the political crisis begun on September 29, when […]

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October 7, 2008

The US on the verge of the crash

Originally published on September 18, 2008 Maybe the rescue will be successful, it cannot be ruled out. The US authorities and the central banks of the whole world are doing the impossible, although they are dragged down by events. But never since the crisis of 1929 has the US economy been so close to the […]

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October 2, 2008

The French May 1968

Forty years have passed since the French May, and visions that present the events merely as a “student revolt” or a “cultural rebellion” are multiplying. Daniel Cohn-Bendit himself, a student leader of those days, in his capacity as a Deputy of the European Parliament now maintains that “the revolt had as its aim confronting the […]

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May 26, 2008

First National Conference of the JIR-FT

The Juventud de Izquierda Revolucionaria, – Fracción Trotskista (JIR-FT) will hold its First National Conference by the end of May. After recent years in the fight to develop a revolutionary workers’ and socialist tendency, the Juventud de Izquierda Revoluionaria is entering a new phase of construction. Alongside workers from different factories of the country, like […]

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May 20, 2008

After five years of war

The neo-conservative disaster of the occupation of Iraq March 20 this year marked five years since the beginning of the war and occupation of Iraq. US President George Bush recalled this anniversary with a speech in front of military personnel, in which he stated that this was a “noble, necessary and just war” and emphasized […]

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April 26, 2008

The murder of Bhutto weakens a key US ally

The news of the murder of Benazir Bhutto last December 27 was spread like a trail of gunpowder in the country, almost more rapidly than the first communiqués from international press agencies. When the fatal shots at the former Prime Minister and leader of the Pakistan People’s Party, who was favored in the elections scheduled […]

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February 10, 2008