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Coronavirus: Working-Class Internationalism as an Antidote to the Crisis

The coronavirus crisis and the global recession are exacerbating the reactionary nationalism of the imperialist states. The spirit of Donald Trump’s “America first” policy seems to have spread like a virus. On the other hand, the world working class is the only social force that can provide a progressive way out of this crisis, reorganizing production under workers’ control and deepening internationalism.

The EU Is Leaving Italy to Die

The European Union is leaving the people of Italy to die as the country faces the most serious outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic Europe has seen so far. The EU’s only concern is stabilizing world markets and protecting capitalist profits --- it doesn’t care about protecting the lives of the millions of people who live and work in Europe.

Madeleine Freeman

March 19, 2020

The European Union Supports the Coup in Bolivia

The European Union has recognized the self-proclaimed President of Bolivia, Jeanine Añez. For its part, the European Parliament refuses to describe the civic-military putsch as a "coup."

For the Defense of Rojava Against the Turkish Invasion! Imperialism Out of the Region!

On October 9, the Turkish army began to march across the Syrian-Kurdish border, alongside jihadist militias. With the agreement of its NATO allies, Turkey seeks to expel the Kurds from the border region. We defend the self-determination of the Kurdish nation against the Turkish invasion and demand the expulsion of imperialism and other powers from the region. A statement by the Trotskyist Fraction—Fourth International (FT-CI) in Europe.

After May: Whither Brexit?

The successful Leave campaign and the failure to negotiate an acceptable framework for Brexit have precipitated a crisis among Britain's political elites that threatens the very foundation of British politics.

Claudia Cinatti

June 6, 2019

The Yellow Vests and the European Elections

Elections to the European Parliament will take place on May 26. In France, protests by the Yellow Vests continue and the government of Macron is in a profound crisis. Revolutionary socialists are calling for a critical vote for Lutte Ouvrière (Workers’ Struggle). We publish a call from our sister site Révolution Permanente.

Left Voice

April 26, 2019

Migrants Held in Limbo in Bosnia, Violence at the Gates of Europe

With the former "Balkan route" closed, more and more refugees are trying to make their way into the EU via Albania, Montenegro and Bosnia.

Joshua Evangelista

November 12, 2018

Should Socialists Get Behind the Scottish Independence Movement?

By far the biggest political issue in Scotland right now is the question of independence from the United Kingdom—the political entity made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Natasha Drake

July 20, 2018

Who Won the Battle of Hamburg?

On Saturday, up to 100,000 people took to the streets of Hamburg, Germany, to protest against the G20 summit under the motto "solidarity without borders." This was the culmination of a full week of protests.

Nathaniel Flakin

July 10, 2017