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France: Primaries on the right and on the left

The following article was first published as the editorial of workplace bulletins distributed by members of L’Etincelle (The Spark) faction in France.
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By |September 25th, 2016|France|Comments Off

France: Back to the class struggle

The following article was first published as the editorial of workplace bulletins distributed by members of L’Etincelle (The Spark) faction in France.
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By |September 15th, 2016|France|Comments Off

France: With the migrants in Calais!

The following article was first published as the editorial of workplace bulletins distributed by members of L’Etincelle (The Spark) faction in France.
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By |September 14th, 2016|France|Comments Off

USA: The Elections – The System Exposed

The following article was first published on the Revolutionary Workers Group site on August 22nd 2016. (more…)

By |September 11th, 2016|North America|Comments Off

Keith Vaz and the Salman Rushdie affair

Yesterday Keith Vaz, the first Asian MP since the Communist Shapurji Saklatvala lost his seat in 1929, resigned as chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee. This followed allegations in a Sunday tabloid newspaper that he had paid male prostitutes for their services and even offered to pay for any cocaine they might want to use.
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By |September 7th, 2016|Britain, International|Comments Off

‘Peace dividend’ for Iranian workers?

For many decades the Iranian regime has justified its repression of workers’ rights (as well as women, national and religious minorities, the youth, the disabled, LGBTQ people, writers, artists and the vast majority of the population) because of war, military skirmishes, diplomatic disputes and so on. (more…)

By |September 5th, 2016|Iran, Political Analysis, Workers' Struggles|Comments Off

The Olympics: Another Game Run By and For the Rich

The following article was first published on the Speak Out Now! site on August 8th 2016.

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By |August 31st, 2016|International|Comments Off

The ‘coup’, the concept of socialism and the class nature of the Soviet Union

The following article was first published in 1991. We are re-publishing it on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the ‘coup’ against Gorbachev.

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Britain: English inner-city powder kegs go up in flames

The following article was first published in August 2011. During the five years ago since the riots in England’s inner cities no significant improvements have been made in reducing the social divisions that led to the events of that summer.

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By |August 9th, 2016|Austerity, Britain|Comments Off

Iranian regime considers unleashing capitalist exploitation in Free and Special Economic Zones

The Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) is considering expanding the Free and Special Economic Zones and to exclude workers in them from its Labour Code’s limited safeguards.

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By |August 3rd, 2016|Iran, Political Analysis|Comments Off