PFLP statement on the 50th anniversary of the June defeat: struggle to confront Zionism and imperialism

June 5 marks 50 years since the defeat of 1967, which had among its most prominent results, the completion of the occupation of the rest of Palestine, as well as the Syrian Golan Heights and the Egyptian Sinai. This occasion deepened the concept of defeat and its implication in Arab thought and practice and hasContinue reading “PFLP statement on the 50th anniversary of the June defeat: struggle to confront Zionism and imperialism”

Party of Labour of Iran (Toufan): Condemn the ISIS (Daesh) Criminal and Terrorist Attacks in Tehran, Iran!

On Wednesday June 7, 2017, three men entered the visiting section of the Parliament (Majles) and opened fire on the security guards. A few minutes later, media reported on two suicide bombers in the Khomeni’s mausoleum in southern Tehran. According to the official reports, 12 people were killed and more than 40 were injured. TheContinue reading “Party of Labour of Iran (Toufan): Condemn the ISIS (Daesh) Criminal and Terrorist Attacks in Tehran, Iran!”

Workers’ Party of Tunisia Statement on the Terrorist Attacks in Iran

The organization “Da’ash,” this morning, three terrorist attacks in Iran targeted the headquarters of the Parliament in Tehran and the shrine of Imam Khomeini. The attacks killed 12 people and wounded dozens. The Workers’ Party of Tunisia , and from its principled position against terrorism: 1. Condemns these criminal attacks and expresses its solidarity withContinue reading “Workers’ Party of Tunisia Statement on the Terrorist Attacks in Iran”

Grover Furr: New Light On Old Stories About Marshal Tukhachevskii: Some Documents Reconsidered

Grover Furr  Montclair State University  Originally published in RUSSIAN HISTORY/HISTOIRE RUSSE, 13, Nos 2-3 (Summer-Fall 1986), 293-308.  The innocence of Marshal Tukhachevskii and the other military commanders condemned with him in 1937 has become firmly accepted by both Soviet and Western historians. [1] The current scholarly consensus also includes the view that “the nazi secretContinue reading “Grover Furr: New Light On Old Stories About Marshal Tukhachevskii: Some Documents Reconsidered”

Communist Party Alliance: Bourgeois Democracy and Proletarian Democracy

A talk given to the Stalin Society on 24th July 2005 By Wilf Dixon This title embraces far more than I realised when I first thought to suggest making it the subject of a talk here at the Stalin Society. As communists we have a responsibility to explain to workers, class conscious youth and allContinue reading “Communist Party Alliance: Bourgeois Democracy and Proletarian Democracy”

The Berlin Wall: Another Cold War Myth

by WILLIAM BLUM November 9 will mark the 25th anniversary of the tearing down of the Berlin Wall. The extravagant hoopla began months ago in Berlin. In the United States we can expect all the Cold War clichés about The Free World vs. Communist Tyranny to be trotted out and the simple tale of how the wallContinue reading “The Berlin Wall: Another Cold War Myth”

The Party of Labour of Iran (Toufan) boycotts the farce presidential elections in Iran

The twelfth Presidential election in Iran is going to be held on May 19, 2017. This is a farce election. Neither women, half of the Iran’s population, nor the religious minorities, no need to mention the communists and the opposition forces, have the right to presidential candidacy, The preconditions for fair and free elections doContinue reading “The Party of Labour of Iran (Toufan) boycotts the farce presidential elections in Iran”

Soviet Democracy and Bourgeois Democracy

This pamphlet is a translation of an essay published in the symposium Soviet Socialist Society prepared by the Institute of Philosophy of the Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R. and published by the Gospolitizdat, Moscow 1949. The question of democracy, of how it is to be correctly understood, of the fundamental distinction between Soviet socialistContinue reading “Soviet Democracy and Bourgeois Democracy”

Georgi Dimitrov to Stalin on the Question of “Social-Fascism”

Dimitrov to Stalin, 1 July 1934. Original in Russian. Type-written, with handwritten comments by Stalin. 1.7.34 From C. Dimitrov Dear Com. Stalin! The enclosed draft outline of [my] speech shows how I see the essence of the speech regarding the 2nd point of the agenda of the congress. In addition, I would like to raiseContinue reading “Georgi Dimitrov to Stalin on the Question of “Social-Fascism””

Communist Party of the Workers of France (PCOF): Our Position for the Second Round of the Presidential Elections

(Machine Translation from French) The long campaign for the first round of the presidential elections ended with the qualification of E Macron and M Le Pen. Despite the strong injunction to go vote, abstention is 20%. In this figure, there are those who wanted to express their refusal of the system. This is the positionContinue reading “Communist Party of the Workers of France (PCOF): Our Position for the Second Round of the Presidential Elections”

May Day Statement of the Party of Labour Iran (Toufan)

Hail May 1st, The International Workers’ Day ! —————————– May Day Statement of the Party of Labour Iran (Toufan) May 1, the day of unity and solidarity of the working class all over the world, is upon us at a time when the Western imperialists headed by the U.S. imperialism, with the adoption of policyContinue reading “May Day Statement of the Party of Labour Iran (Toufan)”

ICMLPO May Day Statement

FOR A MAY DAY OF UNITY AND STRUGGLE AGAINST NATIONALISM, RACISM, FASCISM AND THE POLICY OF WAR LET’S RAISE THE FLAG OF THE PROLETARIAN INTERNATIONALISM! Workers, labourers, young people, women and oppressed people of all countries! The long period of poor economic growth and the increasing political instability bring out more sharply the contradictions thatContinue reading “ICMLPO May Day Statement”

J.V. Stalin: The Prospects of the Revolution in China

Speech Delivered in the Chinese Commission of the E.C.C.I. November 30, 1926 Comrades, before passing to the subject under discussion, I think it necessary to say that I am not in possession of the exhaustive material on the Chinese question necessary for giving a full picture of the revolution in China. Hence I am compelledContinue reading “J.V. Stalin: The Prospects of the Revolution in China”

The CIA Reads French Theory: On the Intellectual Labor of Dismantling the Cultural Left

Gabriel Rockhill, Ph.D.v It is often presumed that intellectuals have little or no political power. Perched in a privileged ivory tower, disconnected from the real world, embroiled in meaningless academic debates over specialized minutia, or floating in the abstruse clouds of high-minded theory, intellectuals are frequently portrayed as not only cut off from political realityContinue reading “The CIA Reads French Theory: On the Intellectual Labor of Dismantling the Cultural Left”

Ludo Martens: Trotsky’s role on the eve of the Second World War

by Ludo Martens   During the thirties, Trotsky literally became the world’s expert on anti-Communism. Even today, right-wing ideologues peruse Trotsky’s works in search of weapons against the Soviet Union under Stalin. In 1982, when Reagan was again preaching the anti-Communist crusade, Henri Bernard, Professor Emeritus at the Royal Military School of Belgium, published a book to spread the following urgentContinue reading “Ludo Martens: Trotsky’s role on the eve of the Second World War”