Karl Marx on the Credit System and Fictitious Capital

“A few remarks remain to be made about credit capital. How often the same piece of money can figure as loan capital, wholly depends, as we have already previously shown, on: 1) how often it realises commodity-values in sale or payment, thus transfers capital, and furthermore how often it realises revenue. How often it getsContinue reading “Karl Marx on the Credit System and Fictitious Capital”

The German Situation and the Question of Social-Fascism

The greatest factor in the stabilization of capitalism after the first round of wars and revolutions was Social-Democracy. In such countries as Germany and Austria the Social-Democratic leaders actually undertook to organize and maintain the capitalist State against the revolutionary onslaught of the workers. A German Social-Democrat, Noske, drowned in blood the workers’ revolution inContinue reading “The German Situation and the Question of Social-Fascism”

V.I. Lenin on World Imperialism and the Great War

“It is proved in the pamphlet that the war of 1914-18 was imperialist (that is, an annexationist, predatory, war of plunder) on the part of both sides; it was a war for the division of the world, for the partition and repartition of colonies, and spheres of influence of finance capital, etc. Proof of whatContinue reading “V.I. Lenin on World Imperialism and the Great War”

Frederick Engels on Thomas Malthus and Overpopulation

“The struggle of capital against capital, of labour against labour, of land against land, drives production to a fever-pitch at which production turns all natural and rational relations upside-down. No capital can stand the competition of another if it is not brought to the highest pitch of activity. No piece of land can be profitablyContinue reading “Frederick Engels on Thomas Malthus and Overpopulation”

Final Declaration of the 17th International Seminar Problems of the Revolution in Latin America: Our Goal Is Socialism; We Fight For an Authentic Social Revolution!

En Marcha #1621  July 26 to August 1, 2013 Modernization of Capitalism or Social Revolution? After five years since the economic crisis of the capitalist system broke out, its effects are still present in the different countries of the world, with greater or lesser intensity in some than in others. The most outstanding thing, in recentContinue reading “Final Declaration of the 17th International Seminar Problems of the Revolution in Latin America: Our Goal Is Socialism; We Fight For an Authentic Social Revolution!”

The Communist League: Marxism and Class: Some Definitions

A paper from the COMMUNIST LEAGUE (Britain) The Concept of Social Class The concept of social class as “a division or order of society according to status (‘The Oxford English Dictionary’, Volume 3; Oxford; 1989; p. 279) is a very ancient one, the English word ‘class’ being derived from the Latin ‘classis’, meaning each ofContinue reading “The Communist League: Marxism and Class: Some Definitions”

Communiqué of the Meeting of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations of Europe

June 25, 2013 by PCE (m-l) Published in: Comunicados The crisis of the capitalist system on the world level is getting still worse, and in Europe it is taking the form of a recession. At the same time, the rejection of the austerity policy is stronger and more massive than ever before; tens of millionsContinue reading “Communiqué of the Meeting of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations of Europe”

Revolutionary Communist Party (PCR): Nationalization of public transport now! The people in power!

Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians, mostly young people, are in the streets to demand the reduction of the absurd buses fares and a free pass. Public transport in our country is of poor quality, though it is one of the most expensive in the world. So 37 million Brazilians are forced to walk because theyContinue reading “Revolutionary Communist Party (PCR): Nationalization of public transport now! The people in power!”

Labour Party of Iran (Toufan): Long Live International Solidarity with the Struggle of the People of Turkey!

In the recent week, the world has witnessed the formation of a wide-spread and massive movement against the policies of the ruling party “Justice and Development Party – AKP” in Turkey. Though the media of the “democratic” countries tried to stop the world-spread of the news about the development of events in Turkey but theContinue reading “Labour Party of Iran (Toufan): Long Live International Solidarity with the Struggle of the People of Turkey!”

The day the people of Turkey rose up — in pictures

Police forced to retreat from Istanbul’s Taksim square as protests against the authoritarian neoliberalism of Erdogan’s proto-Islamist government grow. For more background, read a solidarity statement here. For an update on the situation on the ground in Istanbul, check our latest article here.

Obama to increase aid to Israel: $4 billion per year beginning 2017

Written by Justin Raimondo The President, on his trip to Israel, presented Netanyahu with a new ten-year aid “package” totaling some $40 billion – a $10 billion increase over the last such agreement. AntiWar.com – Given the kind of society we have become – a country of whining spoiled brats who have been living above our means for years – everyContinue reading “Obama to increase aid to Israel: $4 billion per year beginning 2017”

Albert Einstein: “Why Socialism?”

May 1949 Is it advisable for one who is not an expert on economic and social issues to express views on the subject of socialism? I believe for a number of reasons that it is. Let us first consider the question from the point of view of scientific knowledge. It might appear that there areContinue reading “Albert Einstein: “Why Socialism?””

Anasintaxi KKE (1918-55): Crisis and the bankruptcy of Greek economy

  In the last five years, a steep deterioration in the condition of the Greek economy has been observed – a destructive course that has eventually led to bankruptcy, contrary to the completely unsubstantiated claims of both the big bourgeois and the Khruschevite parties. Side by side with the objective economic laws, the implementation ofContinue reading “Anasintaxi KKE (1918-55): Crisis and the bankruptcy of Greek economy”

Declaration of the International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations

With African hospitality, together with the workers and people of Tunisia, we Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organisations of the ICMLPO have taken up the debate on the international situation, the policies of imperialism, reaction and the employers; the development of the struggle of the workers and peoples; as well as the problems and perspectives of theContinue reading “Declaration of the International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations”