Who are the elite? The elite has no actual body, it is a myth which is constructed constantly in order to justify the existence of the present state of things. The meaning of ‘the elite’ differs from mouthpiece to mouthpiece, depending on the general intent. For the new emerging social-democrats […]
The “atrocities” of capitalism are not attributable to this or that form of administration of capitalist production relations, but to the relations themselves. The economic crisis, the ensuing attacks on wages and working conditions, the dismantling of welfare benefits, the ever-widening social divide, the permanent wars that imperialist powers fight […]
An Introduction One of the main positions maintained by the communist left is one against participation in bourgeois politics and parliaments. In the following essay, I will evaluate why this position is held, the falsehood of bourgeois “democracy,” and how and when voting may be a useful tool, through a […]
Social Democracy is, both in theory and history, a betrayal of Marx’s scientific critique of capitalism and the greater communist movement. Throughout this essay, I’ll explore both of these, as well as the betrayal of modern social democracy to socialism as a whole. Let’s start with the theoretical failures of […]
A 2019 polemic against voting in the upcoming 2020 US election.
We have been asked from several quarters to give our views on the new group, Emancipación. As a context for our reflections we start with a brief summary of our guidelines for debating, orienting and regrouping the world’s revolutionary forces. However, even in this dire situation there are many new […]
With any topic we must first define it in order to further and fully analyze it. Consumerism, as will be examined here, is no exception. Consumerism is defined as “a social and economic order that encourages the acquisition of goods and services in ever-increasing amounts.” Why does this phenomenon occur? […]
Market socialism is defined as “a type of economic system involving the public, cooperative or social ownership of the means of production in the framework of a market economy.” First, we will dissect the terminology used. Market socialism is in reality not a form of socialism by any means, but rather another manifestation of capitalist relations. Why cannot market […]
A series of articles published by the ICC dealing with the influence of left-capitalist (Stalinist, Trotskyist, social-democratic etc) organisations on the Communist movement.
To the generation of revolutionaries which emerged from the resurgence of class struggles at the end of the 1960s, it was difficult enough to recognise the proletarian character of the October 1917 insurrection and the Bolshevik party which provided its political leadership. The trauma of the Stalinist counter-revolution had produced, […]