In politics, there’s nothing new in a group radically changing its way of seeing and acting once it has become a big organisation, a mass party. One could cite several examples of such metamorphoses. One could to some extent apply it to the Bolshevik party after the revolution. But what’s […]
We fully regard civil wars, i.e., wars waged by the oppressed class against the oppressing class, slaves against slave-owners, serfs against land-owners, and wage-workers against the bourgeoisie, as legitimate, progressive and necessary. Vladimir Lenin, Socialism and War (1915) What is Legitimacy? Much is made about the distinction between legitimate […]
An essay outlining the Marxist view of history and counter-posing it with Stalinist and Trotskyist views.
An essay outlining the reasons for capitalist collapse within this century.
A short piece written against the Stalinist historian Grover Furr.
Our alternative is a Soviet, a collective one. We are not person-centred and we do not want individualism. Individualists, nationalists, racists and reactionaries do not associate yourselves with us. Our alternative is a worker’s soviet; collectively we will decide for ourselves, we will issue demands from the below. Enough is […]
Preface (1997) The press of the ICC has recently carried a large number of articles to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the Russian revolution. The central theme running through these articles has been to defend the October revolution against the bourgeoisie’s monstrous campaigns about the ‘death of communism’ following […]
Adopted at the 22nd Congress of the ICC in 2017, this resolution outlines the positions of the Communist Left 100 years after the Russian Revolution.
A 2001 article by the ICC outlining the features and challenges of capitalism in the final phase of its’ decadence, known as decomposition.
A 2006 pamphlet outlining in detail the position of the Communist Left both historically and in the present day on national liberation and anti-imperialism.