60 years since since the Hungarian revolution of 1956

Written by Julianna Grant Monday, 24 October 2016

Hungary 1956_-commons.wikimedia.org--wiki--File---Szétlőtt_harckocsi_a_Móricz_Zsigmond_körtéren.jpgYesterday, 23rd October was the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. That movement of the Hungarian masses signified the culmination of the growing discontent evident in Eastern Europe at the time. We republish an article originally written 20 years ago, explaining the events that took place and their significance.


Pakistan: The activities of the Progressive Youth Alliance

Written by the PYA Saturday, 22 October 2016

Multan-Student-Protesting-against-Multan-Board-for-Discrepencies-in-Intermediate-Part-One-Examinations-7Last year the Progressive Youth Alliance was launched in Lahore. This was a landmark event gathering youth from all over Pakistan. Here we publish a report on the latest activities of the PYA, its intervention across Pakistan in recent student protests and its successes in winning leftward moving nationalist youth organisations.


Aleppo, Mosul and Imperialist Hypocrisy

Written by Alan Woods Friday, 21 October 2016

Crocodile tears for Syria LatuffThe saying goes that there are lies, damned lies and statistics. To this list we must add diplomacy, which is lying raised to the level of an art form.


International capitalists brace before Italian banking crisis and constitutional referendum

Written by Rivoluzione editorial board Thursday, 20 October 2016

Cliff -_Public_Domain--PixabayOn 9 July, the London Economist came out with a cover entitled "The Italian Job" which portrayed Italy as a bus on the edge of a precipice from which Britain, symbolized by a London cab, is already falling.


“Rise Up Tamils!” Demonstration Puts Tamil National Question Back on the Agenda

Written by Sinthujha Kumarasamy and Ted Sprague Thursday, 20 October 2016

Sri Lanka-CIA WFB MapThe recent rally in Jaffna, a Tamil populated capital in the Northern province of Sri Lanka, under the banner “Ezhuka Tamil” (Rise Up Tamils!) has once again posed the question of Tamil self-determination to the fore since the bloody defeat of Tamil Tigers 7 years ago. This demonstration is an indicator of swelling discontent among the Tamil minorities. Despite Sri Lankan State’s victory over the armed separatist Tigers the national question has not been solved in Sri Lanka and the misery of the Tamil population in the North and Eastern provinces have only worsened.


What is money? - part three

Written by Adam Booth Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Wall Street_-_Public_Domain--PixabayIn the third part of his series on the history of money, Adam Booth looks at the growth of finance, the development of banking, and the role of credit within capitalism. As Adam stresses, the economic problems we face today lie not with an overbloated finance sector, greedy bankers, or a lack of credit, but with the anarchic, chaotic, and crisis-ridden capitalist system.


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Alepo, Mosul y la hipocresía imperialista

Written by Alan Woods Monday, 24 October 2016

Crocodile tears_for_Syria-LatuffSe dice que hay mentiras, malditas mentiras y estadísticas. A esta lista hay que añadir la diplomacia, que ha sido elevada al nivel de una forma de arte.


Presentación de la revista política América Socialista #14 en Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Written by Izquierda Marxista (Honduras) Monday, 24 October 2016

presentacion AS_14_-_Own_WorkEl pasado 25 de septiembre se realizó en Tegucigalpa, Honduras la presentación de nuestra revista teórica “América Socialista #14”, la actividad fue programada en la sede de Libre (Libertad y Refundación partido que aglutina al sector más avanzado políticamente de la clase trabajadora en Honduras) ubicado en la colonia Humuya.


Estado Español - Preparar la respuesta al nuevo gobierno de recortes y ataques sociales

Written by Lucha de clases Editorial Board Friday, 21 October 2016

Lucha de clases portada 36Aguarda apenas una semana la investidura de Rajoy en el Congreso de los Diputados donde, con total seguridad, el grupo parlamentario socialista –de una forma u otra– avalará la formación de un nuevo gobierno del PP. Esto abre una nueva situación política en el país, que enfrentará a Unidos Podemos ante un desafío histórico.