Marxist Student Federation Planting the Red Flag on Campuses Across Britain

Written by Marxist Student Federation - Britain Wednesday, 15 October 2014

MSF-thAs the new academic term gets underway, the Marxist Students Federation has been at 29 universities, signing up hundreds of students who are interested in building an organisation capable of fighting for socialist policies within the student movement. Furthermore thousands of people signed up to hear more about our activities. Below are reports from some of our interventions.


News from the IMT: Workers in Shetlands debate blacklisting, capitalism, and the Socialist Alternative

Written by our correspondent Monday, 13 October 2014

shetlands-thThe Shetlands, the most northerly point of the British Isles and 100 miles from the mainland, was battered this week by high seas and storms. This however did not prevent successful meetings called by the Laggan Tomore Construction branch of UNITE to discuss blacklisting and other political issues.


Spain: – Where did Podemos come from and why has it been so successful?

Written by Jonas Foldager - Denmark Tuesday, 30 September 2014

podemos-thLike lightning out of a clear blue sky a new party has appeared on the Spanish political landscape: Podemos. Jonas Foldager interviewed David Rey of the IMT in Spain, the editor of Lucha de Clases on the rise of this phenomenon.


“Our struggle is for a socialist Ukraine as part of the struggle for a socialist world”

Written by Dmitry Kolesnik; editor of and member of Borotba Thursday, 25 September 2014

kolesnik-thDimitry Kolesnik is the editor of the Ukrainian left wing website Liva and a leading activist in the Marxist organization Borotba. He attended the World Congress of the International Marxist Tendency in August 2014 in Greece, where he was interviewed by Peter Mikhailenko.


The right to abortion in Spain – what Gallardón’s counter-reform would mean

Written by Carmen Maximo Wednesday, 24 September 2014

20140214-abortion rights demo-Victor Serri-thOn September 19th, the right wing Popular Party government decided to abandon its unpopular plan for a reactionary reform of the abortion law. We publish here this article written in March by a member of Lucha de Clases (Class Struggle), the Spanish section of the IMT, explaining the motivations behind the proposal and outlining the reasons why Marxists opposed it.


Catalonia and the November 9 referendum

Written by Lucha de Clases - Spain Wednesday, 24 September 2014

20120911 Catalonia independence-Jordi Joan Fabrega-thLucha de Clases (Class Struggle) is in favour of the Catalan people’s right to self-determination, a basic democratic right. Denying this right to the historic nations that make up Spain has always been a central policy of the regime set up in 1978, together with the re-establishment of the monarch who chosen by Franco and impunity for the crimes of Francoism.


Lessons of the Scottish referendum

Written by Alan Woods Saturday, 20 September 2014

scottish-independenceThe referendum campaign in Scotland is over. Now in the cold light of day it is necessary to draw all the conclusions. The first and most important is that this represents a decisive turning-point in the development of the class struggle in Scotland and in the rest of these islands.


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