social democracy

British Black Power: the anti-imperialism of political blackness and the problem of nativist socialism

An article by John Narayan on the history and legacy of the British Black Power movement against racism and imperialism.

In solidarity with the Filipino progressive and revolutionary movements threatened by the CPP

A letter of concern on the threat of political killings by the Communist Party of the Pihilippines and its armed segment the New Peoples Army.

Communism not Corbynism

The following article is the text of the introduction to the first ever CWO public meeting held in Oxford on 26 October 2019.

Labour defeat - Thoughts on democratic socialism

The following thoughts on the strategy of democratic socialism forms part of our upcoming book reflecting on six years of working class inquiry and intervention in west-London…

Losing Momentum: Corbynism in the Rear-View Mirror

The authors of this text are three young people who have been, at various times and various degrees, supporters of Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party under his leadership, and, having broken completely with the capital-L Labour movement, wish to share our critique thereof, in the hopes that some of our comrades and friends will follow us. Our position is formed in part on the basis of our reflection on the Labour Party’s role as reconciler of the working class and capital, and in part on our reflections on our own experiences in the Corbyn movement.

[VIDEO] Satisfying Answers on Socialism: An Open Letter to Destiny

A response to the debate on socialism between YouTuber Destiny and author/professor Ben Burgis, from a libertarian-socialist / libertarian-communist perspective. Topics covered:

1. Are capitalists immoral?
2. Can socialism overcome incentives to destroy the environment?
3. Will widespread ignorance continue in socialism?
4. Can socialism provide a strong, thriving economy?

Also: Marx gets a makeover! (In the literal, not revisionist sense!)

The Renegade Kautsky and his Acolyte Eric Blanc

Some thoughts on Kautsky, Jacobin magazine and the new Social Democratic current.

Socialism is not Statism

A spectre haunts the world today. It is the spectre of “socialism”. Commentators of left and right, of reactionary or reformist inclination, agree that “after three decades in the wilderness, socialism is back.”

Abolishing ICE by funding it

In spite of promises to "Abolish ICE," Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and others voted to fund it on their very first day in office.

The Significance of the German Revolution

Reflections on the CWO/ICT Public Meeting in London (November 17 2018).