Internationalist Communist Tendency's blog

Neither Israel, Nor Palestine: No War but the Class War

The one hope — and a hope not just for the workers of Palestine or Israel but for the whole of humanity — is a working class revival which resists all the attempts of capitalism and imperialism to thrust their bloody agendas upon us.

The Working Class Response

As we said in the last issue of Aurora, bosses are seizing advantage of increasing unemployment to reduce ‘labour costs’. It is encouraging to see a growing number of workers refusing to take this lying down.

The Capitalist Offensive

The British state is no stranger to violence.

The Bosses' Assault is the Bosses' Recovery!

Klasbatalo leaflet for the dockworkers' strike in Montreal.

May Day 2021: The Only Future for Humanity is Communist Revolution

We are certain that humanity is capable of recovering from the many evils that afflict it today, but only through a radical change in the world’s economic and social order.

Solidarity with Firefighters, Paramedics, and Hospital Workers!

Leaflet distributed by the ICO at a protest rally in South Australia for firefighters and paramedics.

Solidarity and Self-Organisation are the Weapons of the Working Class

Leaflet distributed by the CWO during the last round of strikes at universities across the UK.

Brexit: The Ruling Class Shoots Itself in the Foot

Brexit finally came into force on 1 January 2021, over 4 years after the referendum of 2016. During these four years the leading bodies of the British capitalist class had fought a delaying and rear-guard type of campaign to stop it happening but failed.

Class Struggle and Gender Trouble

Leaflet distributed by the CWO at protests around the Gender Recognition Act (GRA) happening around the UK last year.

Reopen or Close Schools: A Lose-Lose Situation for the Working Class

Article from 1919 (mcmxix.org), the new journal of the North American affiliates of the ICT.

Kill the Bill? Change the System!

Leaflet distributed by the CWO at various Kill the Bill protests happening around the UK.

Left Nationalism and Support for Imperialist War in the United States

Article from 1919 (mcmxix.org), the new journal of the North American affiliates of the ICT.

UK Asylum Policy: No Sanctuary from Capitalism

Asylum has long been a thorny issue for the British ruling class. As a signatory to the 1951 Refugee Convention the UK is obliged to grant asylum when, in the opinion of the Home Office, an asylum seeker has demonstrated that they have a well founded fear of persecution on the grounds of race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership of a particular social group. Yet asylum seekers are continuously vilified in the popular press as criminals and scroungers overwhelming the benefits system, the vitriol often being fuelled by the cynical statements of government ministers.

Vaccine Nationalism

Article from 1919 (mcmxix.org), the new journal of the North American affiliates of the ICT.

Closing Intransigence

Editorial from 1919 (mcmxix.org), the new journal of the North American affiliates of the ICT.

1871-2021: Vive la Commune!

Today, we keep alive the lessons of 1871 and 1917.

Italy: The Capitalist Attacks Are Already Beginning

The following articles are translations of a statement and a leaflet issued by our sister organisation in Italy, Battaglia Comunista (Internationalist Communist Party).

The Nationalist Poison Behind Brexit

Far from “getting Brexit done”, the pantomime goes on. There are so many issues that both EU and UK want to extend the period of grace before the full treaty is implemented.

There isn't a Vaccine against Capitalism

Every day a piece of news reminds us that we live in a globalised world where the consequences of human activity are not limited to national boundaries. Whether it’s the Covid pandemic with its rapidly morphing virus, or the last minute attempts to reduce global warming and the wider ecological damage — mainly from the last 200 years — that is threatening life on earth, we all know that the remedies have to be global.

8 Historical Working Women Moments for 8 March

For what was once International Working Women’s Day, before it became International Women’s Day upon being co-opted by the UN and its corporate sponsors, we have written on 8 struggles throughout history in which working women played a vital and influential role.