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贫苦与债务——论过剩人口与过剩资本的逻辑与历史

Lazarus

我们习惯透过老一代的周期理论来解释当下的危机。主流经济学家围着复苏的“绿苗”团团转,而批判性的批判家只去问“恢复”增长是不是还要再久一些。确实,如果我们从商业周期理论甚至长波理论出发,就会很容易假定泡沫破灭后就是繁荣,规律得跟钟表一样,而经济下行总是为反弹式上行“铺好道路”。但是,将来一旦这团乱码解开了,我们有多大可能看到资本主义的新黄金时代?

Communist Work in a Covid Crisis: A Framework

Perspectives for the CWO as discussed in its AGM, November 2020

A Sign of Things to Come

The working class currently faces the challenge of the combined consequences of the pandemic and the underlying crisis of capitalism. Even though the health emergency is far from over, the wave of redundancies and restructuring has already started. The degree to which workers are able to not only resist attacks on their conditions but to impose their own interests on the ruling class in the next few months will shape the balance of class forces.

NYC Produce Workers' Strike: Capitalism's Treatment of its "Essential Workers"

The workers at Hunts Point Produce Market provide New York City with 60% of its produce. This is their market’s first strike in 35 years.

GameStop and Investor Activism: The Real Story is the Dead-End of Capitalism

You cannot beat the capitalist elite at their own game.

The Trump Era is Over, Now it's Time for Biden

The recent change-over in the White House will not lead to major changes in American politics. On the domestic front the moderate Biden will be forced to concede something to keep his electorate quiet, but in foreign policy very little new will be produced by the new Democratic president.

The Royal Family - The Documentary the Queen tried to silence is back

Recently a film that has been lost for over 40 years popped up on the web, and its caused quite a stir amongst the British establishment.

No Future Without a Fight

Back in 2012 the concept of a "graduate without a future" briefly entered the zeitgeist. Paul Mason was among its key proponents, finding a commonality between the Arab Spring, the anti-austerity movement in Greece and the student protests in the UK: a social strata of young educated people with no prospects who became the driving force of opposition to the "system".

Paltry Returns on Capital and an Enormous Debt Pile Are Bringing the World Economy to its Knees

The following piece is a slightly condensed translation of the Italian original, published in the January edition of Battaglia Comunista, journal of the ICT’s founding section in Italy.

100 Years Since Livorno

In January 1921, more than three years after the October Revolution in Russia, some two years since the murder of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht in Berlin at the behest of the German Social Democratic Party, and in the aftermath of two wasted years of workers’ factory occupations in Italy itself, the intransigent revolutionaries in the Italian Socialist Party (PSI), led by Amadeo Bordiga, finally won the day and broke from the old party of compromise and accommodation with capital to form the Communist Party of Italy (PCd’I).

Defend our Free Spaces! Defend UP!

The Duterte regime’s attacks on our civil liberties continue, this time aimed towards the youth. Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced that the DND would unilaterally terminate the UP–DND Accord, effective January 15. This targeted attack by the state is nothing new or unprecedented from Duterte’s henchmen.

Wealth Tax: Expropriation of the Rich or Capitalist Smokescreen?

As the bourgeoisie wracks its brains for solutions to this epochal crisis, the tax lever has become one of the main tools that left reformists believe will end capitalist aggression and bring substantial benefits to the depleted pockets of the proletariat.

Malignant Ulcers of Capitalism: The Proletarian Struggle for Reproductive Freedom (Part 2)

In our first part on reproductive struggles in class society, we highlighted some of the facts and dangers surrounding abortion and contraception. We also commented on the family unit and prostitution – two phenomena Marxists deem to be flipsides of one another and inseparable from the struggle for reproductive freedom. In this piece, we shed light on sterilization, sex selective abortions, religion, and bourgeois laws as specific to the needs of capital, noting the consequential damages to the proletariat.

New Year, Same Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has left the entire working class living with a new level of uncertainty. There have now been cases reported on every continent after researchers and military personnel on Antarctica recently reported their first cases.

What if there are no police & prisons?

A zine-thesis on the introductory discussion of Abolition in the Archipelago.
By ABOLISYON! & Makò Micro-Press.

Storming of the Capitol: The Working Class Has its Own Battles to Fight

Statement of the Internationalist Communist Tendency

White Nationalists Run On The Capitol: Implications For Trump and Protest Movements In The US

quick analysis of the capitol riot

Sensationalism and Smokescreens

What we want to talk about here is the ensuing media craze and the inability of the PNP to shut the hell up about the ongoing case.

Organize around promoting and defending “Freedom Technology”

This article serves as a natural expansion of the things I assume we already do individually for our own collectives and adjacent circles. This time, however, we’re pooling our shared skills and knowledge to not only assist radical groups take advantage in digital communication and peer-to-peer production, but also the wider public in general.

Quico Sabaté: Anarkistang Gerilya

A short biography of anarchist guerrilla Quico Sabaté in Tagalog and English by Peter Gelderloos.