International Communist Current

Discussion Bulletin

Discussion Bulletin 1995 70 Mar Apr

Discussion Bulletin edited by Frank Girard was published quarterly from 1983 to 2003. See also the publication titled The Libertarian Communist Discussion Bulletin (2009-2015).

Interview: the situation of left communism today

Loren Goldner's interview with the Korean Socialist Workers' Newspaper Group (SaNoShin), November-December 2007.

A history of trade unionism in the Philippines

Workers demonstrate in the Philippines

A detailed account of the history of the workers' movement in the Philippines, by the International Communist Current. We disagree with the articles references to decadence theory, however reproduce it for its detailed historical information.

The revolutionary movement and the Second World War: interview with Marc Chirik, 1985

1985 interview with Marc Chirik focusing on the internationalist opposition to World War Two, especially in France

Japan: a history of the workers' struggles in Kamagasaki

The article below was sent to the ICC by a comrade in Japan: it describes the emergence and decline of the squatters' and day-workers' movements which have marked the life of several Japanese cities - more particularly Osaka in this case - since the collapse of the Japanese economic "bubble" at the beginning of the 1990s, to the present day.

May 1968 in Senegal

Protesters in Senegal's May 68

This is the last part of our series of five articles on the class struggle in French West Africa, centred in particular on Senegal. The series covers the period from the end of the 18th century up to 1968 and began publication in International Review n°145.

The workers' movement in Africa

"Africa" in the media is generally synonymous with catastrophes, wars and permanent massacres, famine, incurable sicknesses, corrupt governments; in brief, endless absolute misery. The workers' movement is assumed either not to have existed at all, or to have been a mere appendage of the "anti-colonial" struggle for "national liberation". This series of articles, concentrating particularly on Senegal and South Africa, aims to set the record straight.

On our departure from the International Communist Current - Pale Blue Jadal

Painting of a mountain

Article explaining the reasons why Enternasyonalist Komünist Sol, which became the Turkish section of the ICC, later left the organisation.

1936-37: the war in Spain exposes anarchism's fatal flaws

An article on anarchism in Spain in the 1930s (the first of two) - the most recent addition to the ICC’s long-running series ‘Communism is not just a nice idea’ by the left communist International Communist Current. We do not agree with all of it but reproduce it for reference.