LCFI Statement: Biden’s ‘Progressive’ Imperialist Attacks on Iran and Provocations against China

U.S. forces based in Iraq have bombed pro-Iran militia units in Syria. This is a clear sign of continuity with Trump’s US foreign policy under Joe Biden’s new presidency. Imperialism is not only a particular phase of capitalism, but also expressed by a policy of war (conventional or not) of the state at the service … Continue reading LCFI Statement: Biden’s ‘Progressive’ Imperialist Attacks on Iran and Provocations against China

LCFI Statement on the departure of the Downing faction of Socialist Fight (Britain)

“Any serious factional fight in a party is always in the final analysis a reflection of the class struggle. The Majority faction established from the beginning the ideological dependence of the opposition upon petty-bourgeois democracy. The opposition, on the contrary, precisely because of its petty-bourgeois character, does not even attempt to look for the social … Continue reading LCFI Statement on the departure of the Downing faction of Socialist Fight (Britain)

Russia and the Navalny Case

Democracy and freedom for workers and the leftist opposition, not for agents of imperialism, neo-liberals, neo-Nazis, xenophobes, like Navalny Alexey Navalny is for Russia, what Juan Guaidó is for Venezuela or Yoani Sanchez for Cuba. The image of the three was constructed as political “dissidents” from governments of enemy nations of the USA. These nations … Continue reading Russia and the Navalny Case

Decline of US imperialism catapults Iran’s regional leadership

A decade ago after the imperialist “Arab Spring”, Iran, Russia and Syria were strengthened. USA, Israel and Saudi Arabia despair. To reverse the crisis of hegemony, Biden starts a new offensive. Extracted from the Blog of the Grupo Emancipação do Trabalho On the first day of the Biden government, a new operation was launched to invade Syria, … Continue reading Decline of US imperialism catapults Iran’s regional leadership

Gerry Downing: Political Decline and Centrist Capitulation

The public difference of opinion among comrades of the Liaison Committee for the Fourth International (LCFI) about the Trump insurrection on Jan 6th has given rise to a rather odd and self-contradictory polemic from Gerry Downing, the possessor of the stolen website of the now defunct Socialist Fight group, which very rarely publishes a serious … Continue reading Gerry Downing: Political Decline and Centrist Capitulation

White Supremacist Facebook Bans and Threatens Anti-Racists for ‘Hate Speech’ Against Trump Fascist Insurrectionists

Zuckerburg’s racist crew funded Trump GOP right up to the Washington, DC attack According to Facebook the comment below constitutes ‘hate speech’.  ‘Hate speech’ apparently against fascist terrorists and Trump’s thugs who attacked the Capitol Building in Washington DC on January 6th. The author of the comment (myself) was given a ban from Facebook for … Continue reading White Supremacist Facebook Bans and Threatens Anti-Racists for ‘Hate Speech’ Against Trump Fascist Insurrectionists

Johnson’s UK Trumpism: A Deadly Crisis

The demise of Donald Trump in the US has put the spotlight on Johnson’s equally squalid and mendacious government in Britain. The contradictions of the situation in Britain, like that in the US, have been exposed by the Covid-19 pandemic. In addition, there is the developing disaster of Johnson’s hard Brexit deal, which is already … Continue reading Johnson’s UK Trumpism: A Deadly Crisis

Bourgeois Democracy and Workers Democracy

The statement by the Latin American comrades dissociating them from our position of defence of the outcome of the November US elections from Trump’s Beer Hall putsch misunderstands the relationship between bourgeois democracy and workers democracy, misunderstands key elements of US social reality, and confuses the struggle against imperialist wars abroad with the defence of … Continue reading Bourgeois Democracy and Workers Democracy

Differences in the LCFI

https://tmb1917.blogspot.com/2021/01/acerca-de-nuestras-diferencias-en-el.html About our differences over the Trumpist invasion of the Capitol Bolshevik Militant Tendency (Argentina) –  Frente Comunista dos Trabalhadores (Brazil) –  Socialist Workers League (USA) –  Sections of the Secretariat of the Americas of the Liaison Committee for the Fourth International 1. There are differences within our international current about the current process of … Continue reading Differences in the LCFI