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Britain: lifting the lockdown – Boris gives a green light to the bosses

måndag 11 maj 2020

Last night’s speech by the Prime Minister has left everyone confused. But the main message was loud and clear: workers are expected to put themselves on the line for the bosses’ profits. The unions must fight for workers’ control.

Pakistan: new issue of Lal Salaam available in PDF!

måndag 11 maj 2020

The 2020 Summer issue of Lal Salaam (the Pakistani, Urdu-language quarterly magazine of the IMT), is available now on marxist.com in PDF format! Click the image below to read the full issue.

The English Revolution: the world turned upside down – part three

fredag 8 maj 2020

Revolutions always start with splits at the top. In episode three of his weekly podcast on the English Revolution, Alan describes the tensions developing between King Charles (and his Catholic wife), firm in his belief in the divine right of kings; and the increasingly powerful English parliament.

Morocco: coronavirus threatens political prisoners – free them immediately!

fredag 8 maj 2020

The Moroccan regime has detained over 500 political prisoners, according to the president of the Moroccan Association for Human Rights, Aziz Ghali. Amongst them are those imprisoned in the Hirak Rif protests and the Gerak Jaradah movement: trade unionists, bloggers, a journalist… pretty much everybody. Not a day goes by without social media reporting the arrest of new militants or ordinary citizens whose only crime, in the majority of cases, is having published a Facebook post critical of living conditions or of the state’s politics.

Taiwan: interview with EVA Air Union activist Kuo Chih-yen

fredag 8 maj 2020

We publish an interview our Taiwanese comrades held with Kuo Chih-yen: one of the leading activists in Taiwan’s EVA Air Union. She played an active role in 2019’s historic EVA Air flight attendant strike that shook Taiwan’s society.

British Airways job cuts: the knives are out

fredag 8 maj 2020

Ruthless British Airways bosses are set to cut thousands of jobs at the airline, using the pretext of the pandemic to undermine workers’ wages and conditions. The labour movement must fight for nationalisation and workers’ control.

Pakistan: new issue of Monthly Worker Nama available now in PDF!

fredag 8 maj 2020

Click below to read the latest paper of Lal Salaam, Pakistan Section of IMT, in the Urdu language. The latest issue has articles about the plight of workers in lockdown and tasks ahead after this May Day. It also has articles on the crisis of world economy, how a socialist revolution and a planned economy will solve all these crises, the political crisis of federal government and PPP in Sindh, the effect of the pandemic on the plight of women and much more!

More details emerge of the mercenary military coup plot in Venezuela

torsdag 7 maj 2020

We said from the very beginning that the Venezuelan opposition and the US administration were responsible for the attempted mercenary coup foiled in Venezuela on 3 May. As days go by, more details emerge which confirm that assessment.

Britain: bosses’ pressure mounts as end of lockdown looms

torsdag 7 maj 2020

The bosses are pushing ever harder for workers to return to work. And the Tory government is giving them free rein to restart the economy without the necessary safety measures. The labour movement must organise a fightback.

Britain: Starmer’s opposition – forensic flip-flopping

torsdag 7 maj 2020

Lauded by the establishment for his ‘credible opposition’, Keir Starmer is also under pressure from workers to oppose reckless Tory measures. Instead of compromising with the government, Labour should be taking them to task.

Capitalism prepares misery for billions of workers

torsdag 7 maj 2020

In a report released on 29 April, the ILO forecast that 1.6 billion workers in the informal sector will lose 60 percent of their income after one month of the crisis. In the worst-affected countries, poverty rates among informal workers will increase to 84 percent. As the crisis bites, workers in insecure work will face disaster.

[Video] South Africa and the coronavirus crisis

torsdag 7 maj 2020

Watch our interview with Ben Morken, who discusses the situation in South Africa: the impact of COVID-19, the political crisis and the perspectives for class struggle.

South Africa and the coronavirus crisis: LIVE at 6PM (BST)

onsdag 6 maj 2020

Join us tonight at 6 May (6PM BST) as we interview Ben Morken, who will be discussing the situation in South Africa: the impact of COVID-19, the political crisis and the perspectives for class struggle. As usual, this interview will be available on our website and across all our social media channels.

Pakistan: successful online May Day rally amid lockdown and pandemic

onsdag 6 maj 2020

The Red Workers’ Front organised an online May Day rally in which workers from all parts of the country expressed their views and condemned government policies, which are leading to more hunger and death for the workers alongside huge bailout packages for the rich and powerful.

Mercenary incursions against Venezuela: jail the coup plotters!

onsdag 6 maj 2020

In this article, our Venezuelan comrades in Lucha de Clases analyse the foiled mercenary incursions into the country, and their links to opposition coup plotters and their imperialist masters. Jail for the those responsible! No more impunity!

Danish climate movement taken over by the establishment

onsdag 6 maj 2020

This article was written before the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in lockdowns throughout the world, including Denmark. However, the points it raises about the co-option of the climate movement by the forces of the establishment remain unchanged – and are all the more relevant given the global health emergency posed by COVID-19.

IMT’s biggest-ever May Day event: a massive success!

tisdag 5 maj 2020

2,000 comrades and supporters from all over the world tuned in across all our channels for the International Marxist Tendency’s online May Day rally: the biggest event we’ve ever held for International Workers’ Day!

Venezuela: more mercenaries arrested including two US special forces veterans

tisdag 5 maj 2020

A number of mercenaries had been killed and others arrested in La Guaira on 3 May while trying to disembark in Venezuela as part of a plot against the Maduro government. On 4 May, another eight mercenaries were arrested in the coastal town of Chuao in Aragua state, amongst them two former US special forces veterans.

Lebanon in crisis: continue the Revolution!

tisdag 5 maj 2020

On Tuesday 28 April – in what protestors are coining ‘the night of the molotov’ – working people streamed into the streets of Lebanon in an open show of force against the government. The masses are once more in the streets calling for a solution to the dire economic situation that the country faces.

Britain: celebrate Marx’s birthday – watch the premiere of ‘Marx in London’

tisdag 5 maj 2020

Today is Marx’s birthday. To celebrate, our British comrades at Socialist Appeal are premiering a new documentary on Marx’s life in London. Join us to watch this online at 6pm!