I have witnessed three coups and attempted coups – two in Russia and one in Britain. One was ended politically, one with tanks, the present coup attempt is still not settled. There are decisive lessons on how to deal with them which precisely apply to the present attempted coup by Johnson.
An important and welcome development has taken place with the publication of works of James Connolly for the first time in Brazil – translated into Portuguese.
There has been a recent outbreak among Tory politicians and their supporters in the press of describing Jeremy Corbyn as a Marxist, as if it was a pejorative term.
US growth during the present business cycle is the slowest in any business cycle since World War II.
This US propaganda claim of ‘strong growth’ is in fact the reverse of the facts. The reality is that far from US growth under Trump being ‘strong’ it is in fact the lowest under any US President since World War II!
To mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx on 5 May 1818, Socialist Action is re-publishing below a 1983 article by John Ross about Marx’s writings on England.