To mark 173 years since the first publication of The Communist Manifesto, Nicolás Maduro speaks about this important document that explains the historical process of class struggle and inspires those struggling for the liberation of humanity.
What we are seeing today in microcosm is the rising up of the black struggle – objectively an anti-imperialist struggle – and a significant number of the American people coming over to its side.
The article reproduced here (first published in 2007) draws out the intimate connection between class struggle and the struggle for black rights.
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.
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.