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Bourgeois Parties: Unsafe At Any Speed

Bourgeois Parties: Unsafe At Any Speed

Tailgating Nader The following statement was distributed during the 2000 American election campaign. Since Bill Clinton’s arrival in the White House eight years ago, the gap between rich and poor has widened enormously, welfare...

Zimbabwe: Cliffites’ Poisoned ‘Victory’

Zimbabwe: Cliffites’ Poisoned ‘Victory’

‘No Greater Crime’ “There can be no greater crime than coalition with the bourgeoisie in a period of socialist revolution.” —Leon Trotsky, 15 July 1939 Events in Zimbabwe appear to be moving toward a...

James P. Cannon on 1948 Wallace Campaign

James P. Cannon on 1948 Wallace Campaign

‘A Diversion & An Obstacle’   In 1948, Henry A. Wallace, Franklin D. Roosevelt’s vice president from 1941 to 1945, ran for president on the Progressive Party slate. Wallace’s campaign posed many of the...

Imperialist World Order: Misery for Profit

Imperialist World Order: Misery for Profit

Global Capitalism & Class Struggle The recent wave of international protest against the institutions of global capitalism is a manifestation of growing dissatisfaction among broad layers of the world’s population with the operation of...

Fiji: Permanent Revolution & the ‘Pacific Way’

Fiji: Permanent Revolution & the ‘Pacific Way’

Trouble in Paradise On 19 May 2000, a handful of armed men seized Fiji’s parliament buildings and took the prime minister and senior personnel of the Labour-dominated government hostage. For almost two months the...