Documents of Struggle

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Introduction Revolutionary Continuity & Islamic Reaction by Tom Riley On Erdogan’s Bonapartist Regime by HaPe Breitman and Tom Riley Turkey and the Tactic of the Military Bloc by Barbara Dorn and Adaire Hannah Erdogan,...

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Introduction ‘Worried about the Russia Question’ by Bill Logan with Tom Riley response ‘Is Russia imperialist?’ (by Tom Riley) with Decker / Dorn Interpolated Comments For a ‘Concrete Analysis of a Concrete Situation’ by...

Motions on Russian Imperialism

Motions on Russian Imperialism

—excerpt from minutes of 2014 IBT Conference, 18 April 2014 Motion by Lichtenberg on Russia: That we endorse the political thrust of the following documents: “Is Russia imperialist?” by Riley. “Why Russia is not...

Dots for Joining

Dots for Joining

—Bill, 23 March 2014, with interpolations by Tom, 28 March 2014 Tom’s reply to Dave raises some issues about the way in which the argument we have been having has been conducted, expressing frustration...

Decker’s Response & Riley’s Rejoinder

Decker’s Response & Riley’s Rejoinder

—Decker’s 9 April 2014 response to Riley, with Riley’s 11 April 2014 interpolations In his 8 April response to Barbara and me, Tom revisits several old arguments attempting to show how Russia is in...

Reply to recent documents by cdes. Dorn (20 March) & Decker (27 March)

Reply to recent documents by cdes. Dorn (20 March) & Decker (27 March)

—Riley, 8 April 2014 In her 20 March ”Reply to Roxie on Russian Investment” Barbara took up Roxie’s earlier challenge that “if a parallel could be proven today – that Russia is pumping value...

Russia’s Emergence as an Imperialist Power

Russia’s Emergence as an Imperialist Power

Examining Recent Trends in Foreign Investment — Decker, 27 March 2014 Russia inherited much of its economic base from the Soviet Union, which by unplugging from global capitalism and employing centralized planning was able...

Reply to Roxie on Russian Investment

Reply to Roxie on Russian Investment

Barbara, 20 March 2014   As promised, here is a link to the document which contains the tables I showed you at the last London local meeting – the whole document is worth reading:...

Why Russia is not imperialist

Why Russia is not imperialist

—Breitman, 23 March 2014 It seems to me that the current discussion is at heart not simply one of different perceptions of what Russia is and how she can be best categorised, given the...

Russia, Ukraine, Syria

Russia, Ukraine, Syria

—Lichtenberg, 12 March 2014 Nobody disputes that Russia has some investments in Ukraine. It is also clear that the trade balance between Russia and Ukraine is in Russia’s favor. If Russia is really the...