Marxism vs. ‘Militant’ Reformism

A Brief Sketch of the Militant Tendency’s History

A Brief Sketch of the Militant Tendency’s History

Christoph Lichtenberg The origins of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI, formerly known as the Militant Tendency) can be traced to a 1937 split in a small Trotskyist group known as Militant led...

Screws Out of the TUC!

Screws Out of the TUC!

Which Side Are You On? The following statement, dated 10 November 2007, was produced by the IBT’s London branch. On 29 August, the Prison Officers Association (POA) defied the government and walked off the...

For a New, Revolutionary, Workers’ Party!

For a New, Revolutionary, Workers’ Party!

Why we’re not signing the Socialist Party’s ‘Declaration’ The Socialist Party’s ‘Campaign for a new workers’ party’ (www.cnwp.org.uk), launched at their ‘Socialism 2005’ weekend in November, has produced a ‘Declaration for a New Workers’...

‘The most disgraceful defeat’

‘The most disgraceful defeat’

PCS capitulation on pension scheme ‘No revolutionist who weighs his words will contend that a victory would have been guaranteed by proceeding along this line. But a victory was possible only on this road....

The Police – continued

The Police – continued

Mirrored from www.socialistparty.org.uk/pamphlets/state2006/1.htm on Mon, 14 Apr 2008 12:20:38 GMT (Edited to view outside CWI’s frameset) Marxism and the state: an exchange 2. Policy of Force – and the Need for Democratic Control The...

The Police

The Police

Mirrored from www.socialistparty.org.uk/pamphlets/state2006/1.htm on Mon, 14 Apr 2008 12:20:38 GMT (Edited to view outside CWI’s frameset) Marxism and the state: an exchange 1. Trade Union Rights! The Police and the Labour Movement Workers taking...

The State: A Marxist Programme and Transitional Demands

The State: A Marxist Programme and Transitional Demands

Mirrored from www.socialistparty.org.uk/pamphlets/state2006/1.htm on Mon, 14 Apr 2008 12:20:38 GMT (Edited to view outside CWI’s frameset) Marxism and the state: an exchange The State: A Marxist Programme and Transitional Demands Lynn Walsh INTRODUCTION On...

Marxists and the State

Marxists and the State

(Mirrored from www.socialistparty.org.uk/pamphlets/state2006/1.htm on Mon, 14 Apr 2008 12:20:38 GMT ) (Edited to view outside CWI’s frameset) Marxism and the state: an exchange Re: Marxists and the State Michael Wainwright Over the last two...

Marxism vs. ‘Militant’ Reformism

Marxism vs. ‘Militant’ Reformism

Contents Main Article: The CWI’s Kautskyan Caricature of Trotskyism Appendix A Exchange on the state between Michael W. and Lynn Walsh Marxists and the State Michael W., 2006 The State: A Marxist Programme and...

The CWI’s Kautskyan Caricature of Trotskyism

The CWI’s Kautskyan Caricature of Trotskyism

‘That the state is an organ of the rule of a definite class which cannot be reconciled with its antipode (the class opposite to it) is something the petty-bourgeois democrats will never be able...