Statements/Leaflets

The Brexit Election

The Brexit Election

Vote Labour—Break with reformism! The 12 December general election, triggered by parliamentary paralysis over “Brexit,” is taking place in the context of a deeply divided ruling class. The “Remain” faction—traditionally associated with finance capitalists...

CWI Implodes

CWI Implodes

After 60 years of opportunist adaptation The profound internal crisis currently wracking the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) has produced a series of splits. The Spanish section Izquierda Revolucionaria (IR-Revolutionary Left), which only...

On Russian cash flow in Caracas

On Russian cash flow in Caracas

In an earlier posting this year we challenged three ostensibly Trotskyist groups (Socialist Action/U.S., the British Red Flag grouping [formerly Workers Power] and our former associates in the International Bolshevik Tendency) to comment on...

On the IG’s 2016 Capitulation in Brazil:

On the IG’s 2016 Capitulation in Brazil:

Crystalized Confusionism At this year’s Lutte Ouvrière fête outside Paris, the Internationalist Group (IG) held a forum to address recent developments in Brazil—in particular the reactionary anti-working class politics of newly-elected President Jair Bolsonaro. One...

Jim Who?

Jim Who?

James Robertson’s missing obituary There is something a bit odd going on with the Spartacist League (SL), a group I joined at the tender age of 22 and have since maintained an interest in....

The Struggle for Abortion Rights in Ireland

The Struggle for Abortion Rights in Ireland

Clerical Reaction & Women’s Oppression The following statement was originally distributed in September 2013. Responding to national and international protests over Savita Halappanavar’s tragic death from septicaemia after she was denied an abortion, the...

Marxism, Feminism and #MeToo

Marxism, Feminism and #MeToo

The following is an edited version of a talk given by BT supporter Roxanne Baker at Goldsmiths, University of London, 17 February 2018. Marxism, Feminism and #MeToo: audio There has always been a separation...

The Impending Climate Catastrophe

The Impending Climate Catastrophe

& How to Combat It   The 2018 update on the 2016 Paris Agreement published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) confirms that humanity is facing an extremely serious and rapidly accelerating...