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Andreas Malm: radical rhetoric in defence of the capitalist state

Andreas Malm, of How to blow up a pipeline fame, has been called the "Lenin of Ecology". But Malm abandons Lenin's call for the destruction of the bourgeois state and falsely claims that its machinery can be used to saved us from the ecological crisis. 

Thoughts on the upcoming US elections

We are publishing two letters sent to us by close sympathisers who took part in an ICC meeting with US contacts, focused on the upcoming US elections and the growing divisions within the US ruling class

You can’t change society with a ballot paper

In Britain, as in France, the EU and soon in the USA, the electoral circus is again in full swing. We will be publishing various articles analysing the implications of these and other elections as expressions of the bourgeoise’s growing loss of control over its political machinery. But first we want to reaffirm the basic class position developed in particular by the Communist Left since capitalism entered its epoch of decline in the early years of the 20th century: that contrary to the propaganda of the ruling class, neither elections nor parliament can prevent the headlong rush of this system towards economic crisis, war and self-destruction.

The fight against opportunism, a vital challenge for the revolution

The refusal to work together with other groups of the Communist Left defending the historic principles of this current in favour of collaboration with the forces of the "marsh" (the confused zone between proletarian positions and those of the left of the bourgeoisie) has a name: opportunism. 

Haiti, a classic expression of putrefying capitalism

In Haiti, as well as in an increasing number of other countries in Latin America, the decomposition of this system takes the form of the merger between the state and criminal gangs 

New response to Steinklopfer

Continuation of a debate within the ICC about the growing drive to war, its nature in the phase of decomposition, and the state of the class struggle.