As of 2016 more than 80% of active workers in the united $tates are employed by the service—or tertiary—sector, a large variety of jobs which are defined primarily against the traditional backdrop of “productive” labor employed in agriculture, industry or resource extraction. This is where a bulk of the so-called “unskilled” workforce is employed, particularly […]

[The following statement was made by the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) concerning the development of class struggle in Venezuela and internal struggle within the Bolivarian movement. The PCV sums up their achievements in the recent National Assembly of the Workers’ and Trade Union Movement, and draws clear lines between its own, revolutionary line, and […]

Despite recent traction the left appeared to be gaining in the cultural sphere with its inclusion in the opposition to the “fascist” Trump administration, the opposition and its left-wing have since run into very serious political roadblocks in the form of directionless and immaterial calls to “oust” the president and his cohorts. Informal linkages between […]

Formed originally as a result of intense class struggle coupled with the top-heavy development of capitalism—and monopoly capitalism more specifically—the labor aristocracy has now risen to play a pivotal role in the development of the communist movement, especially in the imperialist core. The first mentions of what can be understood as the nascent labor aristocracy […]

[Published May 17th by the PCV’s central media organ Tribuna Popular this document shows the persisting vitality of Proletarian leadership in Venezuela amid an ever-growing crisis of capitalism and confrontation of classes. The clarity in leadership of the PCV is reassuring, and in the context of their mass organization and statements regarding their long-term strategy […]

[Comrade Mohan Baidya has brought forward some unique and helpful insights regarding the quandary that now exists concerning the refoundation of the CPN through the merger of the CPN(UML) and UCPN(MC). Having played a formative role in the development of the CPN(M) throughout the people’s war in Nepal, and later having led the split in […]

[Theo V. Kenji is an aspiring agrarian sociologist and co-founder of the Radical Reading Collective at UC Irvine.] By Theo V. Kenji “What to do?” (53). A short question with a very complex answer. In The World We Wish to See, Samir Amin delves into the contemporary political conjuncture with a succinctness and ease that belies the […]

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) plans a nationwide general strike for April 25th, involving all its affiliates, to oppose years of neoliberal austerity measures from the ANC-led Tripartite Alliance, especially their intensification in recent months with the introduction of extreme anti-labor reforms that could see the minimum wage virtually abolished. The strike […]

  [This letter was originally published at Pambazuka News, dated July 12, 2017, in response to an invitation extended by the SACP to the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) to attend their National Congress. SAFTU, after careful consideration, declined their invitation on the grounds that they had participated in a long series of […]

Fundamental to contemporary discussions of imperialism and anti-imperialism are the First-Worldist and Third-Worldist tendencies, which have distilled as the magnetic poles around which the two-line struggle is fought. However, as is true in all other struggles of political line, we must clearly define what these two poles represent in order to focus comrades’ understanding of […]

The liberal so-called opposition to Trump has recently honed in on one of the articles in the new budgetary proposal for the state department in 2019 which includes, among other things, the further slashing of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) and its related institutions. According to the current president of the NED, Carl Gershman, […]

[Originally given as a speech in 1950 by Mao on the condition of the Communist Party and the People’s Republic, this speech holds invaluable lessons to any current revolutionary movements faced with the seemingly insurmountable odds in uniting the people for the sake of revolution. We must not give ourselves over to ultra-leftist and sectarian […]

[Leftist Critic is an independent writer, researcher, and comrade who cares about the world about them. Other than posting on radical subreddits, they also tweet infrequently at @leftistcriticabout about the murderous u.$. empire, international solidarity with nations and peoples under attack, and provide necessary criticism of the Western “Left.” They can be reached at leftistcritic@linuxmail.org.] By Leftist Critic The […]

[This document was originally published in the 11th Issue of People’s War (the theoretical organ of the Central Committee of the CPI(Maoist)) and deals with the campaign to bolshevize the party as a response to the serious setbacks experienced by the party in the wake of the military operations under Operation Green Hunt. This document is […]

In his address to the Communist League of 1850, Marx noted that, while the petty bourgeoisie and its democrats wish to bribe the workers, to increase alms and state employment as much as possible, the means to carry out the program are not universally agreed upon: they are “not expressed by all sections of [bourgeois […]

[The comrades of the PCV provide, within the umbrella of the Bolivarian revolution, a sober analysis of its limits within the framework of social democracy and capitalist dependency. We agree with our comrades in Venezuela that, in order to survive, the Bolivarian Revolution must proletarianize. History and the unstoppable masses have been pushing the revolution […]

[The following chapter is excerpted from Politico-Economic Problems of Capitalism (1968), by Eugen Varga, entitled “The Labor Aristocracy after the Second World War” whose content is self-explanatory. Included are our notes to the piece, meant to re-align and expand the conception of the labor aristocracy presented here, which suffers from several key defects, notably those of distance […]

[ANTICONQUISTA is a Latinx collective dedicated to exposing and fighting imperialism in Latin Amerika and the Caribbean. They provide analysis of history and current events in the region from a communist, anti-imperialist, Third-Worldist and pan-Latin Amerikan perspective. We at Anti-Imperialism ask that our readers show support for these comrades and their project, as it is an incredibly important one […]

Nobody can really claim to understand the amerikan tax code. Lawyers try to, and, in fact, they like the way taxation works in the united $tates at the moment precisely because they are the only ones who can even begin to sift through it and draw meaning from the well over 70,000 pages it takes […]

Concocted as a thoughtless jab at opposing press, the term “fake news” has become one of the most powerful political slogans of this year, in fact it was even rated 2017’s “word of the year” by dictionary publisher Collins. Despite finding its popularity as Trump’s infamous catch-phrase, the slogan has been given real power mostly […]