[Alfie Hancox is a Masters of Research student investigating the politics of gender, sexuality and race on the British far left. He is interested in recovering theory linking diverse social movements with an anti-imperialist political economy.] By Alfie Hancox Fifty years ago, in 1968, the capitalist world-system was shaken by an eclectic outpouring of revolutionary […]

On tuesday it was announced that Amazon will be raising its company minimum wage to 15 dollars an hour for amerikan workers, and that it will further lobby for the federal minimum wage to be raised to match it. The company also moved to raise the minimum wage in their uk warehouses in a similar […]

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 […]

[This open letter, first published by the Communist Party of India (Maoist) in 2009, after the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) won a majority in the government and Prachanda was made Prime Minister in the country, bears a number of important lessons for us now. The situation in Nepal now is different than it […]

[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 […]

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 […]

[On behalf of RAIM and the editorial board of Anti-Imperialism.org, J. Alexander talks with Jeff J. Brown, a China-based progressive anti-imperialist author, host of China Rising Radio Sinoland and senior editor at The Greanville Post, about prospects for revolution, the labor aristocracy, and the nature of Russian and Chinese global power.] Jeff J. Brown: Ramin […]

[Originally published in English on the website Red Star Over Donbass, translated by Greg Butterfield, this article underscores the destructive transition in Ukraine up to and after the western-backed coup by the neoliberal Maidan movement. Further, the author dares to explore the relationship between the imperialist core and dependent countries in the context of modern […]

Given its worldwide ubiquity, it is easy to forget that hip hop did not always idolize the wealthy and powerful. As an expression of the dispossessed black youth, its content was explicitly political. Its origin can be traced back all the way to the 1970s, during the tragic demise of the Black Liberation Movement. But […]

[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 […]

[Issued in 1937 as a corrective to bureaucratic, commandist, as well as tailist errors, On Practice, along with its elaborative but independent philosophical counterpart On Contradiction, remain the best distillations of the Marxist method, and the best correctives to doctrinaire sterility, as well as errors “left” and right. On the 124th anniversary of the birth […]

Undoing the historic land reform initiated by ZANU-PF in 2000, Zimbabwe’s new administration, under the leadership of Emmerson Mnangagwa, has returned seized land to the the first white farmer in a process he hopes will restore Zimbabwe’s agricultural success. Robert Smart and his son Darryn returned to their former farm about 200 kilometers east of […]

The newest Star Wars film gives us a lot to think about, and potentially many lessons from which we can learn or adapt a few things for our purposes; among them, the fact that they will milk this franchise until the end of capitalism. Yet it also provides more useful discourse and examples. Of course […]

[Circulated 12/06/17 by the Palestinian Youth Movement (PYM), the Revolutionary Anti-Imperialist Movement wholeheartedly endorses the position of the PYM on the imperialist selection of Al-Quds as the capital of the Zionist entity.] We, the Palestinian Youth Movement, condemn the recent iterations of the US Settler government advancing the Zionist entity’s ethnic cleansing of Palestine. We […]

The heroic struggle of the Yemeni people continues on, intensifying with every passing day. They are besieged from all sides, yet have achieved spectacular victories in their struggle for independence against the imperialist coalition and the traitor “president” Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi, who continues to depend on the backing of the world’s chief parasites for everything […]

[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 […]

A little over a month ago, in a room of uniformed military commanders and the press eager to catch a glimpse of the new presidential aesthetic, Trump referred boastfully to a “calm before the storm” that their meeting represented. Characteristically coy, and perhaps uncharacteristically restrained, Trump bid the press wait and see what would happen. […]

[Originally published on Kersplebedeb.com, these notes serve as a useful way of looking at the global political shift we are currently experiencing in the world today. Pushed forward by an increasingly powerful movement of far-right, ultra-nationalist revanchism and the loss of confidence in the neo-liberal model. In the context of global imperial capitalism, it is vital […]

Marking the 99th anniversary of the armistice that ended WWI, we are faced with a historic impasse as communists and anti-imperialists in the core countries. A grand inter-imperialist war that ultimately tested the resolve of so-called “progressives” that could not bring themselves to oppose what they saw as an opportunity for national glory. It was […]