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  • Manifesto of the Revolutionary Communist International

    Manifesto of the Revolutionary Communist International

    In 1938, the great Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky stated that “the historical crisis of mankind is reduced to the crisis of the revolutionary leadership.” These words are as true and relevant today as the day when they were written. In the third decade of the 21st century, the capitalist system finds itself in an existential…

  • Uttarakhand crisis: an impending disaster

    Uttarakhand crisis: an impending disaster

    An expensive and environmentally ruinous development project, built to appease Modi’s Hindu nationalist base, and approved following all manner of legal manoeuvres, represents a ticking time bomb in India’s mountains. Uttarakhand, a state in northern India crossed by the Himalayas, is known for its Hindu pilgrimage sites. Also known as Devbhoomi or the Land of…

  • Indian dockworkers mobilise against Israel’s war machine

    Indian dockworkers mobilise against Israel’s war machine

    Alex Gassem Thousands of Indian dockworkers are refusing to assist in the transporting of Israeli arms. This tremendous example of working-class solidarity must be repeated across the world to effectively resist Israel’s slaughter! On 14 February, the Water Transport Workers Federation of India (WTWFI) – representing 3,500 workers in 11 of India’s 12 major ports…

  • Support the All-India General Strike Called by Central Trade Unions (CTU) and Samyuktha Kisan Morcha (SKM) on February 16th 2024

    Support the All-India General Strike Called by Central Trade Unions (CTU) and Samyuktha Kisan Morcha (SKM) on February 16th 2024

    The right-wing BJP government, led by Narendra Modi, has carried out ceaseless attacks on working people since it came to power in 2014. The Modi government’s policy of rampant privatisation of the public sector, including railways, electricity, telecommunications, highways, and airports. etc. has squeezed the working class, while rewarding the rich multinationals. Unemployment and inflation…

  • Marx on the Indian Revolt, the violence of the oppressed, and imperialist hypocrisy

    Marx on the Indian Revolt, the violence of the oppressed, and imperialist hypocrisy

    The following short article by Karl Marx, published in the New York Daily Tribune in 1857, comments on the Indian Rebellion that broke out against the British East India Company the same year. In a few short lines, Marx skewers the hypocrisy of respectable English society reeling in horror at the violence of the rebels; the product…

  • Down with hypocrisy! Defend Gaza! – IMT statement

    Down with hypocrisy! Defend Gaza! – IMT statement

    The following statement by the International Marxist Tendency declares our solidarity with the Palestinian people. It answers the disgusting hypocrisy of western imperialism and its lackeys, who are rallying behind the reactionary Israeli state as it unleashes bloody vengeance on Gaza, following Hamas’ surprise attack on 7 October. We moreover explain why freedom for Palestine…

  • IMT India Statement on the 18th G20 Countries Meeting in New Delhi

    IMT India Statement on the 18th G20 Countries Meeting in New Delhi

    As the G20 summit in New Delhi ends, we are raising our voice in dissent against the farcical conference of bourgeois leaders, imperialists and capitalist despots, which failed to deliver a single solution to the many disasters resulting from the international crisis of capitalism.  The Modi government left no stone unturned to showcase India as…

  • West faces humiliation in Ukraine

    West faces humiliation in Ukraine

    If the meeting of the Group of 20 (G20) major economies in India was intended as a show of unity against Russia, it succeeded in producing precisely the opposite result. The final declaration of the Group, which pointedly refused to condemn Moscow, immediately provoked a wave of fury in Kyiv and exposed glaring contradictions in…

  • Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh and Delhi elections – what do they tell us?

    Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh and Delhi elections – what do they tell us?

    The current right-wing Modi regime in India won the assembly elections in Gujarat, which were seen as a rehearsal for the 2024 general elections. The reasons behind this victory are complex and must be explained, against the context of other state elections that produced different results. The economic crisis in India endures and unemployment is…

  • Solidarity with the protests against Adani Vizhinjam International seaport!

    Solidarity with the protests against Adani Vizhinjam International seaport!

    Vizhinjam, a coastal town located two kilometres south of Kerala’s capital Thiruvananthapuram, is simmering with widespread protests against the construction of a private port by the richest person in India, Gautam Adani. The people living in this coastal town, mostly fishermen, are protesting against the Adani-led construction of Vizhinjam International seaport. The protests, which have…