A tribute to Mitch Podolak: 1948 – 2019

By BOB LYONS This is my best friend, Mitch Podolak. He and I have been comrades in the Trotskyist movement for more than 50 years, in Mitch's case since 1961. Mitch will be remembered for his enduring contributions to the Canadian folk music scene. He was the founder and artistic director of some of the … Continue reading A tribute to Mitch Podolak: 1948 – 2019

4th International: Defend the right to self-determination in Catalonia!

By Fourth International Bureau On 20 September 2017, the Civil Guard and the Spanish National Police arrested 14 senior officials of the Generalitat (the Catalan government) and carried out 40 searches of public buildings and private homes. A police operation then seized propaganda material of the CUP (Candidatura de Unidad Popular, the main party of … Continue reading 4th International: Defend the right to self-determination in Catalonia!

Belgium: Trump is not welcome, and neither is NATO!

By THOMAS WEYTS — BRUSSELS —Twelve thousand people took part in the demonstration here on May 24 against Trump and the world that he stands for and against NATO. As expected and hoped, it was a very diverse, lively, and militant demonstration. More than 70 organizations took to the streets against war and imperialist adventures, … Continue reading Belgium: Trump is not welcome, and neither is NATO!

Opposition formed in the Fourth International

Let's seize the opportunities, and build an international for revolution and communism I- The current state of the Fourth International The “broad parties” policy: balance sheet of a catastrophe The FI leadership replaced the strategic goal of building revolutionary parties with the building of “broad parties.” A century after the Russian Revolution, some ask: Is … Continue reading Opposition formed in the Fourth International