Refugees Welcome: Make the Bosses Pay!

Refugees welcome footballfansThe current refugee crisis has brought out some of the horrors of capitalist society, as well as the contrast between the basic human solidarity of ordinary working people and the cold calculation and callousness of capitalist rulers in Europe and elsewhere.

The Bankruptcy of Puerto Rican Capitalism

Puerto Rico graffiti Alexander RabbThe capitalist crisis is relentless, ravaging one region of the world after another. As exemplified by Europe’s “weakest link,” economic and political turmoil in even a small country like Greece can have a knock-on effect throughout the world system. In the Americas, there are many “weak links.” The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is just the latest of the world’s economies to be dragged down by the crisis.

Greece: Snap Elections Called, Syriza Split—Statement of the Communist Tendency of Syriza

communist tendency syrizaGreek Prime Minister Alexi Tsipras has called for new elections on September 20. At the same time, the Left Platform within SYRIZA has announced the setting up of a new party which will run in these elections. Below you find the statement of the Greek Marxists from the Communist Tendency of SYRIZA on the recent events.

The snap elections must become a “boomerang” against their pro-memorandum initiators. A class conscious and left-wing vote and the building of the socialist foundation of the new party would be the best way to defend the betrayed “No” vote of the people, which was betrayed by the government.

Suruc Massacre: Heinous Crime Responsibility of a Heinous Regime

surucTuesday a massacre took place in the district of Suruç in southern Turkey. A massive blast ripped through a meeting of the Federation of Socialist Youth Associations (SGDF) gathered at the Amara Culture Center. It is reported that at least 300 of the federation’s members were gathered at the time of the explosion, and initial numbers indicate a death toll of at least 30 people, in addition to around a hundred wounded. These numbers could rise in the coming days.