English

Massive “Women’s March” inaugurates the resistance against Trump

Correspondent from Washington for Socialism or Barbarism

If Trump’s inauguration was marked by the most important protest in any US presidential inauguration, his first day in office didn’t fall short. With over half a million people marching the streets of Washington DC, and millions across the country -only comparable to anti Vietnam War protests- Women’s March served as a clear message of dissent and resistance to Trump’s starting presidency. However, though women’s and LGBT rights where a...

Categoría: English, Estados Unidos
Etiquetas:

Washington steps up to Trump’s Inauguration

Correspondent from Washington for Socialism or Barbarism

By the closing of story -22.00 local time- syrens still resound in downtown Washington DC. President Donald Trump’s inaugural ceremony has ended several hours ago and protesters still march the streets of the US Capital, besieging rightwing balls with blockades, piquet lines, rallies and demonstrations. From early on the city was mobilized, combining a wide array of slogans and demands: Against xenophobia, racism and white supremacism chanting ‘Black Lives Matter’,...

Categoría: English, Estados Unidos
Etiquetas:

Brexit: A leap in the EU crisis, which, in this first stage, is channeled towards the right

Statement of the international current Socialism or Barbarism, 24/6/16

Most of the British voted for leaving the EU In yesterday’s referendum in the UK, a majority of 52% of the voters chose “Leave”. The first thing to point out is that the campaign for the breaking-off relations with the EU was hegemonized by the right and extreme right sectors, that is, a wide sector of dissidents from the Conservative Party led by the former London mayor, Boris Johnson, and...

Categoría: English
Etiquetas:

We condemn the homophobic hate massacre in Orlando!

Statement of the international current Socialism or Barbarism, 13/06/2016

Let’s prevent this horrendous crime from being used by the right wing to promote anti-immigrant racism and islamophobia! On Saturday night (June 11th) a new massacre occurred in the USA: A shooting in a bar frequented by LGBTI population in Orlando, Florida! It resulted in the death of 50 people and dozens of wounded! On top of being a gay bar, it also was frequented by Latino and African American...

Categoría: English

Regarding the Greek elections this September 20: We call to vote for Antarsya-EEK and to redouble the fight in the streets against the new memorandum

Socialism or Barbarism International Current Statement, 19/09/2015

This Sunday, September the 20 the parliamentary elections called by former Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will be held in Greece. Syriza has called to these elections in order to legitimize in the ballot boxes a pro-austerity policy that is the complete opposite of the popular mandate given by the Greek masses to Syriza in the elections of January 2015 (where despite the reformist strategy of this formation, the workers and...

Categoría: English

► “Popular Unity” is born, by Stathis Kouvelakis, 21/08/2015

Athens, August 21 2015, International Viewpoint  ( http://www.internationalviewpoint.org/spip.php?article4185 ).- Early this morning, 25 Syriza MPs left the parliamentary group of the party to create a new group under the name of “Popular Unity”. Most of these MPs are affiliated to the Left Platform, but some others also joined like Vangelis Diamantopoulos or Rachel Makri, a close collaborator of Zoe Kostantopoulou.[1] This is a major development in Greek politics but also for...

Categoría: English

Solidarity with Greek workers fighting Tsipras’ austerity plans – We demand the immediate release of those arrested the 15th of July

Socialism or Barbarism International Current

Tsipras’ government, betraying the popular will expressed in the referendum of the 5th of July, signed a new Memoranda with the creditors that will only impoverish even more the Greek workers and people.  The anti-austerity movement has taken once against the streets against this plan, with strikes and demonstrations. During the demonstration called for the 15th of July, the Greek police brutally repressed the more than fifteen thousand workers fighting...

Categoría: English

NO means NO: down to Tsipras’ third memorandum! -Workers and people must return to the streets against this new attack towards them

Socialism or Barbarism International Current , 13/07/2015

Finally, after months of useless negotiations, the Greek Government has capitulated entirely to the Troika (European Union + IMF + European Central Bank). Ignoring the popular will expressed on the 5th of July with the massive “NO” vote  against the proposal of the Troika, an overwhelming and  massive vote among the working class and the youth, the Government of Tsipras has accepted an agreement even worse than the one rejected...

Categoría: English

The Nuevo MAS positioned itself as the fifth political force in the province of Cordoba

The Nuevo MAS has made an extraordinary election in Cordoba, positioning ourselves as the fifth political force in the province, with over 26 thousand votes and corroborating the definitive installation of our party as one of the most important ones of the revolutionary left. This is demonstrated by some departments’ results such as the Capital’s, and also by our provincial extension in important districts such as Colón (Jesus Maria, Colonia...

Categoría: English

Greece – Great popular victory against pro-austerity politics

Statement of Socialism or Barbarism Europe, 05/07/2015, 10 pm

As we write this statement, the victory of ‘NO’ in the Greek referendum on the latest proposal of the Troika seems irreversible: with 65% of votes counted, “No” has an advantage of more than twenty points than the YES (61.3% against 38.7%). It is a victory of the workers and the Greek people against the European Union, the IMF, the European Central Bank, and all the European capitalist Governments trying...

Categoría: English

About the referedun called by Syriza on sunday

Socialism or Barbarism journal N°338, 02/07/15

Critical vote for the NO! Exit the euro takeing anticapitalist measures! No agreement with the adjusters! No confidence on Tsipras! Everyone to the streets to impose a program in service of the workers and the greek people! After five months of negotiations with the Troika, at the closing of this edition Syriza’s call for a referendum was still holding up. With it, the greek people will be adressed about the...

Categoría: English
Etiquetas: ,

► NO! No agreement! End the negotiations! – Decision of the CC of OKDE (Spartakos)[1], June 28, 2015

The greek government, despite its persistent efforts, failed to win the confidence of the institutions (EU, IMF) and the favor or the hegemonic bourgeois classes of Europe. The vows of loyalty to the repayment of the debt “fully and timely” and the renunciation of unilateral actions, as well as of any measure which would be contrary to the capitalist normality, weren’t enough. SYRIZA adopted ever more measures and reforms in...

Categoría: English
Etiquetas:

Greece – We must reject Tsipras capitulation to the UE and the FMI!

By Claudio Testa, Socialismo o Barbarie, 25/06/2015

¡ Syriza’s legislators must respect the anti-austerity mandate given to them by the greek people and vote against this treason and for the rejection of the agreements signed with the Troikas slavers! ¡For the rejection of the fraudulent external debt! ¡For the rupture from the EU and the Eurozone, where it’s been proven there are no possible outcome favorable to the workers and people of Greece! “The alpha and omega...

Categoría: English
Etiquetas:

Manuela Castañeira for president, Jorge Ayala for vice-president.

By Roberto Sáenz

A strategic wager Last weekend the leadership of our party took an important decision, facing the forthcoming primary elections next august. We decided to make a change in our presidential formula, placing our comrade Manuela Castañeira at the head of it, running Héctor “Chino” Heberling for governor (a post we had vacant) and confirming Jorge Ayala for vice-president. We bet on new generations The first factor in this decision has...

Categoría: English

Elections in the (Dis)United Kingdom

By Claudio Testa

Victory of the Conservative Party with deepening of dangerous cracks in and out “London. – Now, having more power than ever, the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, invited his European Union (EU) partners to choose between bad and worse.” On the same day of his electoral triumph he warned that he will honor his promise to convene a referendum that will define if Great Britain continues or not in the...

Categoría: English
  • Publicaciones de la corriente SoB

  • Elaboraciones estratégicas de la corriente SoB