Thursday, June 23, 2016

UK - REFERENDUM

Vote Yes: For the Socialist United States of Europe!
Gerry Downing

We should call for a Yes vote in the referendum because as socialists we must ask and answer the question, is it in the interests of the working class and oppressed in Britain and internationally for the UK to remain in the EU or to leave it? That is our sole criterion. We are for a Yes vote primarily because we recognise that socialism in a single country is impossible. Indeed capitalism has long ago become impossible to sustain and develop in a single country and socialism must be built on a far higher level of wealth and productivity. An exit from the EU would strengthen nationalism and patriotism not only in the British ruling class but also in a big section of the British working class.

But surely we must not attempt in any way to confuse the Socialist United States of Europe with the present imperialist cabal that is the European Union? The United States of America was established in the War of Independence and maintained in the Civil War in revolutionary struggles. France’s internal customs borders were demolished along with the ancien regime by revolution in 1789-94. However both Germany and Italy were unified from the top down basically by reactionary political movements after failed revolutions.

PUERTO RICO

¡Por el derecho a la independencia plena y
la autodeterminación nacional de Puerto Rico!
Ana Souza, Leon Carlos, Humberto Rodrigues

Puerto Rico pose una población de 3,7 millones de habitantes. En los últimos 20 años la deuda (publica) del país se disparó a 72 mil millones de dólares lo que equivale al 103% de su producto nacional bruto. Más la situación del país se ve agravada por su condición colonial. Puerto Rico es la más antigua colonia de EUA. Formalmente es llamado “Estado Libre Asociado “a los EUA y hasta de “51 Estado” más de hecho es una colonia del siglo 21.

PUERTO RICO NO TIENE UNA CRISIS DE ENDEUDAMIENTO,
MAS SI UNA CRISIS COLONIAL

Puerto Rico no es un país independiente y no tiene verdaderamente el mismo tratamiento de un estado de la federación imperialista. Esta situación está quebrando a la economía del país. Puerto Rico vive lo peor entre los dos mundos. Como no es un país independiente como es Grecia, no puede siquiera renegociar la deuda con los acreedores internacionales, siquiera con el FMI, por ejemplo.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

UK - PLEBISCITE

Revolutionary Defeatism to the imperialist U.S.
and E.U., and to the British imperialist right!
For the Socialist United States of Europe!
Leon Carlos
Versión en español


The plebiscite on June 23 will decide whether the United Kingdom will remain or not in the European Union.

The arena is divided between imperialist U.S., France and Germany together with a side of imperialist Britain who want to stay in the European Union; as opposed to another sector of British imperialism who wants the UK to leave the EU.

The majority of imperialism, labour and conservatives are for the permanence of Great Britain in the European Union. The British imperialism sector which wants the UK to leave the EU has a nationalist rightwing echo and fascist tendencies.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

U.S. - PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

Choosing the Commander in Chief who
will direct imperialism in World War III

Ana Souza

Promising to get rid of George Bush Junior’s legacy, Obama was elected while surfing on a wave of optimism. But his "Yes we can" has left the working class and oppressed with "what have we done?" as Obama has cynically deepened imperialism’s agenda by continuing the Bush horror legacy in the Middle East, backstabbing the working class and oppressed by promulgating policies that have only exacerbated their impoverishment after the 2008 capitalist depression, and extending the U.S. influence further into Asia, Africa and rallied western European allies in imperialist encirclement at the Russian border, paving the way for a new war.