Dall’inizio dell’emergenza sanitaria si sono succeduti i decreti del governo Conte che, uno dietro l’altro, hanno aumentato le restrizioni. Ai decreti si sono unite le ordinanze delle diverse regioni. Si è sviluppata una campagna che ha promosso il distanziamento sociale, inviti a restare a casa, hashtag e appelli.
Tutti i dati economici riguardo l’impatto economico della pandemia di Covid-19 sono sufficientemente chiari da costringere la borghesia a parlare ormai di “depressione economica”. Le previsioni dei più prestigiosi istituti finanziari, pur variando di settimana in settimana, rendono impossibile mascherare la verità attraverso i classici sotterfugi con cui i ben pagati economisti sono soliti ingannare la gente sulla situazione reale dell’economia.
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- [Video] Materialism and knowledge: can we know the real world? With Alan Woodson 16. Aprile 2021 at 10:10
How do we acquire knowledge, and how reliable is it? Is there a real world beyond our senses, or is each of us an isolated atom? Can we really understand the workings of society and change it for the better? In his talk at a day school on philosophy, hosted by our British comrades at Socialist Appeal, Alan Woods (editor of In Defence of Marxism) mounted a defence of materialism against the trends of subjective idealism, such as positivism and postmodernism, that deny the possibility of objective and scientific knowledge about the world and society.
- Bangladesh: ruling class holds Golden Jubilee celebrations while thousands perishon 16. Aprile 2021 at 9:35
The ruling class in Bangladesh announced a nationwide lockdown following 10 days of Independence Day celebrations, in which they cosied up to the reactionary Modi regime of India. Meanwhile, workers are facing death and infection on a massive scale, and the health sector is in a parlous state. Anger beneath the surface is building towards an eruption.
- Turkey: Erdoğan quits convention on the abuse of women as femicides skyrocketon 16. Aprile 2021 at 7:13
Protests erupted across Turkey on Saturday 20 March after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan issued a decree withdrawing Turkey from the Istanbul convention, an international treaty to prevent and combat violence against women. The withdrawal has sparked anger, thousands have taken to the streets at protests throughout the country.
- USA: lessons from Bessemer – only class-struggle unionism can defeat Amazon!on 15. Aprile 2021 at 13:48
A failed attempt to unionise Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama is a lesson in the need for a bold and effective strategy by the US labour leaders. Even a goliath like Amazon is no match for the power of the working class when effectively organised. The battle goes on!
- Germany: Der Funke’s groundbreaking 2021 congresson 15. Aprile 2021 at 11:36
Over the weekend of 9-11 April 2021, Der Funke, the German section of the International Marxist Tendency (IMT), held its national congress. We intently discussed the perspectives for the class struggle, and the tasks facing our revolutionary organisation. Although circumstances meant the congress had to take place online, the mood was militant and enthusiastic.