“What we do urgently need is to turn these protests onto the offensive. This means avoiding the isolation of the protests, broadening them and involving more and more social sectors.”- IV553 - February 2021
“The perspectives on the left are for the moment blocked, which reinforces the role of the mass movement and should push the radical and revolutionary left to come out of its reflexes of self-affirmation, which are of little use in offering credible perspectives on the left.”- IV553 - February 2021 / Greece
Comparing the history of the Covid-19 pandemic in Asia and Europe (as well as between Asian and European countries) aids discussion of the choices and means of a health policy. The answers to some questions may be obvious, or prove much more complex.- IV553 - February 2021 / France, Vietnam, South Korea, China, Hong Kong, Covid-19 Pandemic
Catalonia goes to the polls on Sunday 14 February (14-F) in elections for the devolved parliament and government (“Generalitat”), The elections will be closely watched in Scotland, particularly by the independence movement looking to learn from the struggle. Glasgow Radical Independence Campaign and Dundee Radical Independence Campaign will shortly hold a joint public discussion meeting on the elections.
Catalan Fourth Internationalists in Anticapitalistes (part of the confederal (...)
“It is terribly hard to say goodbye to such a wonderful friend and comrade as Ernie, a real working class intellectual who combined amazing political and human qualities. It is of course a huge loss for Jess to whom we send our love and solidarity.”- In Memoriam - Obituaries and appreciations / Britain, Obituary, Fourth International, Canada
“The coup in Myanmar has exposed the faulty foundation of the country's democratic transition. We spoke with an organizer in Myanmar's burgeoning labor movement — which will be central to the fight against authoritarianism in the coming days and months.” Kevin Lin and Michael Haack.- IV553 - February 2021 / Trade unions/workplace organizing, Myanmar