In mid-January 2024, the ruling class in Germany launched a cunning campaign to defend democracy. This campaign shows all the deviousness of the German bourgeoisie in the way it is able to exploit the vile evidence of the decomposition of its system, and especially in its ability to use this against the working class.
We publish here an exchange of views with Tobias, a contact in Germany, focusing on the mobilisations in support of “Freedom for Palestine”.
Since the beginning of the year, farmers have been mobilising against the fall in their incomes. The movement, which started in Germany following the abolition of subsidies for farm diesel, has now spread to France, Belgium and the Netherlands.
This dossier contains contributions to an internal debate relating to the understanding of the ICC’s concept of decomposition, to inter-imperialist tensions and the threat of war, and to the balance of forces between the proletariat and the bourgeoisie.
Continuation of a debate within the ICC about the growing drive to war, its nature in the phase of decomposition, and the state of the class struggle
Our response to a message from the Ant-Militarist Initiative, a network mainly based in Eastern Europe, which is part of a wider questioning of capitalism's war drive in the wake of the wars in Ukraine and the Middle East. 
The ICC's paper in France reached its 500th issue in January.    
A hundred years ago, the Left Opposition around Trotsky and others was formed inside the Communist Party of Russia. This article focuses on the opportunist errors which eventually led it to abandon the proletarian camp. 
The ruling class will mark the 100th anniversary of Lenin's death with their own fables about Lenin the "bloodthirsty autocrat". Our answer is to highlight his essential contribution to the emancipation of the working class. 
Articles from International Review 171 on the two poles of the world situation: on the one hand capitalism's accelerating drive towards barbarism and destruction, and on the other, the revival of proletarian struggle, opening the possibility of a new society.

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