conscientious objector held in the cell block at Richmond Castle.
any criteria the world is in a problematic state. There are ominous
signs of worse to come. The rise of Trump and other populists is the
outcome, not the cause, of a life-threatening crisis for world
capitalism which started decades ago and which has seen the working
class share of GDP decline ever since. Since the 2007/8 financial crash
the pretence that international bodies like the UN can keep the peace or
that the IMF can resolve the problem of a world economy paralysed by
debt has worn more than thin. The ground is now being prepared for the
‘final solution’ to the crisis: war – large-scale, world war. There
isn’t a set of progressive policies which can alter this course."
"But the alternative is not to do
nothing. The alternative is not to be dragged into support for the
lesser imperialism. The only alternative to capitalist barbarism and
towards a civilised future is for the working class of the world to
raise its head and reject all war but our own class war for a new world
of peace and prosperity where borders, wars, states, and the financial
speculation and production for profit which cause them, are a thing of
"The capitalists think the working class is dead as an
international political force. But there is a groundswell preparing to
challenge their complacency. If you are interested in being part of
this, come and discuss how we can launch No War But the Class War in the
Organised by the Communist Workers’ Organisation.
Friday 9th of June.
Hosted by Communist Workers' Organisation.
Bar Loco. 22 Leazes Park Road.
Newcastle upon Tyne.
Graffiti from imprisioned First World War conscientious objector held in the cell block at Richmond Castle. "By any criteria the...
A short article by the South Essex Stirrer. Please see the link at the end of the article for the link to the original text. The working v...
Check this excellent website by the Bristol Radical History Group. As they say themselves: "Since 2006 BRHG have organised over 250 ...