ICC online meetings on 28 and 29 January: the 2020s, communism or barbarism

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    The tremendous intensification of the military chaos provoked by the war in Ukraine; the Covid 19 pandemic and its millions of victims; the climatic catastrophes descending with redoubled violence on the four corners of the planet; the economic crisis, undoubtedly one of the worst in the history of capitalism, sinking whole sections of the proletariat into precariousness and misery… All these manifestations of barbarism, chaos and misery demonstrate the irreparable impasse facing capitalism.

    The 2020s will therefore see an unprecedented increase in convulsions, disasters and the worst forms of suffering in all regions of the world and on all continents. It is the very existence of human civilisation that is openly threatened! How can we explain this accumulation and aggregation of so many catastrophes?

    For all that, the workers’ struggles which have been developing in Britain since this summer show that the working class is beginning to react, albeit with great difficulty, and is refusing to suffer the attacks of the bourgeoisie on its working and living conditions. It is by developing struggles on this terrain that the working class will give itself the means to rediscover its class identity and will be able to create an alternative to the deadly spiral into which capitalism is plunging humanity.

    Essential reading for the discussion: https://en.internationalism.org/content/17287/acceleration-capitalist-de…

    You are invited to discuss these questions in ICC public meetings that will be held online on

    Saturday 28 January at 11am GMT and

    Sunday 29 January at 5pm GMT

    Write to the ICC at uk@internationalism.org stating which meeting you want to participate in and we will send you the link.

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