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By Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 7.12.2017, http://the-isleague.com/ and www.thecommunists.net Last Wednesday, US President Donald Trump announced that the US formally recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and it will begin the process of moving its embassy to the city, breaking with decades of US policy. This is a real provocation […]
Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital “Will Open the Floodgates of Hell to the West”! Mobilize for a Popular Intifada – in Palestine, in the Arab and Muslim World, Globally! Joint Statement of the International Secretariat of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) and the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel / Occupied Palestine), 06.12.2017, www.thecommunists.net […]
The Pseudo-Marxism of the so-called “Fourth International” founded by Pierre Lambert and its historical background By Yossi Schwartz, Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), November 2017, www.thecommunists.net Part I: Historical Background In 1938 the revolutionary Communists, who opposed counter-revolutionary Stalinism, formed the Fourth International, led by Leon Trotsky. While it was small it had a perspective of […]
By Boris Hammerschlag, Statement of the Internationalist Socialist League, 4.11.2017, http://the-isleague.com/ It seems that the decade-long split in the Palestinian leadership, between the secular Fatah dominated Palestinian Authority and the Islamist Hamas, has come to an end. Most Palestinians, suffering under an immeasurable number of layers of external as well as internal oppression, heaved a sigh of […]
By Yossi Schwartz (The Internationalist Socialist League – Israel / Occupied Palestine), 13.10.2017, http://the-isleague.com/ Between 25 and 35 million Kurds live in the mountainous region on the borders of Turkey, Iraq, Syria, Iran and Armenia. They are the fourth-largest national group in the Middle East, but they have never been able to form a permanent nation […]
Statement of the Internationalist Socialist League By Boris Hammerschlag 27/09/2017 The necessity of the formation of a united anti-colonialist, anti-imperialist front of the Palestinian citizens of Israel has been crystal clear for a long time, not only to socialist revolutionaries well-educated in Marxism and well-trained in class struggle, but also to most major ‘48 Palestinians. […]
Condemn Netanayhu, Father and Son for Siding With the Nazis in the US Against the Anti-Fascists By: Yossi Schwartz (The Internationalist Socialist League – Israel / Occupied Palestine) In November 2015, based on the 1945 British Defense (Emergency) Statutes, the Israeli Security Cabinet declared the northern branch of the Islamic Movement in Israel, an illegal […]
By Adam Smith & Boris Hammerschlag The Internationalist Socialist League 13.8.2017 Last week, it has been announced by Israel’s Minister of Communications, Ayoub Kara, that a legal process has begun to shut down the Qatari-based media outlet’s offices in Jerusalem, following similar measures taken by other reactionary regimes in the region, such as Egypt and […]
By: Yossi Schwartz & Boris Hammerschlag The Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine) 26.07.2017 In the last two weeks the Zionist state has proven in action, that the widespread Palestinian belief that Israel is acting to take over the alAqsa compound has substantial merit to it. This battle for sovereignty over the holy places between the […]
By: Boris Hammerschlag Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine) www.the-isleague.com 22.07.2017 Yet another wave of violence is sweeping AlQuds (Jerusalem) and the holy al-Aqsa compound. A guerilla shooting attack by three Muslim Palestinian citizens of Israel, which happened last week (14.7) and led to the death of two Israeli Policemen, has been expectedly used by the […]
By: Yossi Schwartz During his election campaign, Trump proposed a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States, which he said would protect Americans from Jihadist attacks. His racist message was cheered by many of his supporters who opposed former President Barack Obama‘s decision to increase the number of Syrian refugees admitted to the US.
In a World of Crisis, Wars and Revolutions, the creation of a new World Party of Socialist Revolution is more urgent than ever! Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), www.thecommunists.net Comrades, Brothers and Sisters on all continents! The Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) sends its May Day greetings to all fighters for the […]
The Murder 11 months ago on March 24, 2016, in the Tel Rumeida neighborhood of Hebron, Abdel Fattah al-Sharif, a Palestinian youth, stabbed an Israeli soldier of the occupation force. He was shot and wounded. No medical attention was offered after he was immobilized by the gunfire. While he was lying bleeding on the ground he was shot again in the head by Elor Azaria, a sergeant medic of the Israeli […]
Statement of Solidarity: Protest against the Parliamentary Inquiry launched by the Right-Wing Opposition Party in Austria against the RCIT Section and the Egyptian Migrant Community!
Stop Prosecution for Solidarity with Palestine and for Opposition against the Military Dictatorship in Egypt! We, the undersigned, are aware that a group of deputies of the Freiheitliche Partei, an extreme right-wing racist party led by HC Strache, has initiated a parliamentary inquiry against the Austrian section of the RCIT as well as against the […]
Azaria Guilty of Manslaughter – Another Proof for the Necessity of an Arab Revolution to Save Israeli Jewish Society from Itself
Statement of the Internationalist Socialist League (Section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 07.01.2016, http://the-isleague.com/ Today an Israeli military court has found an Israeli soldier, El’or Azaria, guilty of manslaughter over the cold blood murder of a wounded Palestinian last year.  The Palestinian youth Abdul Fattah ash-Sharif, 21, was killed as he lay overpowered […]
A Statement by the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine) 1. We, members of the Internationalist Socialist League, candidates for membership in the Balad party, wish to condemn sharply the arrest of MP Basel Ghattas, one of our party leaders. Firstly, we must note that Dr. Basel Ghattas was the only MP who signed, at the […]
By Yossi Schwartz (Member of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency [RCIT] and Central-Israel Branch of Balad), 20.11.2016, http://the-isleague.com/ As soon as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu learned of the victory of Donald Trump, he telephoned, tweeted, issued a statement and posted a video celebrating the victory, calling Trump “a true friend of Israel.” Trump, on […]
Statement by the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine), Section of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency, 28.09.2016, www.the-isleague.com, www.thecommunists.net On 18 September tens of activists of the National Democratic Assembly Party – Balad were detained by the police over unclear suspicions. The Israeli police and court have kept the allegations secret and were withholding them from […]
By Yossi Schwartz (member of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency – RCIT and Central-Israel Branch of Balad), 8 August 2016, www.thecommunists.net The Palestinian Authority is preparing a lawsuit against the British government over the issuing of the 1917 Balfour Declaration that paved the way for the creation of the State of Israel. The PA’s Foreign […]
Important notice: This article was submitted as a response piece to the editorial board of “Local Call” (the Hebrew version of “+972 Magazine”) on July 24th, after it published a pro-Zionist guest article opposing the BDS aiming at sawing demoralization among its supporters. After it already underwent a series of amendments and proof-reading, we were […]
May Day 2016 – In Mexico and around the Globe: For a new World Party of Socialist Revolution in Order to Advance the Struggle for Liberation of the Workers and Oppressed! Statement of the Liaison Committee of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) and the Agrupación de Lucha Socialista (ALS), April 2016 The RCIT and […]
The Palestinian Liberation Struggle and the CWI’s Centrist Adaptation to Zionism By Yossi Schwarz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 12.11.2015, http://www.the-isleague.com/ Prior to Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu visit to the US, many reporters around the world had expectations that the visit will be a failure as the US is distancing […]
No Peace with Apartheid – Mass Resistance, International Solidarity and Popular Struggle Will Free Palestine! Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 13.10.2015, www.thecommunists.net In recent days we have witnessed an impressive upsurge of resistance by the Palestinian masses against the Zionist occupiers. Until now, more than 20 Palestinians have been killed brutally by the […]
By Yossi Schwarz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 2.9.2015 On August 30 we learned that a major industrial union, the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers in the US has voted to endorse the (BDS) movement against Israel. “The endorsed resolution points to Israel’s long history of violating the human […]
An open letter from anti-Zionist Jews to the workers, the poor, and the oppressed by Zionism – Part B
No Peace, No Security, No Social Justice – No Future in Zionism! – An open letter from anti-Zionist Jews to the workers, the poor, and the oppressed by Zionism – Part B By Adam Sharonksy IV- State, Religion and Race The Israeli state definition as a Jewish state turns into a virtual race state. This is […]
An open letter from anti-Zionist Jews to the workers, the poor, and the oppressed by Zionism – Part A
No Security, No Peace, No Social Justice – No Future in Zionism – An open letter from anti-Zionist Jews to the workers, the poor, and the oppressed by Zionism – Part A By Adam Sharonsky Friends, when the Israeli government repeatedly goes to war and the economic crisis continues to deepen, it is a good […]
By Yossi Schwartz 07/23/2013 http: //he.theisleague.com In mid-July this year six imperialist powers, the US, Russia, China, France, England, and Germany, signed an agreement with Iran which will limit the latter’s ability to produce enriched uranium to develop nuclear weapons. In return, sanctions which were imposed on Iran by the United States after the Islamist […]
No to Sectarian Divisions and Civil War! For a Workers’ and Popular Government! Joint Statement of the International Secretariat of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) and the RCIT Yemen, 3.4.2015, www.thecommunists.net (1) Since the night of 25 March, a military alliance of reactionary foreign powers has been attacking Yemen. This gang of aggressors is […]
Israel: Ten Years of Struggle against the Theft of Bil’in’s Land – Solidarity and Struggle until Victory!
We, members of the Internationalist Socialist League (ISL) in Israel/Occupied Palestine, as well as our comrades in the world-wide revolutionary communist organization with which we are affiliated, the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), wish to transmit to you today – residents of Bil’in and its neighboring villages, activists in the International Solidarity Movement (ISM), Anarchists […]
Elections in the shadow of a coming Intifada: Vote for the United Arab Party But Don’t Trust the Petty-Bourgeois Leadership!
Short statement By the Internationalist Socialist League 10.02.2015 [The full statement will be published within the next few days] On March 17th, citizens of Israel will vote for the Knesset – the Israeli Parliament. We view the Knesset as an undemocratic organ of the Zionist apartheid state. Voting for it cannot ever change this fact. […]
The Racist Character of Charlie Hebdo and the pro-imperialist campaign “Je Suis Charlie” Solidarity with Muslim People! NOT Solidarity with Charlie Hebdo! By Michael Pröbsting, Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 17.1.2015, www.thecommunists.net * * * * * Note of the Editorial Board: The following document contains 19 pictures. They can be viewed in the pdf […]
After the Paris Attack: Socialists must Join Hands with Muslim People Against Imperialism and Racism!
Reformist and Centrist Forces try to derail the Workers Movement by Failing to Stand up for Solidarity with the Muslims and Against Imperialist War-Mongering! By Michael Pröbsting, Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 17.1.2015, www.thecommunists.net The ruling class in France and the whole EU are attempting to utilize the terrorist attack against the Charlie Hebdo office […]
The violent price of Zionist elections: Bring the police murderers to justice! Give the Bedouins their lands back!
By Yossi Schwarz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 20.1.2015, also at www.thecommunists.net The elections to the Zionist parliament, the Knesset, are coming soon. These elections are scheduled way ahead of time because of the crisis faced by the Netanyahu government. This crisis developed as a result of its political failure […]
France after the Attacks in Paris: Defend the Muslim People against Imperialist Wars, Chauvinist Hatemongering, and State Repression
Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 9.1.2014, www.thecommunists.net On 7 January, jihadist militants attacked the headquarters of the journal Charlie Hebdo and, after separating men and women, killed 12 men including the editor-in-chief, journalists, and policemen. The following day, another person shot at cops and killed two people. At the same time, several […]
Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 8.1.2015, www.thecommunists.net The Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) calls on socialists not to give any support to the pro-imperialist mobilizations organized by the French government, the EU bosses and the bourgeois media.
On the role of female socialist revolutionaries in the struggle against gender discrimination in the education system (in Israel) By: Rotem Elisha Forward Hello everyone, my name is Rotem Elisha, I am a high school student from Ramla – Israel. At the beginning of 2014 I initiated a struggle by opening a Facebook page titled […]
Down with the Israeli Apartheid State! by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 5.11.2014, www.thecommunists.net and www.the-isleague.com As I write this article, Palestinian medical officials have announced that a Palestinian was seriously injured in clashes which erupted Wednesday morning on the site of Haram al-Sharif in Jerusalem. According to reports (Haaretz, November […]
The Renewal of the Imperialist War and the Tasks of the Workers Movement by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 2.10.2014, www.thecommunists.net and www.the-isleague.com In mid-September the US ruling class decided to bombard the Islamic State (IS, often called Daash in Arabic) in Syria. Already on the first day, American war planes […]
A Reply from the RCIT By Michael Pröbsting, Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 15.9.2014, www.thecommunists.net Peter Taaffe, the CWI’s long-standing leader, recently published a response to criticism against the position of his organization regarding the Palestinian liberation struggle. (1) In addition, on 31 August a public debate took place between representatives of the Austrian sections […]
by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 30.8.2014, www.thecommunists.net and www.the-isleague.com The ceasefire agreed to by Israel and Hamas in Cairocame after 51 days of fighting. During this war Israel killed 2,142 people, most of them civilians including more than 490 children; it injured more than 10,000, and destroyed thousands of homes; it bombed […]