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The armed uprising reaches East Jerusalem

Yossi Schwartz ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 27.9.2022Weeks ago we wrote that the armed Palestinians uprising is beginning. Since then we have seen the growing armed resistance that the Zionists call terrorism was intensified in Jenin and Nablus. Now we see that East Jerusalem has joined the armed resistance.

The new Palestinian freedom fighters known as the Areen al-Usood (Lion’s den)

ISL, the section of the RCIT in Israel/ Occupied Palestine, 27.923 old Saed al-Kuni, the Palestinian fighter that was shot dead by IDF soldiers last week, was the fifth member of the Lions’ Den armed group to be killed in the past few weeks by Zionist apartheid state terror.The Lions’ Den, which is based in […]

The heroic struggle of the people of Iran against the reactionary regime is intensifying

ISL, the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 24.9The times of Israel reports (1) that according to Iran’s controlled state TV 35 people were killed in the last 8 days in Iran. However according to the Oslo-based Iran Human Rights, 50 people were killed by Iran’s so called security forces on more than a […]

Lapid and his lies

ISL, the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 23.9In his speech before the UN General Assembly Yair Lapid the interim PM of Israel said that he is for a two states solution as it serves Israel and the only condition he asks for is that the Palestinian state will keep the peace.

Down with the Iranian regime – for a socialist revolution!

ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 21.9.2022Protests have erupted across Iran in recent days after a 22-year-old woman Mahsa Amini died while being held by the morality police for violating the country’s strictly enforced Islamic dress code. The 22-year old from the small town of Saghes in the western province of Kurdistan […]

The revolutionary Marxist strategy and tactic in the coming parliamentary elections in the Zionist state

ISL, the section of the RCIT in Israel /Occupied Palestine, 17.09.2022 In November this year the next elections to the Zionist parliament will take place. This raises of course the question what position revolutionaries in Israel should take. To answer this question, it is necessary to review the revolutionary strategy and tactics and apply them […]

Long live the Armed Intifada!

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 14.09.2022 As this article is written we are informed by the Zionist mass media that an officer of the oppressive Zionist army was killed in an exchange of fire with two armed Palestinian gunmen near the village of Jalma, close to the West Bank fence [1]. […]

The sociopolitical crisis of Iraq

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 2.9.2022 In Iraq, following its occupation and its destruction by the Western imperialists the masses began in October 2019 to take to the streets and called for the overhaul of the country’s political and corrupt ruling elite. These days the Prime Minister is Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. Kadhimi […]

The Palestinian armed resistance as part of the Arab revolution

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 30.08.2022 The Palestinians armed resistance of the past few months shows that there is a real possibility to return to the days when Palestinian freedom fighters roamed the streets of Palestinian cities villages and refugee camps. Armed Palestinians fired in the air during the […]

The historical crisis of the imperialist system

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 29.08.2022 When we speak on the crisis of capitalism, we should be clear that there is a periodical economic crisis and there is the general-historical crisis of the world capitalist system. The two crises are connected but are not the same. Marx wrote that […]

On Mahmoud Abbas and the use of the term Holocaust

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 23.08.2022 Last week, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has provoked the Zionist outrage by his misuse of a Holocaust analogy during a press conference with German Chancellor Olaf Scholtz. In response to a question on whether he would apologize for the 1972 Palestinian attack on […]

The Zionists’ lies have very short legs

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel /Occupied Palestine, 17.08.2022 On August 6, during the last war of Israel on Gaza the Zionist army claimed that the Palestinian Islamic Jihad killed 4 Palestinian children in Jabaliya. The next day the office of PM Lapid said the same thing. “On August 6, an […]

On Public Transport and Education in Israel

By Adam Smith, ISL/RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 15.08.2022 For the coming new school year, there has been a new round of negotiations between the Finance Ministry and the School teachers union. While it seems that the Finance Ministry demands for getting rid of tenure will not pass, any pay increase, if any, will be very […]

The lies of the state about the war on Gaza

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 09.08.2022 In the book 1984 by Orwell the ruling party invented a language called Newspeak, which attempts to prevent political rebellion by eliminating all words related to it. According to the Newspeak, “War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.”  Even thinking rebellious […]

The Zionist apartheid state commits a new war crime

By Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 07.08.2022 The new elections to the Zionist parliament will take place in November 2022. Lapid who became the Prime Minister of Israel on 1 July 2022 loves this position and he is ready to do anything to be next Prime Minister including a war on […]

Israel will not be able to keep the Jewish agency open in Russia

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 03.08.2022 There was a time that anyone who dared to criticize the crimes of the Zionist state against the Palestinian would be silenced and under tremendous pressure to apologize. These days have gone with the wind. Today most Human right organizations like Amnesty International, Human rights […]

Is it the beginning of a gang clash?

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 25.07.2022 For many years Israel tried to have close relations with both the Western imperialists and with the Russian imperialists. Yet the souring of relations began in April this year. The close relations began with Mikhail Gorbachev that under his regime one million Russian […]

On the midterm elections in the USA and Zionism

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 23.07.2022 In 2019 Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar of the Democratic Party came under attack even by the established leadership of the Democratic party for saying that the Zionist Jews are buying political support. She tweeted about “it is all about the Benjamins baby” […]

When two hypocrites meet in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Yossi Schwartz, the ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 19.07.2022 The imperialist mass media has informed us that Biden in his visit to Saudi Arabia raised the issue of the journalist Khashoggi who was murdered by the Saudi local ruling class. Biden said after the meeting that he “made it clear what […]

On the visit of the President of the USA to Israel

Yossi Schwartz, ISL – the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 13.07.2022 According to Jerusalem Post Palestinian activists have called for a protest in Ramallah on Thursday against US President Joe Biden’s visit to Ramallah and meeting in Bethlehem with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. “The protest express rejection of Biden’s humiliating policies toward the Palestinian […]

Russia’s Failure to Pay Debts – Another Sign of Imperialist Dominance

Adam Smith, The ISL, RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 05.07.2022 It appears that due to Western sanctions, Russia has defaulted on its debt. “Because Russia wants to pay and has plenty of money to do it, he denied that this amounts to a genuine default, which usually occurs when governments refuse to pay, or their economies […]

On September 11 – Israel, the best friend of Pinochet

Yossi Schwartz, ISL – RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 04.07.2022 Most people associate September 11 with al-Qaeda deliberately crashing two planes into the upper floors of the North and South Towers of the World Trade Center complex and a third plane into the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. However, a few people outside Chile remember that on […]

The US Supreme Court leads the attack on working class women

The ISL, RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 28.6.2022 Parades, pickets, demonstrations, marches, rallies, protests of millions of Americans during the war of Vietnam and the struggle for equal civil rights were common. With carefully-planned act of protest, refusing to give up her seat on a bus, NAACP activist Rosa Parks gave new vigor to the civil […]

On the Istanbul Convention, Ukraine, and Israel

Adam Smith, the ISL – RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 20.06.2022 While all Zionists are reactionary, some care about their optics, and some don’t. This is the root of the recent debate about the Istanbul convention. The hardline right wing campaigns under the slogan “The curse from Istanbul” (a pun on the popular Turkish drama […]

Another Great Joke

Yossi Schwartz of the ISL, the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 20.06.2022 We are informed that Israel joined a 47-country bloc that denounced China’s forced imprisonment of Uyghur Muslims at the United Nations’ Human Rights Council on Tuesday.

Zionists kill Palestinian workers who seek work in 1948 Occupied Palestine

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 20.06.2022 On 19.6.2022, Nabil Ahmed Ghanem 53 was killed as he tried to cross Israel’s separation wall in Qalqilya city in the 1967 occupied West Bank. He was shot dead while he tried to cross the separation wall seeking super exploited employment. He was among the […]

The Flag March, a Pogrom in Jerusalem

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 06.01.2022 Pogrom is a Russian term that means “to wreak havoc, and it is associated with attacks on Jews though the word has been extended to the assault of other groups as well. In 1819 anti-Jewish violence had been accompanied by the rallying call […]

The soft and not so soft Zionism of the ISA

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 25.05.2022 While not covering for long weeks the Palestinian struggle against the Zionist oppression on the 74th anniversary of the Nakba, the right-wing centrists – the ISA has published an article that distorts history in order to recruit some naïve pro Palestinians to their […]

The Zionist brutality continues

Yossi Schwartz ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 19.05.2022 Following the cold blood murder of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh by the Zionist army the Zionist propaganda was that most likely she was killed by Palestinians’ fire or may be by a mistake of a soldier. In addition, the Israeli government […]

Down with the reactionary regime in Iran – Down with American imperialism!

ISL, the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 16.05.2022 A wave of protest against the reactionary regime and the economic conditions of the masses has continued in Iran on Sunday night, while the brutal Iranian security forces violently attack the protesters. According to the Jerusalem Post, a video shared on social media reportedly from […]

Not only they kill but they also attack the funeral

Yossi Schwartz, ISL – the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 16.5.2022 On May 11 2022 the Zionist army murdered in cold blood the known and highly respected Palestinian-American Journalist Shireen Abu Akia. As soon as the Zionist army realized they killed a well – known American citizen and her murder which is an […]

The evidence proving Israel assassinated Shireen Abu Akleh

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 12.05.2022 The journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, 51, was shot in the head while covering an Israeli army operation in the West Bank city of Jenin on Wednesday. The Palestinians blamed Israel for her death, while Israeli officials said Palestinian gunmen may have fired the […]

Zionist Army shoot reporters because they are armed with cameras

ISL statement, RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 11.05.2022 On Wednesday morning the journalist Shireen Abu Akleh who worked in Al Jazeera was shot dead in the Jenin refugee camp. Al Jazeera condemned the Zionist army for her death. In a statement Al Jazeera said: “In a blatant murder, violating international laws and norms, the Israeli […]

Who said Stalinism is dead?

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 10.05.2022 After voting with the right-wing government, the general secretary of the Joint List’s Hadash faction says it will back the bill to dissolve the Knesset. From the perspective of the international working class and the Palestinians citizens of Israel the difference between Bennett’s government and […]

The ethnic cleansing of the Palestinians has not stopped

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 08.05.2022 Introduction According to the reactionary ADL that spread fake information, the Palestinian refugee issue originated in the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, when five Arab armies invaded the State of Israel just hours after it was established. During the ensuing war, as many as 750,000 […]

The right-wing government of Bennett-Meretz is allowing the far-right Zionists to enter the Al Aqsa compound during the Zionist independent day

ISL statement, RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 05.05.2022 Like other imperialists when Israel says that X or Y happened you can never trust that it is true. “The Israeli government has repeatedly said it is committed to the status quo. But footage of police turning a blind eye to Jewish worshipers has repeatedly cropped up […]

After robbing their lands, the Zionists are hunting Palestinian human right activists outside of Palestine

Yossi Schwartz ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 04.05.2022 Khalid Barakat a Palestinian refugee, who resides in Vancouver, has been named by Israeli intelligence services as a leader of PFLP, and it alleged that he is connected to the PFLP affiliated NGO Samidoun. According to the right-wing National post the Zionists in […]

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov claims Hitler was a Jew

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 02.05.2022 “Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attacked Ukraine and its president Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday during an interview in Italy, claiming that “the fact that he is a Jew does not negate the Nazi elements in his country. I belive that Adolf Hitler also […]

The Poverty of the Zionist ideology

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 01.05.2022 It is amusing to see how ignorant the Zionist professors are. Their ideology simply stupefies them. Take for example Prof. Yehuda Bauer who spoke at the Vert Hotel in Jerusalem on Tuesday night at a dinner hosted by the World Jewish Congress and […]

The Holocaust Remembrance Day

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 28.04.2022 In Israel, Holocaust Remembrance Day began Wednesday evening with the official state ceremony at Yad Vashem’s Warsaw Ghetto Square in the Mount of Remembrance in Jerusalem. President Isaac Herzog and Prime Minister Naftali Bennett both delivered their speeches. Speaker of the Knesset MK […]

On the Breakdown of the Russian Army

Adam Smith, ISL – RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 27.04.2022 One of the (correct) arguments against centrists’ opposition to NATO sending weapons to Ukraine is that in the real world, wars are stopped with weapons and not with words. However, if we advise against direct NATO involvement, we can also be accused of naivety. Against […]

The elections in France

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 26.04.2022 In the presidential elections in France, both Macron and Le Pen counted on far-left votes. Jean-Luc Mélenchon had a strong support in the first round, winning 22% of the vote. To win, Macron must secure the support of a large chunk of the […]

How did the clashes in Al Aqsa begin?

Yossi Schwartz, ISL – RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 26.04.2022 The very long nose of Lapid In a very famous children’s story Pinocchio, the wooden child lies and as he lies his nose becomes longer and longer. If this was true the nose of FM of Israel Lapid would be a few meters. “Israel will […]

Centrists, learn to think!

Yossi Schwartz ISL the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 24.04.2022 There are not only Stalinists but centrists who call themselves Marxists and even Trotskyists who oppose the delivery of weapons to the Ukrainian army fighting the Russian imperialist’s invasion of the Ukraine. The argument for this position is the reactionary nature of Zelensky’s regime that for […]

The Zionists call the Palestinian protesters in Al Aqsa rioters

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 23.04.2022 The Zionist police has attacked Muslims in Al Aqsa during the Ramadan and have caused a lot of anger amongst the Arab and Muslim people. It has forced the local ruler’s allies of Israel like Jordan, Morocco UAE and Turkey to condemn the Israeli government in […]

Down with the Zionist Hooligans!

ISL Statement, the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 20.04.2022 The Palestinian Red Crescent Society reported that at least 50 Palestinian civilians were injured this Tuesday when Zionist soldiers fired tear gas canisters and rubber-coated metal bullets at them to secure a march of 20,000 super nationalist Zionists in a provocative activity in an […]

For the fraternization of Russian and Ukrainian soldiers!

Yossi Schwartz ISL RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 18.04.2022 According to the Ukrainian Intelligence Directorate, the (GUR) growing number of Russian soldiers refuse to serve in the military amid the imperialist invasion of Ukraine. This refusal has been observed specifically in the 150th Motorized Rifle Division of the 8th Army of the Southern Military District. […]

Down with Israel’s state terrorism!

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 17.04.2022 According to the Palestinian presidency on Friday very early in the morning a large force of the heavily-armed Zionist police entered Al-Aqua Mosque compound and broke into the Al-Qibli prayer hall, a 1,000-year-old domed building, beating Palestinian worshippers in the main prayer hall […]

The ISA, by opposing the delivery of weapons to Ukraine to fight Russian imperialism, serves Russian imperialism.

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 14.04.2022 Among other things, wars expose the political nature of organizations that claim to be Marxists but are swinging between reformism and revolutionary Marxism. Marxists call these organizations centrists. The Russian imperialist invasion of Ukraine has shown us that Reformism gives shelter to the innumerable shades […]

Down with the Zionist state terror!

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 13.04.2022 In response to several attacks made in Israel, most of them against civilians since the beginning of Ramadan, 8 Palestinians were killed, including 2 women and one child. The Bennett-Meretz government has increased the number of army units deployed in the West Bank and launched […]

In Defense of Ayman Odeh – Hands off the Joint List

Yossi Schwartz, ISL-RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 12.4.2202 As could be predicted Bennet-Meretz’s government has been using the terrorist act of the Palestinian Raad Hazem from the Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank to launch state terror against the Palestinians in Jenin and other places. This is happening while the government had suffered a […]

Jenin and the West Bank under attack

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 12.04.2022 Jenin is a Palestinian city in the north of the West Bank. Its population is around 50,000 people, while the Jenin refugee camp has a population of about 15,000 people. It is an ancient city and was known in the Bronze Age as Ein-Ganim. The […]

On the latest terror attacks

A statement of the ISL, RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 08.04.2022 On April 7, 28-year-old Ra’ad Fathi Zaydan from Jenin refugee camp shot 14 Israelis and killed two, in Tel Aviv and was killed by the Zionist armed forces. This was an act of individual terror by an oppressed Palestinian. We define it as terrorist […]

The End of Bennett’s Government?

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section In Israel/Occupied Palestine, 08.04.2022 Bennett’s government that includes Meretz a “left” Zionist party is crumbling after Yamina MK and the coalition whip Idit Silman announced her resignation from the government. Her resignation means that Bennett’s government loses its majority in Knesset (the Zionist parliament), leaving him with 60 members […]

On the War Crimes in Ukraine

Yossi Schwartz ISL, RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 04.04.2022 Massive evidence of Russian war crimes in areas the Russian army withdrew from around Kyiv has surfaced. The videos are graphic and horrid, and the stories being told by survivors paint a picture of Russian forces committing sexual assaults and shooting civilians. Videos show bodies in […]

The connection between the defeat of the US in Afghanistan, the heroic struggle of the Ukrainian people against Russian imperialism, the summit of Israel with the repressive Arab regimes, and the growing resistance of the Palestinians.

A statement by ISL, RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 31.03.2022 In the last few days, we witnessed a sharp increase in the instances of armed Palestinian resistance to the Zionist state and to hysterical nationalist-racist reaction on the part of the ultra- right PM of Israel. It begun last week in shooting of Israelis in […]

Down with the summit of the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Morocco, Egypt, US and the Zionist counterparts

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 29.03.2022 On Sunday, foreign ministers of the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Morocco, Egypt American and the Zionist counterparts met at the Sde Boker farm in southern Israel, where Israel’s first Prime Minister Ben Gurion who was responsible for the Nakba, lived. In the last […]

On the attitude of revolutionary Marxists to Imperialist War

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 24.03.2022 The masses in Europe at this moment raise the demand: End the war of Russia in the Ukraine which is a pacifist position. When the masses raise pacifist demands it is a step in the right direction. It is a different story when organizations claiming […]

What do we know about Zelensky’s government?

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 23.03.2022 “A few days ago, nearly 40 European lawmakers penned a letter to the Nobel Committee urging them to extend the nomination deadline to March 31 to nominate Zelensky, who has received global fanfare for hunkering down in Ukraine’s capital of Kyiv – rather than evacuating, […]

Racist Zionism and the Ukrainian refugees – Continuation

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 20.03.2022 The Bennett government’s response to Russia’s barbaric invasion of Ukraine and the suffering of the Ukrainian non-Jewish refugees not only brings to mind the US policy of closed gates to the Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany but its inhuman approach to the Palestinian […]

Racist Zionism and the Ukrainian refugees

Yossi Schwartz, ISL – RCIT Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 13.03.2022 In her first decision, Interior Minister Shaked announced that only ‘halachic’ Jewish Ukrainians – those who are born to Jewish mothers – would be accepted into the country. Under Israel’s Law of Return, every child or grandchild of a Jew is eligible to immigrate to […]

A statement by the ISL on the Russia-Ukraine War

The ISL League, Israel/Occupied Palestine, 08.03.2022 Russia has announced the establishment of safe corridors to allow civilian refugees to leave, but the evacuation routes lead mostly to Russia and its ally Belarus, a route opposed by Zelensky, while Russia continues to pound some cities with rockets even after the announcement of corridors. From Putin’s perspective, […]

Internationalism versus Hypocrisy, Demagogy, Racism and Centrism

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 08.03.2022 The invasion of Russia to Ukraine has exposed once again not only its imperialist nature but the danger for the survival of the human race by all the imperialists. In addition, it exposes the reactionary nature of the Ukrainian ruling class, the heroic resistance of […]

Down with the Anti-Semitism of the Zionists

Yossi Schwartz, ISL The RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 23.02.2022 According to the Israeli daily newspaper “Israel Today,” 16% of American Jews support the BDS. It relies on a survey conducted by the Mailman group. “A significant portion (16%) support the anti-Israel boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement, a poll conducted by the Ruderman Family Foundation […]

Down with the counter-revolution in Tunisia and in Canada!

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT the section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 15.02.2022  The Arab revolutionary struggle began in Tunisia in December 2010 after Mohamed Bouazizi, a 26-year-old street vendor protested his treatment by local officials by burning himself. . A protest movement, dubbed the “Jasmine Revolution” spread through the country and brought down the dictatorship of […]

Ra’am head Abbas serves the Zionist Apartheid state

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 14.02.2022 “Amnesty International last week joined two other well-known human rights groups in saying that Israel’s policies toward the Palestinians within its borders and in the West Bank and Gaza amount to apartheid. Israel rejects those allegations as anti-Semitic, saying that, among other things, they ignore […]

Defeat Saudi Arabia-led coalition backed by the USA and Britain in Yemen!

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 03.02.2022 In the last few days, we have learned that Israel joined Saudi Arabia and Oman in naval exercises for the first time amid heightened Gulf tensions. That the Zionist war Minister Benny Gantz landed on 2 February 2022, in Manama, Bahrain for an official visit […]

The Myth of the Jewish Race

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 02.02.2022 The black actress Whoopi Goldberg was suspended from ABC’s “The View” talk show on Tuesday for asserting a day earlier that the Holocaust was “not about race. This is white people doing it to white people, so y’all going to fight amongst yourselves,” Goldberg said […]

Crusaders, settler colonialists, or strategic assets for American imperialism?

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 30.01.2022 Israel, an apartheid state There is overwhelming evidence that the system instituted by the Zionist state against the Palestinian people meets the UN definition of apartheid defined in Article7 of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (2002). The Rome Statute defines […]

On the Genocide of the Palestinians

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel /Occupied Palestine, 28.01.2022 The Zionist propaganda is based on the myth of the purity of the weapons. Namely, Israel uses its weapons only for self-defense and if some Palestinian civilians are killed is because the so-called terrorists use women and children as shields. For many […]

Bosnia: A New Civil War Brewing?

Adam Smith, the ISL, RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 27.01.2021 Mao famously said that political power grows out of the barrel of a gun, and so the recent proposal for greater autonomy and separate army for the Republika Srpska can only mean a step towards a new civil war. According to DW:

On the UN resolution on the Holocaust

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 26.01.2021 In January the UN adopted a “draft resolution titled “Holocaust denial” (document A/76/L.30) without a vote, the 193-member organ also urged the Member States and social media companies to take active measures to combat anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial or distortion in cyberspace. “L.30”, […]

The isolation of the Zionist state keeps growing while the Palestinian left-wing is in the news

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 19.01.2022 The Zionist state assumes contrary to the position of virtually the entire world except the US, that East Jerusalem occupied in 1967 belongs to Israel. Any criticism of the destruction of Palestinian properties in East Jerusalem is perceived by Israel as an attack […]

Chile: A New Allende?

Adam Smith, the ISL/RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 19.01.2022 Boric, a left wing candidate has been elected to the presidency of Chile. He is more reformist than his rhetoric suggests. According to Al Jazeera:

The Zionists are losing the propaganda war

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 16.01.2022 The more the Zionists are accusing the left and the liberals, who support the Palestinians of Anti-Semitism, and at the same time forge close relations with the real Anti-Semites, the more this weapon of propaganda is losing its power. There was a time and not […]

The rebellion of the Bedouins in the Negev

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 13.01.2021 When Ra’am the conservative Islamic party (Southern branch) in Israel entered the government of Bennet we denounced it as a betrayal of the Palestinian people. Ra’am claimed that participating in this right-wing government will improve the condition of its social base, the Bedouins living in […]

Tell me who your friends are and I will tell you who you are

The ISL, the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 12.01.2022 Prime Minister of Israel Naftali Bennett is a full-fledged Zionist. He follows Herzl’s writing: “The anti-Semites will become our most dependable friends, the anti-Semitic countries our allies. We want to emigrate as respected people.” [i] This week we have been informed that Bennett will hold a […]

How the PLO Became a Tool in the Oppression of the Palestinians

Yossi Schwartz, ISL – the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 04.01.2022 The collaboration of the Palestinian Authority with the Zionist state The Zionist war minister Benny Gantz met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at his home in Rosh Ha-Ayin on Tuesday night. It was the second meeting between the two. “Gantz emphasized the parties […]

The Palestinian resistance is growing despite the repression by the Zionist state

Yossi Schwartz, ISL/RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 28.12.2021 The settlers’ attacks on Palestinians in the West-Bank On August 12, the Chief of the Zionist army Aviv Kochavi announced that the army will come down harshly on combat soldiers who do not follow regulations in the field. This was a response to the many killings of Palestinians […]

Unless we destroy the imperialist states, the human race will die

By Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 27.12.2021 The Zionist state is an apartheid state In 1975 United Nations General Assembly Resolution 3379 determined that Zionism is a form of racism and racial discrimination. Needless to say Israel and the USA opposed this resolution. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, the United States ambassador to […]

Zionism and Terrorism

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 12.20.2021 The Zionist Bonaparte’s government of Bennett is as bad if not worse than the government of Netanyahu.  It has the left cover by the Labor Zionist party Meretz and also the Ra’am that speak somewhat differently than the right parties of this government, but when […]

Down with the Zionist warmongering in Syria!

A statement by the ISL, the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 20.12.2021 The Zionist state is escalating its attacks on Syria. There have been many attacks in the form of missiles – as well as assassinations and air raids carried by Israel since the civil war in Syria began in 2011. Israel attacked […]

Down with the Zionist Warmongers!

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 15.12.2021 The Zionist apartheid state that wants to attack Iran’s nuclear sites is very frustrated with the unwillingness of the American imperialists to join this war against Iran at least for now. The war criminals in Jerusalem understand that Israel by itself cannot attack Iran without […]

The hypocrisy of the Zionist Imperialist Settler-Colonialist State and its Imperialist friends

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 08.12.2021 Day after day we are bombarded with news about Iran’s developing nuclear weapons and how it is blackmailing the USA to first agree to the removal of its sanctions on Iran before Iran will sign an accord to stop the development of its […]

Zionist Meddling in North Africa – Libya and Morocco

Adam Smith, ISL(RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 06.12.2021 The Zionist state is continuing its reactionary “normalization” offensive. In Libya, both leading candidates(or their proxies) in the coming election have ties to Israel. General Haftar’s son has offered “recognition agreement to Israel in exchange for support after December elections… “Though it is unknown who he met while […]

Down with Israel and the Palestinian Authority!

The ISL, the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 06.12.2021 How Fatah and the PA became servants of the Zionist apartheid Fatah (Arabic: “Conquest” or “Opening”), inverted acronym of Ḥarakat al-Taḥrīr al-Waṭanī al-Filasṭīnī (“Palestine National Liberation Movement”), was, founded in the late 1950s by Yassir Arafat and Khalīl al-Wazīr (Abū Jihād) aiming for the […]

How the Zionists help the Holocaust Deniers?

By Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 3.12.2021 The Zionist propaganda that claims that the Jews from the Arab and Muslim states suffered from the holocaust is based on the technique of the big lie. The Times of Israel for example writes: “The expulsion of 850,000 mostly Mizrahi (Middle Eastern) […]

The false equation between the Palestinian refugees and the Arab Jews as refugees

By Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 30.11.2021 The lie about the agreement of the Zionist to have a Palestinian state Yesterday, the 29 of November, Israeli Ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan called the decision to hold an event in the General Assembly aimed at strengthening the Palestinian “right […]

The Panic Spread by the Bourgeoisie

By Yossi Schwartz, ISL (RCIT in Israel/Palestine), 30.11.2021 We know very little about the qualities of the new strain of the Covid named Omicron discovered by scientists in South Africa. Cases of these variants have been discovered in other countries with no flight to South Africa. We do not know who was the first person […]

Why did the Australian ruling class support the Zionist apartheid state?

By Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 25.11.2021 Australia, in support with the Zionist state, has declared Hezbollah a terrorist organization. Australia like Britain has first-hand knowledge of terrorism. It has a history of terrorism against the aboriginals. Moreover, Australia committed war crimes in the war against Iraq. The Australian […]

In All Major Issues, Bennett’s Government is as Bad if not Worse than Netanyahu’s Government

By Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 24.11.2021 There is no doubt that Netanyahu is corrupted, that his wife is mentally unbalanced and his son Yair is a fascist. Yet as we warned, the politics of a government led by Lapid, Gantz, Sa’ar, or Bennett will not be politically different. […]

On the Kyle Rittenhouse Shooter Case

By Adam Smith, ISL in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 22.11.2021 There is no doubt that is court victory is a boost for the right wing, it has nothing to do with self-defense. The latest alt-right star has already been offered internships, and in the next round of Black Lives Matter protests, there is no doubt that it […]

No Tears for a Zionist Soldier Executed by Palestinians

ISL, the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 22.11.2021 An Israeli Paratrooper in the Zionist army who recently moved to Israel from South Africa, was executed amongst three others: an Israeli settler, and two Zionist police officers were injured. The Palestinian who used a sub machinegun and a knife, 42-year-old Fadi Mahmoud Abu Shkheidem, a teacher […]

On the British government’s decision to outlaw Hamas as a terrorist organization

By Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 22.11.2021  “This decision will make it more difficult for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to form a Palestinian national unity government, Palestinian sources said on Saturday. In recent weeks, reports have surfaced in a number of Arab and Western media outlets claiming the […]

Zionism, Haj Amin and the Jewish Holocaust

Yossi Schwartz, ISL in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 15.11.2021 During WWII the Zionists in Palestine and North America who did not send a single bullet to the Jews fighting the Nazis, like in the famous rebellion of the Warsaw Ghetto have learned how to manipulate the memory of the Jewish Holocaust for their political aims. The manipulations […]

On the Structural Weakness of Trade Unions in Israel

Adam Smith, the ISL(RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine),12.11.2021 The Histadrut (the official trade union in Israel) has signed a new deal with the state and the employers. Mainly, on the positive side (if it can be called that) is a rise in the minimum wage to 6000 (from 5300) NIS over 5 years (aka barely keeping […]

Israel is lying once again, while preparing a war on Iran

ISL, the RCIT Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 12.11.2021 It is clear even to the Israeli government that it has failed to prove that the six Palestinian NGOs are a front for the national liberation organization the PFLP, and it tries desperately to convince its imperialist friends to accept this lie. Its latest cheating act is […]

How stupid and blind can the Zionists be?

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 10.11.2021 Some figures from Arab folklore are well known to many people in the West. Amongst them is Sinbad the Sailor and Ali Baba. A less known figure that is very popular in Arab society is Juha. An old figure that sometimes appears as a wise […]

Israel as a Terrorist State

By Yossi Schwartz, ISL the Section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 10.11.2021 The Zionist settlers in Palestine have a long history of terrorism. The terrorist organizations of Hagana, Irgun Z’vai Leumi, and Lehi used terror against the native Palestinians long before the establishment of the Zionist state in 1948.

What is Behind the Ban of Six Palestinians NGOs?

By Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 1.11.2021 Gantz, the zionist minister of war that was responsible for the killing of more than 2000 Palestinians in 2014 has been relying on a right-wing Zionist organization calling itself “NGO Monitor” to ban six Palestinian NGOs. He claims they are fronts for […]

We Can Hear the Drums of a New War in the Middle East!

The ISL, the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 01.11.2021 Today we were informed that Israel is carrying out a major drill as it expects that in the coming war against Hezbollah the Lebanese organization will fire 2,000 rockets a day causing internal strife. The drill is simulating a large-scale war in which civilians […]

The Massacre of Kafr Qasim

Yossi Schwartz, ISL – the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 28.10.2021 A government to the right of Netanyahu It is a common mistaken belief that the massacres the Zionist state committed against the native Palestinians ended in 1948. On October 29 1956, the first day of war on Egypt by the British, French and Israel […]

The New Terrorist Act of the Zionist State

Yossi Schwartz, ISL- the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 23.10.2021 The minister of war and state security, Benny Gantz, issued military orders alleging that six Palestinian human rights groups and civil society movements are “terror organizations” and fronts for the Palestinian PFLP (The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine), a guerilla movement […]

The New Generation of Young Palestinians is not Afraid of the Zionist Repression in 1967 Occupied East Jerusalem

Yossi Schwartz, ISL-the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 20.10.2021 Zionist settlers protected by the army attack Palestinian villages and residents harvesting their olive trees on a daily basis. The attacks include beatings of farmers and the destruction of trees, in order to prevent the olive harvest. According to the Zionist law (inherited from the Ottoman […]

Colin Powell, a Top Imperialist Murder Has Died

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 19.10.2021 The Journalist Jean Daniel Bensaid was interviewing Fidel Castro in Havana as news came through of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. He wrote:

For a Red Striketober!

Adam Smith, ISL, RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 17.10.2021 After a long time, it appears that labor militancy is on the rise in the US.  “Thursday morning, more than 10,000 John Deere & Co. workers went on strike, the first major walkout for the agricultural equipment maker in 30 years. Nationwide, unions representing as many as […]

Release All Palestinian Political Prisoners!

ISL, the section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 17.10.2021 Since the escape and capture of the six Palestinian political prisoners last month from the Gilboa prison, the Zionist state has used punitive measures against all 4600 Palestinian political prisoners, including 35 women and 200 children, and most of all against the 400 prisoners who […]

Lebanon on the Verge of a New Civil War

Yossi Schwartz, ISL the RCIT section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 15.10.2021 “At least six people have been killed and dozens of others wounded when gunfire erupted as Hezbollah supporters gathered to protest, and demand the removal of Tarek Bitar the Catholic judge from the north of Lebanon from the Beirut Port explosion probe, accusing him of […]

The Growing Isolation of the Zionist Apartheid State

Yossi Schwartz, the ISL, the RCIT Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 12.10.2021 While still some of the declining imperialist states like the USA, Britain and the right-wing regimes in Europe support Israel diplomatically, military and economically the isolation of the Zionist Apartheid state is growing daily. On Monday, 11.10.21, the United Nations Human Rights Council which […]

What do the Pandora Papers Teach Us?

Adam Smith, ISL(RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 09.10.2021 The rich and powerful in virtually every country have been named in the Pandora Papers, a leak that showed how offshore companies can be used to evade taxes and transparency requirements. Let’s talk a look at some:

Zionism and the Palestinian refugees in the Diaspora

Yossi Schwartz, the ISL(RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 3.10.2021 Those who believe the Zionist myths will not change their support for racist Zionism and will continue to claim that those who call Israel an apartheid state are racist anti-Semites. No rational argument nor the facts will change their mind. For a long time, the Zionists’ false […]

The Ethnic Cleansing of the Palestinians: Zionist Lies and the Real History

ISL(RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 24.9.21 Imagine that in 1980 a pro South Africa apartheid rally took place in France. The participants shouted; “Long live white South Africa”! “Long live the white race”! “Support our white heroes killing the black terrorists”! South Africa is the promise land that belongs to the white race”!

The Durban Conference

BY ISL, the RCIT section in Israel (Occupied Palestine), 17.9.2021 The First Conference  In August 31, 2001, the first Durban Conference converged in South Africa’s coastal city of Durban to discuss discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerances. In that conference Zionism was declared to be racism. The meeting attracted 2,300 representatives from 163 countries, including 16 […]

Occupied Palestine: The Gilboa Prison Break and the Heroic Resistance of Jenin

Unite in the struggle to fight and defeat the Zionist enemy! By Yossi Schwartz, International Socialist League (Section of the RCIT in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 08.09.2021, http://the-isleague.com/ There is speculation that the six Palestinian political prisoners that escaped the Gilboa prison are in Jenin. This article tells the story of Jenin’s refugee camp in […]

Israeli Government is Afraid of Palestinian’s Resistance

By Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 1.9.2021, http://the-isleague.com Following the military victory of the Taliban in Afghanistan that encourages the Palestinian’s resistance the right-wing government of Bennett and the Palestinian Authority, that collaborates with the Zionist state, against the Palestinian people are afraid.

Palestine, Tel Motza, and the Zionist Myths

By Yossi Schwartz the ISL- the RCIT section In Israel (Occupied Palestine), 16.9.2021 The Zionist state has not Broken the Will of the Palestinians to Fight the Oppression The escape of the six political prisoners from the Gilboa jail, and even the catching of four of them, not only did not break the will of […]

The Freedom Fighters and Their Enemies

By Yossi Schwartz of the ISL the section of the RCIT in Israel (Occupied Palestine), 15.9.2021 The Slander of the Freedom Fighters Gideon Levi, a journalist of Haaretz wrote that the six Political prisoners who escaped the Gilboa jail are freedom fighters. This of course led to his condemnation by the Zionists. In reply, the […]

Occupied Palestine: Freedom Road

By Yossi Schwartz, International Socialist League (Section of the RCIT in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 06.09.2021, http://the-isleague.com/ Freedom Road was a 1979 American TV historical drama mini-series starring boxer Muhammad Ali and Kris Kristofferson, based on the 1944 novel by Howard Fast.

Israeli Government is Afraid of Palestinian’s Resistance

By Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 1.9.2021, http://the-isleague.com Following the military victory of the Taliban in Afghanistan that encourages the Palestinian’s resistance the right-wing government of Bennett and the Palestinian Authority, that collaborates with the Zionist state, against the Palestinian people are afraid.

The Ramification of the Defeat of Western Imperialism on the Middle East

By Yossi Schwartz, International Socialist League (Section of the RCIT in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 27.08.2021 This is the time to examine the ramification of the defeat of Western imperialism in the Middle East. One of the most important historical laws is that the defeat of the imperialists in a war leads to the encouragement […]

Gaza: Israel Injured 41 Palestinians Demonstrating Against the Ongoing Criminal Siege

Statement by the Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 24.08.2021, http://www.the-isleague.com The Internationalist Socialist League (ISL) condemns the new right-wing government led by the ultra-nationalist Naphtali Bennett injuring 41 Palestinians among them 10 children and one child aged 13 who was shot in the head and died, at the fence blockading […]

The Fake Trotskyists and the War in Afghanistan

By Yossi Schwartz, Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 19 August 2021, www.thecommunists.net In a war between oppressed nations and the imperialists, revolutionary Marxists support the military defeat of the imperialists and the military victory of the oppressed nations regardless of the political nature of the movement and parties that lead the fight against the imperialists. […]

Israel: The Real Face of the Left-Wing Zionists

Yossi Schwartz, the ISL (RCIT in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 11.08.2021 Meretz is considered in Israel a very left-wing party. In this party Mossi Raz is considered the left of the left. Yet this party joined the government of Bennett, an ultra–nationalist. In April this year the leader of this party stated that Meretz will […]

Afghanistan: The Rats Are Fleeing!

The fall of Kabul is a historic defeat for Western imperialism and a victory for the oppressed peoples! Statement by the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 17 August 2021, www.thecommunists.net 1.            The chaotic scenes at the airport of Kabul are symbolic for the defeat, or let us better say, the comprehensive humiliation of Western imperialism […]

Afghanistan: The Hypocrisy of Western Imperialism

By Yossi Schwartz, Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 17 August 2021, www.thecommunists.net There is no doubt that thousands of Afghans are trying to escape from Afghanistan as the Taliban is taking over Kabul. Who are these people? Why do they believe that they are going to suffer under the Taliban’s government? At this time, it […]

Afghanistan: Another Proof of the Decline of U.S. Imperialism

By Yossi Schwartz, Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 14 August 2021, www.thecommunists.net During the military intervention of Stalinist Russia in Afghanistan that began on December 24, 1979, under the pretext of upholding the Soviet-Afghan Friendship Treaty of 1978, Moscow stood behind Babrak Karmal, the exiled leader of the Parcham faction of the People’s Democratic Party […]

Israel: Are Current Green Taxes Proposals Progressive?

By Adam Smith, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 06.08.2021, http://www.the-isleague.com The Israeli Treasury has proposed a congestion tax of 37.5 shekels per day for those entering Tel Aviv starting in 2024, as well as eliminating discounts on tickets for public transport.[1] This proposal (for the congestion tax) has received support […]

Defeat the Israeli Aggression against Iran!

Statement by the Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 05.08.2021, http://www.the-isleague.com The Internationalist Socialist League, the section of the RCIT in Israel (Occupied Palestine), supports the uprising of the Ahvaz people in Khuzestan against the repressive regime of Tehran, a capitalist state in religious clothes. We call for a workers’ and […]

From the NSO Group to Ben and Jerry: the Zionist State and its Supporters are on the Front Line of Reaction!

by Yossi Schwartz, ISL (Section of the RCIT in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 25.07.2021 The months of June and July have further exposed the class and political nature of the Zionist apartheid state and the new right-wing government led by the ultra-nationalist Naftali Bennett. On June 30, the new government reached a deal with the […]

Israel/Occupied Palestine: An Important First Test for the New Government

When the “Left-Wing” is to the Right of the “Right Wing” By Adam Smith, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 06.07.2021, http://www.the-isleague.com The government is facing its first real test in the parliament. The law on the prohibition of family unification of (Palestinian) citizens of Israel with PA residents, was passed […]

Israel/Occupied Palestine: From the Power of Logic to the Logic of Power

A Statement by the ISL (Section of the RCIT in Israel / Occupied Palestine), on the Palestinian uprising, 06.07.2021 This weekend thousands of Palestinians organized by various factions and youth organizations have been demonstrating in Al-Khalil (Hebron) and Ramallah against the corrupt and oppressive Palestinian Authority (PA). They demanded the end to the PA, the […]

A New Stage of the Arab Revolution

By Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 1.7.2021, http://the-isleague.com As we of the RCIT have said time and time again the Arab revolution is not dead but instead it will return. Anyone who follows the news must have been aware of it. A new powerful wave of the Arab […]

Occupied Palestine: A criminal negligence, willful blindness or another planned crime?

Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 21.06.2021, http://the-isleague.com While we do not know yet what will be the side effects of the vaccines against Coronavirus and whether it is effective against another round of COVID 19, it is clear that these vaccines have been effective for now. Israel is […]

The new right-wing government has the same politics as the former one!

A statement of the Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 21.06.2021, http://the-isleague.com Last Tuesday, two days after the new right-wing government led by Bennett was formed, the new government permitted the yearly racist flags march in the 1967 occupied East Jerusalem. 5000 extreme right Zionist nationalists protected by the Zionist police […]

Down with Racist Zionism! Down with Anti-Semitism!

By Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 1 June 2021, http://the-isleague.com/ In the last few weeks there are many reports of rising of Anti-Semitism. The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) says there is a 75% increase in anti-Semitism reports after the Israeli-Palestinian fighting began. The figure jumped from 127 incidents in […]

There are no left-wing and right-wing Zionists, only shades of right-wing Zionism!

A statement of the Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 3 June 2021, http://the-isleague.com A new government headed by the far-right politician Naftali Bennett has been formed. It is composed of 8 parties of the Anti- Benjamin Netanyahu block. The first question to ask is who is Naftali Bennett? Who are […]

Between Ceuta and Gibraltar (1)

Thousands of refugees try to reach the Spanish enclave on Moroccan land By Adam Smith, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 20 May 2021, http://the-isleague.com In the last days thousands of migrants tried to reach Ceuta – the North African enclave on Moroccan land but under control of the Spanish imperialist […]

On the Coalitions Negotiations in Israel

On the Coalitions Negotiations in Israel By Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 30 May 2021, http://the-isleague.com In Israel there is a political storm in a glass of water. It is now more than possible that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be replaced by Yair Lapid, from the Yesh […]

War and Intifada in Palestine: A Turning Point in the World Situation

The current war reveals the changes in the relation between the Great Powers Joint Statement of the Liaison Committee of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) and Convergencia Socialista (Argentina), 22 May 2021, https://convergenciadecombate.blogspot.com/ and www.thecommunists.net Introduction: The document at hand is the result of discussions between leadings comrades of RCIT and CS since the […]

Israel: Anti-Netanyahu Protesters blame PM for Gaza Escalation

Statement by the Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 24 May 2021, http://the-isleague.com In a new provocation, aimed at showing the Zionist public that Israel won the war, Netanyahu’s government decided to open ‘al-Ḥaram al-Šarīf’, “the Noble Sanctuary”, (الحرم القدسي الشريف)(Al Aqsa) or as the Zionists call it “Temple Mount” complex […]

The Fourth Gaza War Ended in a Historic Victory for the Palestinians!

Joint Statement of the Liaison Committee of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) and Convergencia Socialista (Argentina), 21 May 2021 (UTC: 10:00), https://convergenciadecombate.blogspot.com/ and www.thecommunists.net Introductory Note: This is a brief emergency statement on the ceasefire in Gaza a few hours ago. It focuses only on the assessment of the immediate outcome of the war […]

Fourth Gaza War: The Opportunist Left in the U.S. and the Biden Administration

By Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 19 May 2021, http://the-isleague.com The Zionist state takes pride in the number of the Palestinians in Gaza it has killed including more than 60 children. It is very proud of the number of buildings it destroyed and if it will be able […]

Occupied Palestine: The Lie of Coexistence

On the reality behind the Zionist propaganda By Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 19 May 2021, http://the-isleague.com Israel has always used lies and myths in its propaganda based on the technique that if they repeat the myths and the lies again and again, people will believe it. They […]

Palestinians in All Parts of Historic Palestine Declare General Strike!

Strike actions in West Bank and in Israel to take place on 18 May in an unprecedented show of unity By Michael Pröbsting, International Secretary of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 17 May 2021, www.thecommunists.net The Third Intifada – fighting against the new wave of Zionist aggression against Al-Aqsa, against Sheikh Jarrah and against […]

The Zionist War Criminals and Their Friends

Statement by the Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 15 May 2021, http://the-isleague.com Today in 1948, the Zionists removed by way of massacres most of the native Palestinians from Palestine in order to form the Zionist state. On this day, this year the Zionists are committing a new massive crime against […]

Fourth Gaza War: European Governments Try to Suppress Pro-Palestine Protests

Another expression of the global tendency of the ruling class towards chauvinist state bonapartism By Michael Pröbsting, International Secretary of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 14 May 2021, www.thecommunists.net The dramatic upswing of the glorious Palestinian liberation struggle – expressed in the heroic defence of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Al-Quds/Jerusalem, the beginning of the […]

A Jewish Anti-Zionist in Israel Says: For Military Victory of Gaza against Zionist Apartheid!

By Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 11 May 2021, http://the-isleague.com The Gaza Strip is home to a population of approximately 1.9 million people, including some 1.4 million Palestine refugees expelled by Israel in 1947-8. The socioeconomic situation in Gaza has been in steady decline. The blockade on land, […]

Occupied Palestine: Stand with our Brothers and Sisters in Jerusalem!

Forward to the Third Intifada! Down with the Zionist State! Long live the Struggle for a Free Palestine! Emergency Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) and Convergencia Socialista (Argentina), 10 May 2021 (UTC 10.00) Comrades, brothers and sisters! In these hours, Israeli forces are invading the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem – one of […]

Victory for the Palestinians! Time To Go Forward!

By Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 10 May 2021 (UTC 15.00), http://the-isleague.com On Monday morning Zionist police forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. Using rubber-coated bullets, tear gas, and sound bombs against the Palestinian worshippers they wounded hundreds.

Israel Hands Off Sheikh Jarrah and Out of Al Aqsa!

Statement by the Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 8 May 2021, http://the-isleague.com The struggle of the Palestinian residents of Sheikh Jarrah district near Jerusalem’s Old City, the home to 3,000 Palestinians, against the eviction of four Palestinian families continues. On Monday, at least 20 Palestinians were injured in a brawl […]

The Fourth Gaza War Has Begun! Defend the Palestinian People – Defeat Israel!

After their failure to conquer the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Al-Quds/Jerusalem, the Zionists wage a new war Joint Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) and Convergencia Socialista (Argentina), 11 May 2021 (UTC: 8.00), https://convergenciadecombate.blogspot.com/ and www.thecommunists.net Comrades, brothers, and sisters! Yesterday, the Zionist state suffered a humiliating defeat. Despite mobilizing thousands of police and […]

Who is a Jew?

By Adam Smith, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 30.03.2021, http://the-isleague.com For many years this question has come back to haunt the Zionist state. The many rulings, often contradictory, have shown that this is first and foremost a political question.

Occupied Palestine/Israel: The Racist Oppression of the Arabs in Lydda/Lod

Defend the Oppressed! Down with the Curfews on the Palestinian Citizens of Israel! By Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 13 May 2021 While Netanyahu planned to divide the “Anti-Bibi” bloc and for this he ignited the events, he did not expect that the outcome would be such a […]

Middle East: Is a New Regional War in Preparation?

Middle East: Is a New Regional War in Preparation? Statement of the Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 19.08.2020, www.the-isleague.com and www.thecommunists.net Last week Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) established diplomatic relations. Yesterday the chief of the Mossad Yossi Cohen has visited the UAE for so called security talks. Cohen’s trip […]

The Revolution in Iraq Continues

The Revolution in Iraq Continues By the Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine) http://www.the-isleague.com We live in a pre-revolutionary period around the world, a period we characterize as a pre 68’. In country after country, the class struggle is sharpening. The immediate cause for the upsurge of the different struggles can […]

THE ONLY WAY IS SELF DEFENSE

THE ONLY WAY IS SELF DEFENSE By Yossi Schwartz The violence committed by organized, as well as street crime, in the Arab Palestinian citizens of Israel communites, is a very seroius problem. According to a police report published on October 3rd, 2019, there have been more than 70 killings this year, nearly as many as […]

Lebanon: A Revolutionary Situation

Lebanon: A Revolutionary Situation By Yossi Schwartz, Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 20.10.2019, www.thecommunists.net Tens of thousands of protesters came out to protest for the third day across Lebanon against the rising cost of living, increases in taxes and governmental corruption. The government is in crisis. Four ministers of the Lebanese Forces party, an ally of the Prime […]

For Revolutionary Unity in a World Full of Explosive Tensions!

For Revolutionary Unity in a World Full of Explosive Tensions! Call for an internationalist perspective in the struggle for a socialist future Joint Statement by Revolutionary Organizations, August 2019  Capitalism is experiencing unprecedented crisis and decline. It is unavoidable that the tensions and clashes between classes and states are accelerating. Revolutionaries around the world must […]

Puerto Rico: US Colony in Revolt!

Puerto Rico: US Colony in Revolt! To Hell with All of the Corrupted Capitalist Politicians! For a Workers and Popular Government! By Yossi Schwartz, Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 12 August 2019, www.thecommunists.net Last week the former governor of Puerto Rico Rosselló was forced to step down following weeks of massive anti-government protests. Protests were […]

Defend Gaza! Defeat Israel!

Defend Gaza! Defeat Israel! For an international solidarity campaign to support the Palestinian people! Emergency Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 05.05.2019 (23:00 UTC Time), www.thecommunists.net Once more, the Israeli government has escalated its terror campaign against the Palestinian people in Gaza. In the last 48 hours the Israeli air force and navy have […]

Our Position on the Elections in Israel

Our Position on the Elections in Israel A Statement of the Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 10.03.2019, http://www.the-isleague.com The Internationalist Socialist League(ISL), as a revolutionary Marxist organization and the section of the RCIT, is calling to vote for Balad in the coming elections. While the “Blue and white” new list is not known for […]

Sudan: Rally in Solidarity with the Popular Uprising against the dictatorship of Omar al-Bashir

Sudan: Rally in Solidarity with the Popular Uprising against the dictatorship of Omar al-Bashir Report (with Photos and Videos) from a Rally in Vienna on 13 January 2019, Austrian Section of the RCIT, www.rkob.net andwww.thecommunists.net Nearly 100 people, most of them from the Sudanese migrant community, assembled in the centre of Vienna to protestagainst the brutal dictatorship […]

Occupied Palestine / Israel: Campaign for One Democratic State

Occupied Palestine / Israel: Campaign for One Democratic State https://www.thecommunists.net/forum/odsc-for-one-democratic-state-in-palestine/ Note of the Editorial Board: Below we reprint a statement of the Campaign for One Democratic State which has been launched by a number of activists in Occupied Palestine / Israel. The Revolutionary Communist International Tendency(RCIT) strongly supports this initiative as it attacks fundamental pillars of the Zionist Apartheid state.

Open Letter: Great Tasks demand Great Initiative!

Open Letter: Great Tasks demand Great Initiative! A Call to All Revolutionary Organizations and Activists to Fulfill Our Responsibility in this Historic Time! Open Letter from the International Secretariat of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 7 January 2019,www.thecommunists.net Comrades, Brothers and Sisters! We are living in historic times. Everyone with open eyes can see […]

Syria: Is the Reactionary Sochi Deal Collapsing?

Syria: Is the Reactionary Sochi Deal Collapsing? Defend Greater Idlib against All Attacks from Outside! International Solidarity with the ongoing Liberation Struggle of the Syrian People against the Assad Regime and its Imperialist Masters! Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 9 January 2019, www.thecommunists.net

The Zionist’s Attack on the Progressive Movement

The Zionist’s Attack on the Progressive Movement A Statement of the Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 03.01.2019, http://www.the-isleague.com This coming year will be a year of sharp contradictions among the imperialists themselves, and between the ruling class on one side and the growing resistance of the workers, the oppressed, women, youth and […]

Opportunists and sectarians on Iran

Opportunists and sectarians on Iran An analysis of the positions of the IMG (Fourth International) and the Sparticist league on the Iranian revolution by Dave Stockton Originally published by Workers Power (Britain) in 1979 Note from the Editor: Workers Power (Britain) and its international organization, the LRCI, were the predecessor organization of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency. […]

Israel: Hands Off the BDS!

Israel: Hands Off the BDS! A Statement of the Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 27.12.2018,http://www.the-isleague.com The Internationalist Socialist League (section of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency in Occupied Palestine) denounces the decision of DonorBox to freeze the accounts of the BDS.

Prominent Israelis Protest against EU Propaganda to Identify Anti-Zionism with Anti-Semitism

Prominent Israelis Protest against EU Propaganda to Identify Anti-Zionism with Anti-Semitism Introduction by the Editorial Board Below we republish an Open Letter which has been signed by 35 prominent Israelis, including Jewish-history scholars and Israel Prize laureates. It was released before a conference in Vienna what was billed as a “High Level Conference ‘Europe beyond anti-Semitism and […]

The Barbaric Slaughter of Jamal Khashoggi

The Barbaric Slaughter of Jamal Khashoggi A Commentary by Michael Pröbsting, International Secretary of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 13.10.2018, www.thecommunists.net Unfortunately, there is almost certainty about the tragic fate of Jamal Khashoggi. He entered the Saudi embassy in Turkey on 2 October in order to get the necessary papers to marry his fiancée, Hatice Cengiz. He […]

A Zionist Rabbi Praises Europe’s Right-Wing Racist Parties as Friends of Israel

A Zionist Rabbi Praises Europe’s Right-Wing Racist Parties as Friends of Israel by Michael Pröbsting, International Secretary of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 19.10.2018,www.thecommunists.net A right-wing Israeli website published remarks of the influential Rabbi Eliezer Melamed. Melamed heads the ultra-reactionary Zionist Har Bracha Yeshiva – an Israeli-Jewish settler institution in Samaria (close to Nablus […]

Gaza: The Day after the Cease Fire

Gaza: The Day after the Cease Fire Statement of the Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 14.11.2018, http://www.the-isleague.com Following Hamas’ statement that it will fire rockets at Israeli towns of Beersheba and Ashdod if raids on civilian buildings in Gaza don’t stop, Israel’s security cabinet agreed on a ceasefire in Gaza.

Anti-Semitism and Anti-Zionism

Anti-Semitism and Anti-Zionism By Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 16 November .2018, http://www.the-isleague.com Anti–Semitism among the masses, as the socialist August Bebel put it, is the socialism of the fools. Today, Anti-Semitism in the world is on the rise. This ugly phenomenon is proof that the Jewish question […]

Gaza: Israel is Responsible for the New Deaths!

By Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 13.11.2018, http://www.the-isleague.com On Sunday Israeli undercover forces entered the Gaza Strip in a civilian car for reasons Israel refuses to explain and were discovered. Hamas forces exchanged fire with the Israeli soldiers near the city of Khan Younis. A pursuit ensued and Israeli […]

Capitalist Trade and the Looming 3rd World War

By Yossi Schwartz, Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 15 July 2018, www.thecommunists.net Thirty years ago Fukuyama announced the end of history in the form of American capitalism. At that time he could point out to some facts in support of his claim. The Berlin Wall was about to fall and the Soviet Union was collapsing. For […]

Global Trade War: No to Great Power Jingoism in West and East!

Neither Imperialist Globalization nor Imperialist Protectionism! For International Solidarity and Joint Struggle of the Working Class and Oppressed People! Joint Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), Marxist Group ‘Class Politics’ (Russia), Alkebulan School of Black Studies (Kenya), Pan-Afrikan Consciousness Renaissance (Nigeria), Courant des Jeunes Penseurs Congolais (Democratic Republic of Congo), and Sınıf Savaşı (Turkey), 4 July 2018 1. A […]

[VIDEO] Down with the Rouhani Regime in Iran!

[VIDEO] Down with the Rouhani Regime in Iran! A Statement by Michael Pröbsting, International Secretary of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 4 July 2018 In this statement, we explain why the RCIT opposes the reactionary policy of the Iranian regime both at home as well as abroad. We continue to stand in solidarity with […]

Austria: Rally against Iranian President Rouhani

Austria: Rally against Iranian President Rouhani Report (with Pictures and Video) from the Austrian Section of theRevolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 04.07.2018,www.rkob.net Today, about more than hundred Syrian and Ahwazi migrants and refugees hold a protest rally in the centre of Vienna. The protest was caused by the visit of Iranian President Rouhani who met […]

Western Hypocrisy and the Saudi War of Aggression against the Yemeni People

Western Hypocrisy and the Saudi War of Aggression against the Yemeni People by Michael Pröbsting, 10 April 2018 Note of the Editorial Board: The following article has been translated and published in Arab language in a Yemeni newspaper and its website. See النفاق الغربي والحرب السعودية العدوانية على الشعب اليمني (http://www.laamedia.com/news.aspx?newsnum=20560# resp. https://www.thecommunists.net/home/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%B1%D8%A8%D9%8A%D8%A9/saudi-aggression-against-yemen/) * * […]

Israel as a Colonial Entity

By Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 26.06.2018, http://www.the-isleague.com By June 18, 132 unarmed Palestinians have been murdered in cold blood and 13,000 injured by the Israeli army in Gaza, since March 30, according to AFP. This type of pathological murderous behavior isn’t out of character for regimes which represent […]

[VIDEO] No to US Listing of Syria’s HTS as “Terrorist Organization”!

[VIDEO] No to US Listing of Syria’s HTS as “Terrorist Organization”!   A Statement by Michael Pröbsting, International Secretary of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 4 June 2018     US imperialism has listed Hayyat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) as a “terrorist organization”. While we are , as revolutionary socialists, politically opposed to HTS and […]

Austria: Islamophobic Racism on the Rise!

Austria: Islamophobic Racism on the Rise! Solidarity with the Muslim Brothers and Sisters! No to the Closure of 7 Mosques and the Expulsion of 40 Imams and their Families! Statement of the RKO BEFREIUNG (Austrian Section of the RCIT), 8. June 2018, www.thcommunists.net

Denounce the US terror listing of Syria’s Hayyat Tahrir al-Sham!

Denounce the US terror listing of Syria’s Hayyat Tahrir al-Sham! The Trump Administration delivers another blow to the Syrian Revolution. Continue the Solidarity with the liberation struggle of the Syrian people!

Remember the Martyr Razan al-Najjar – the Heroic 21-year old Palestinian Nurse, Killed by an Israeli Sniper

Remember the Martyr Razan al-Najjar – the Heroic 21-year old Palestinian Nurse, Killed by an Israeli Sniper A Tribute from the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 3 June 2018,www.thecommunists.net On Friday 1 June, the Israeli army killed another unarmed Palestinian in Gaza. This time they murdered a young woman, Razan al-Najjar. Sister Razan, who wore […]

Jordan: Mass Protest against IMF-imposed Austerity Package

Jordan: Mass Protest against IMF-imposed Austerity Package For an indefinite General Strike to Bring Down the Government of Prime Minister Hani Mulki! Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 04 June 2018,www.thecommunists.net Jordan is hit by a wave of mass protests. In response to the reactionary austerity policy of the government of Prime Minister […]

Syria and Great Power Rivalry: The Failure of the „Left“ (Part 1)

Syria and Great Power Rivalry: The Failure of the „Left“ (Part 1) Note of the Editorial Board: This chapter contains figures and one map which can only be viewed in the pdf version (download here). Introduction Karl Marx, whose 200th birthday we have just commemorated, emphasized in the second thesis of his famous Theses on Feuerbach that the truth of theory […]

Israel is a Terror State! Rally to Support our Palestinian Brothers and Sisters!

Israel is a Terror State! Rally to Support our Palestinian Brothers and Sisters! Thousands of Palestinians shot in cold blood on a single day by Israeli occupation troops! Emergency Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 15.05.2018 (05:00 UTC Time), www.thecommunists.net

Warmongering in the Middle East: Down with all Imperialist Great Powers and Capitalist Dictatorships!

Warmongering in the Middle East: Down with all Imperialist Great Powers and Capitalist Dictatorships! Joint Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), Alkebulan School of Black Studies (Kenya),Pacesetters Movement (Nigeria), Pan-Afrikan Consciousness Renaissance (Nigeria), Marxist Group ‘Class Politics’ (Russia), and Sınıf Savaşı (Turkey), 13 May 2018 We take note of: The vicious oppression of the Palestinian people […]

Israel’s Attack on Iranian Forces in Syria

A Vivid Lesson on the Politics of War in the Epoch of Imperialism by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 14.5.2018, http://www.the-isleague.com Last month Israel attacked Iranian forces in Syria in T4 base. “An Israeli military official confirmed that Israel carried out last week’s strike on Iranian forces in a […]

On the Escalating Greek-Turkish Tensions

By Max Bonham, The Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine), 30 April 2018, www.the-isleague.com “Once I’ve seen so many dreadful things— my sons butchered, my daughters hauled away, their houses ransacked, their little children tossed down on the ground in this murderous war.” (Iliad, Book 22) “Rome creates a desert and calls it peace” Tacitus “Shameless—armored in shamelessness—always […]

May Day 2018: Greetings to All Revolutionaries

Joint Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), Pan-Afrikan Consciousness Renaissance (Nigeria), Alkebulan School of Black Studies (Kenya), Sınıf Savaşı (Turkey), and Marxist Group ‘Class Politics’ (Russia) On the occasion of May Day 2018, we send our warmest greetings to all revolutionaries around the world and to all militants fighting for the liberation of the working class and […]

On Trump’s attack on Syria

Statement by the Internationalist Socialist League (Section of the RCIT in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 15.04.2018, www.the-isleague.com Following Israel’s new round of killing and injuring unarmed Palestinians in Gaza and its attack on base T4 in Syria, killing at least 8 Iranians, US President Donald Trump, together with the UK and France, striked the Syrian capital on Friday […]

The Zionist Murderers and the Palestinian Struggle for Freedom

Statement by the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel / Occupied Palestine), 07.04.2018, www.the-isleague.com The Friday Demonstrations For the second consecutive Friday, tens of thousands of Palestinians demonstrated in Gaza, demanding the right of return of the Palestinians refugees to their lands. And once again, the Israeli army met this demand with shooting, killing and maiming.

From Sharpeville to Gaza – Apartheid and its Butchers Will Be Crushed!

Statement by the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine), 01/04/2018, the-isleague.com On March 30, 30,000 -50,000 Palestinians from Gaza, demonstrated for their right to return to their country and lands, stolen by the Zionist state. During the ethnic cleansing during 1948-1947 Zionist forces removed 750,000 Palestinians and made them refugees. Survivors, their descendants and their supporters […]

On Recent Guerrilla Attacks against Israeli Soldiers in the West Bank

Statement by the Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 22.03.2018, http://www.the-isleague.com If you listen or watch the Israeli news, you may get an impression that all of a sudden for no other reason other than hate for Jews, a Palestinian terrorist killed two innocent Israelis and wounded two others near Jenin.

Defeat the US-Israeli Imperialist Warmongering!

By Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 12.6.2017, http://www.the-isleague.com 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 […]

Occupied Palestine: Break PA Collaboration with Israel!

by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 20.2.2018, http://www.the-isleague.com Following Trump’s declaration that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, many Palestinians hoped that the Palestinians Authority would cease all forms of collaboration with Israel, especially against Palestinians engaged in military actions against armed Zionist oppressors. The case of Jarrar […]

The Sound of War Drums in the Middle East

Statement by the Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 22.02.2018, http://www.the-isleague.com The shooting down of the Israeli F16 over the skies of Syria was a blow to the Israeli air force that has gotten used to control the skies of Lebanon and Syria and attack positions of Hezbollah, Syria and Iran […]

The Zionist War on the African Migrants

By Max Bonham, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 11.03.2018, http://the-isleague.com/ 1. Israel has signed a secret treaty with a “third (i.e. not Sudan or Eritrea) African country” to extradite African refugees and migrants back to Africa while paying them 3500$ to leave. The new regulations allow imposing a jail sentence […]

Israeli Warplane Shot Down over Syria

Stop the Israeli aggression! In any conflict between imperialist Israel and Syria, Iran or Hezbollah: Defeat Israel! Continue to support the Syrian Revolution! Victory for the Palestinian Liberation Struggle! Joint Statement of the International Secretariat of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) and the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel / Occupied Palestine), 11.02.2018, www.thecommunists.net and http://the-isleague.com/ […]

Marxism and War

By Yossi Schwartz, Revolutionary Communist International Tendency, 30.1.2018, www.thecommunists.net 1. Introductory Remarks Since 2008 we live in a historic revolutionary period caused by the tendency of the rate of profit of capitalist production to fall. This tendency leads to capitalist governments serving the very rich to attack economic social and democratic rights of the workers and […]

Israel / Occupied Palestine: Free Ahed Tamimi NOW!

Statement of the Internationalist Socialist League (Section of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency in Israel / Occupied Palestine), 17.01.2018, http://the-isleague.com/ The 16-year old Palestinian girl Ahed Tamimi is threatened with up to 10 years in Prison for standing up to Israeli soldiers! She was arrested on 19 December 2017 along with her mother, Nariman Tamimi, and […]

Palestine: A New Intifada is a Real Possibility! Long Live the Palestinian Heroic Struggle!

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 […]

Jerusalem is the Capital of Palestine!

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 Lambertists – Road to Nowhere

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 […]

On the Hamas-PA Reconciliation Treaty

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 […]

On the Kurdish Referendum in Iraq

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 […]

72 days is long enough! – Hadash, Let the Rotation Go Through!

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. […]

Israel – Hands Off Sheikh Ra’ed Salah!

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 […]

Israel, Egypt and Saudi Arabia – Hands Off AlJazeera!

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 […]

Lessons of the alQuds Clashes

  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 […]

Israel – Hands Off Al-Aqsa! Revolutionaries – Defend the Rights of Muslims!

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 […]

Defeat to the US-Israeli Imperialist warmongering

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.

Revolutionary Statement for May Day 2017

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 […]

For a Red Democratic Palestine from the River to the Sea

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. [1] The Palestinian youth Abdul Fattah ash-Sharif, 21, was killed as he lay overpowered […]

The Arrest of Basel Ghattas – the Political Persecution Reflects the End of Zionism

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 […]

Israel Loves Donald Trump who Loves Israel but Dislikes Jews

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 […]

Israel – Hands Off Balad!

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 […]

Israel / Occupied Palestine: Next Year will mark 100 years to the Balfour Declaration

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 […]

The Economic Boycott of Israel is Essential in the Struggle Against the Apartheid Regime

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 […]

Revolutionary May Day Statement 2016

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 […]

Occupied Palestine / Israel: Dead End for the Two-State Solution

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 […]

Israel / Occupied Palestine: Victory to the 3rd Intifada!

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 […]

Israel and the Arms Trade

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 […]

Nuclear Agreement Signed: Will Iran Become the Policeman of Imperialism in the Region?

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 […]

Defend Yemen against the Al-Saud Gang of Aggressors!

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”

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 […]

France: Brief Statement on the Attacks in Paris

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.

Women are not transparent – they make revolutions!

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 […]

Israel, Hands Off Al-Aqsa!

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 […]

Down With the New Imperialist Attack on Iraq and Syria!

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 […]

The CWI’s “Socialist” Zionism and the Palestinian Liberation Struggle

 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 […]

Israel lost the 51-Day War but the Palestinian Liberation Struggle Continues

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 […]

Who Won the Gaza War?

by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 8.8.2014, www.thecommunists.net and www.the-isleague.com After almost a month of butchering, the Zionist propaganda line is that Israel won the war against Hamas. If the 1,900 Palestinians killed, 80% of whom were children, elderly, and non-combatant men and women, plus thousands of wounded, is to be the measure of […]

Defend Iraq against another Aggression of US Imperialism!

Support the Kurdish Right of Self-Determination against IS! Unite the Struggle against the US Attack with the Palestinian Resistance against Israel! Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 9.8.2014, www.thecommunists.net 1.            The Obama administration has announced another military intervention of US imperialism in Iraq. It has launched air strikes against the advancing forces of the extreme […]

Israel: Report on antiwar rally in Tel Aviv on 26 July

Report by Boris Hammerschlag, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 27.7.2014, www.thecommunists.net and www.the-isleague.com On Saturday night, July 26, we attended an antiwar rally in Tel Aviv organized by the Communist Party of Israel (CPI) and its Hadash front. Initially, towards evening, we were informed that the police had revoked the permit for the demonstration, but at the […]

“US imperialism controls everything in Yemen!” An interview with a Socialist in Yemen

Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), July 2014, www.thecommunists.net Introduction of the RCIT: Below we print an interview with a socialist in Yemen. While we do not share all his viewpoints it provides an interesting insight in the political situation in this country.

PETITION: Jews Say: End the War on Gaza — No Aid to Apartheid Israel! BDS!

Jews for Palestinian Right of Return, July 22, 2014, http://chn.ge/1o76rOC * * * Introduction by the RCIT and the ISL: Below we reprint a very progressive statement initiated by the Jews for Palestinian Right of Return. Our comrade Yossi Schwartz, a well-know, lifelong communist and Anti-Zionist, and key representative of the Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section […]

Israel’s War against the Palestinians

by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 23.7.2014, www.thecommunists.net and www.the-isleague.com Israel’s barbaric war in Gaza is not merely against Hamas, but rather is the latest round of violence used by the Zionist project to create, fortify, and defend a colonialist settlement state for “the Jewish people” at the expense of the displaced indigenous […]

Israel Starts Ground Offensive: Defend Gaza! Defeat Israel’s War!

Support the Palestinian Resistance! For a Workers’ and Popular International Campaign to Boycott Israel! Down with the Regimes which Collaborate with Israel! For a Free, Red Palestine! Joint Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel / Occupied Palestine), the Communist Left of Australia and the Editor of the Blog vansterparlan.v-blog.se (Sweden), […]

Israel / Occupied Palestine: Fascists Attack Pro-Gaza Demonstration in Haifa

Report by Boris Hammerschlag, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 21.7.2014,  www.thecommunists.net  and www.the-isleague.com On Saturday night, July 19, we attended a pacifist, anti-war demonstration organized by the Communist Party of Israel and its Hadash front, held in Haifa starting from 21:30.

Austria: Tens of Thousands march in Solidarity with Palestine

Report with Pictures and Videos of the RKOB (Austrian section of the RCIT) on the demonstration in Vienna on 20.7.2014,  www.rkob.net  and www.thecommunists.net On 20 July Vienna saw the biggest mass demonstration for Palestine in Austria’s history. Between 20 and 30.000 people marched through the streets of Vienna and expressed their outrage about Israel’s war crimes in Gaza. […]

Stop Israel’s Terrorist War against the Palestinian People! Boycott Israel!

http://bit.ly/StopImpunity PLEASE SIGN THIS PETITION! Supporters of the ISL and RCIT – please add this message to your signature. Stop Israel’s Terrorist War against the Palestinian People! Boycott Israel! We, the undersigned, are citizens of the Israeli State. We condemn the terrorist war which the government of Benjamin Netanyahu has launched against Gaza. It is […]

Down with Israel’s New War!

by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 9.7.2014, www.thecommunists.netand www.the-isleague.com This article is being written on July 9, 2014, while Israel is bombing Gaza and rockets are falling in the region of Tel Aviv. We are being told that the Israeli government is considering a ground assault on Gaza which may be true or […]

Victory to the 3rd Intifda!

We have been waiting for too long! The 3rd Intifada is here! A general strike and a democratic popular mobilization is the key to victory! Down with the Israeli apartheid’s assault on the Palestinian people! Fascist murderers – you shall not pass! You shall not escape fierce justice! Israelis, Arabs and all others – UNITE for […]

Palestine: Masses Rise Up after the Killing by Burning Alive of Palestinian Youth

by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 6.7.2014,www.thecommunists.netand www.the-isleague.com The kidnapping and killing by burning alive of Mohammed Khdair, a 17-year-old Palestinian teenager, last Wednesday led to some of the sharpest clashes since the year 2000. Palestinians in Jerusalem and in cities in the north of Israel – which is all Palestinian lands […]

Israel: Hands Off Hamas!

by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 25.6.2014, www.thecommunists.net and www.the-isleague.com During the past week and a half, the attention of Israeli society has been focused on the reported abdication of three young settlers and the barbaric actions of the Israeli army against the Palestinians, actions which most Israelis support under the pretext of […]

Israel/Occupied Palestine: Release All 400 Hunger Strikers! Release All Palestinians Political Prisoners!

by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 13.6.2014, www.thecommunists.net and www.the-isleague.com Israel marked 47 years to its 1967 occupation of the West Bank and Gaza by pushing through ultra-nationalist legislation which recognizes Israel as a Jewish state, and removes the facade of a Jewish and democratic state. Meanwhile, around four hundred Palestinians prisoners are in […]

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Enough with Symbolic Protests! For an Authentic Popular Struggle!

Drawing Conclusions – and the Change in Direction that They Dictate Statement of the International Socialist League (ISL) the RCIT’s Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, on the occasion of the 38th anniversary of the first Land Day (1976),www.the-isleague.comand www.thecommunists.net The 30th of March – Land Day – has become a symbol for the mass struggle of the Palestinians, citizens of the apartheid Zionist state, against dispossession and oppression. The key question before political activists who oppose both oppression and the regime’s attacks upon their standard of living and democratic rights is […]

Long Live International Women’s Day!

The only solution to violence and discrimination–a socialist revolution! By Hila Slutsky and Boris Hammerschlag Today, March 8th, is International Women’s Day. This day, steeped as it is in socialist tradition for more than a century, has two visages. On the one hand, this is a day when women all over the world celebrate the […]

Free Abdel Qader Altlitha, Free all Palestinian Political Prisoners

Free Abdel Qader Altlitha! Free all Palestinian Political Prisoners! Palestinians fight on both sides of the civil war in Syria by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), 25.12.2013, www.thecommunists.net, www.the-isleague.com On Monday, Feb 10, Lod District Court sentenced Abdel Qader Altlitha, a Palestinian resident of the town of Taibe (inside Israel’s 1967 […]

Egypt: Down with General Sisi’s pro-Army Constitution! Boycott the Referendum!

Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) 2.1.2014 www.thecommunists.net Egypt will hold a referendum on its newly-drafted constitution on January 14thand 15th. The vote will be the first stage of what it is called the political “road map” outlined by the Egyptian army after it overthrew Mohamed Morsi, the country’s first democratically-elected president, on […]

Israel: Release All Palestinians Political Prisoners!

by Yossi Schwartz Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine) 3.1.2014 www.thecommunists.net www.the-isleague.com This week Israel released 26 long-term Palestinian prisoners, the third group of four that she has been forced to release under American pressure. Most of the 26 were imprisoned for more than 20 years. Their release is part of an American-brokered deal, […]

Down with Israel’s war on the Palestinians! For A Free Red Palestine from the River to the Sea!

by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine) 25.12.2013 www.thecommunists.net www.the-isleague.com The current Israeli attack on the Palestinians in Gaza began on last Friday, December 20, when Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian and injured four others, who – according to the Israeli army famous for telling lies – were planning terrorist attacks. As […]

The Myth of Assad’s Syria as an Anti-Imperialist Regime

by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine), November 2013, www.thecommunists.net and www.the-isleague.com Western imperialists and some Arab states — the so-called “Friends of Syria,” which include the US, France, Britain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Germany, Italy, Jordan, Qatar, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates — would like to impose a transitional government composed […]

For International Solidarity with the African and Asian Migrant Workers against the Saudi Government!

Against Racism, Islamophobia, Imperialism and Zionism – the Only Solution is Socialist Revolution! Statement of the Internationalist Socialist League (ISL, Israeli/Palestinian section of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency), 14.11.2013, www.the-isleague.com and www.thecommunists.net During the past week, the Saudi government has begun a criminally violent crackdown against African illegal immigrants, mostly from Ethiopia, residing in the […]

Syria: The Butcher in his own Words

Assad: A Friend of Israel and an Enemy of the Arab Popular Masses By Michael Pröbsting, Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 21.10.2013, www.thecommunists.net Syrians dictators Assad recently made some revealing statements in his mouthpiece newspaper Teshrine. Here are the quotes as they are reported by the Middle East Monitor. We reprint this report in its […]

A Change in the Relations between Iran and US imperialism?

by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine 11.10.2013 www.thecommunists.net and www.the-isleague.com  Hassan Rouhani, the new Iranian president, went to the UN summit to meet with the US President Obama and offer the US some forms of collaboration between the two states.

Open Letter on the Arab Revolution

The Arab Revolution is a central touchstone for socialists! Open Letter to All Revolutionary Organizations and Activists Issued by the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) 4.10.2013 www.thecommunists.net The Arab Revolution is the sharpest political expression of the deep social contradictions inherent to the new historic revolutionary period that began in 2008. The fundamental tendencies inherent […]

Syria: Down with the Imperialist Geneva Accord!

Stop US and Russian imperialist interference in Syria! No imperialist-controlled “peace” negotiations which can only result in a defeat for the Revolution! International Solidarity with the Syrian Revolution against the murderous Assad Dictatorship!

Syria: Against Assad and Against Imperialism – Victory to the Revolution!

For International Solidarity with the Popular Revolution against the murderous Assad Dictatorship! But Without and Against any Western Imperialist Military Intervention! Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 27.8.2013 1. The workers and peasants in Syria are bearing terrible misery day-to-day by the hands of the murderous Assad Dictatorship. More than 100.000 people have […]

Israel and the Coup in Egypt

by Yossi Schwartz Internationalist Socialist League RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine 21.8.2013 www.thecommunists.net www.the-isleague.com It is a common knowledge that the Israeli government supports the military coup on 3rd July in Egypt. The senior Israeli writer, Yossi Melman, wrote in one of Israel’s main newspapers, the Jerusalem Post, in this connection:

Egypt: International Solidarity against the Army Crackdown!

Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) 14.8.2013 (12:00 GMT) www.thecommunists.net 1. The crackdown crackdown of the military-imposed regime against the pro-Morsi mass protests is underway. According to different reports between 300 and 2.200 people have been killed in the first few hours only. The smaller of the two protests, at Nahda Square in […]

Palestine: On the New Round of So-Called Peace Talks

by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine) 3.8.2013 www.thecommunists.net and www.the-isleague.com The military coup in Egypt is not only a setback for the Egyptian revolution but for the Palestinians struggle as well. As Fox News has reported: “Egypt’s new government has imposed the toughest border restrictions on the Hamas-run Gaza Strip in […]

Report from the “No Trust in the Government” Demonstration in Rehovot

By cde. Boris Hammershlag The Internationalist Socialist League 25.07.2013 Rehovot, Israel/Occupied Palestine Today at 18:30 an ISL contingent of 5 comrades including 2 of our youth group, marched in the main street of the Israeli-Jewish town of Rehovot. The march was organized by the “Coalition for Social Justice” in my hometown of Rehovot. The demonstration […]

Guest Article: On Fossil Fuels and Revolutionary Awareness

Important note: This article is presented to our readers as food for thought and as a tool for up-close assessment of some political elements ISL members work side-by-side with in their everyday local-activism. In no shape or form does it represent the official line or even individual views within the ISL as a section or […]

Israel’s Six-Day War of 1967

On the Character of the War the Marxist Analysis and the Position of the Israeli Left By Yossi Schwartz Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) July 2013 www.thecommunists.net Preface of the Editorial Board: The following document by comrade Yossi Schwartz analyzes the character and background of the 1967 Israeli warin. He elaborates the approach of Marxists […]

On some Questions of the Zionist Oppression and the Permanent Revolution in Palestine

Thoughts on some exceptionalities of the Israeli state, the national oppression of the Palestinian people and its consequences for the program of the Bolshevik-Communists in Palestine By Michael Pröbsting Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) May 2013 The Palestinian Revolution has been a central issue of the international class struggle for more than half a century. […]

Egypt: The U.S. Support for the Military Coup and the Left’s ignorance

Notes on the role of US imperialism in the military’s coup d’état and the failure of the Egypt left By Yossi Schwartz Revolutionary Communist International Tendency 11.7.2013 www.thecommunists.net As revolutionary Marxists we do not have any false tears for the former Egypt president Mursi and we do not support the call to reinstall him in […]

Proposal for a New Law in Apartheid Israel

By Yossi Schwartz Internationalist Socialist League RCIT-Section in Occupied Palestine/Israel 18.6.2013 www.thecommunists.net and www.the-isleague.com Haaretz, the Hebrew-language daily newspaper, writes today (June 18): “If there was anyone hoping that the wave of anti-democratic legislation which characterized the previous Knesset would stop with the end of its term, the decision of the Ministerial Committee on Legislation […]

Class struggle and religious sectarianism in Syria

To win the revolution in Syria, a revolutionary working class party must be built! By Yossi Schwartz Revolutionary Communist International Tendency 12.6.2013 It has been a week of military gains for the Syrian government, whose soldiers won an important battle against the rebels after long and intense fighting over Qusayr, a strategic city near the […]

Syria: After the defeat in Qusayr and ahead of the Battle for Aleppo

For revolutionary working class leadership to lead the Syrian Revolution to Victory! By Yossi Schwartz Revolutionary Communist International Tendency 11.6.2013 Imperialist propaganda seeks to present a picture of hopelessness in Syria and to present the only alternatives available to the Syrian masses as being support for one of the following: * Either Assad as he […]

Turkey: Down with the repressive Regime of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the AKP!

For a Workers Government supported by the Poor Peasants and the Urban Poor! Yossi Schwartz Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) 3.6.2013 www.thecommunists.net Our sisters and brothers returned yesterday to Gezi Park to continue the struggle to remove the reactionary AKP-government of Turkey, the Robin Hood of the rich: Stealing from ordinary people to give the […]

Israel’s War of 1948 and the Degeneration of the Fourth International

By Yossi Schwartz Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) May 2013 Preface of the Editorial Board: The following document from comrade Yossi Schwartz is a major contribution in two respects. First it outlines the Marxist position on the colonial settler state Israel, its emergence and its reactionary war in 1948 – called by the Zionists in true Orwellian-speak […]

Growing Trade Union Support for Boycott Actions against Apartheid State Israel

Another Blow to Zionist Racism By Yossi Schwartz Internationalist Socialist League RCIT-Section in Occupied Palestine/Israel 12.5.2013 Every few weeks another important organization is joining the boycott of Israel. In April the Irish teachers union, and at the end of February, the Oxford student union joined the struggle against racism. Recently the Association for Asian American […]

Egypt: Free Port Said 21

By Yossi Schwartz Internationalist Socialist League RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine April 2013 On Saturday,9 March, 2013 ,an Egyptian court approved the death sentences previously handed down to 21 defendants in the Port Said soccer riot case and sentenced more than 20 others to prison terms. At the same time, the organizer of the massacre, former […]

Workers and Oppressed of the World, Unite in the Struggle for Liberation!

May Day 2013 Statement of Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) The Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) sends its May Day greetings to all fighters for the liberation of the working class and the oppressed people around the world. We call them to join us in our struggle to build new revolutionary parties and a new […]

Victory! The Israeli state was forced to release resistance fighter Samer Issawi

By Yossi Schwartz, International Socialist League RCIT-Section in Israel/Occupied Palestine, 24.4.2013 Issawi was originally arrested in 2002, for holding a rifle without a license. He was sentenced to 30 years in prison. He was released in October 2011 as part of the Gilad Shalit prisoner exchange. Israel however has never intended to respect this agreement […]

Declaration of Fusion between the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) and the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine)

Statement of the RCIT and ISL on 19.4.2013 1. The Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) and the Internationalist Socialist League (ISL, Israel/Occupied Palestine) declare that they are fusing their forces to build a joint international organization in order to advance the struggle for a new World Party of Socialist Revolution – the revolutionary Fifth Workers […]

Turkey, Syria and Egypt: No Political Support for Bourgeois Forces Secular or Islamists

Our Disagreement With “Free Haifa” By Yossi Schwartz (ISL: Occupied Palestine/Israel), supported by the RCIT Turkey under the Islamist government is playing an important role in the imperialist strategy in the region in this period of the Arab revolution. Since the beginning of the Arab revolution in Syria in 2011 the US and other imperialists […]

Nakba Day 2013

Statement of the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine) and the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 5.4.2013 “My story is no different from that of many other Palestinian young people who were born and have lived their whole lives under Israeli occupation. At 17, I was arrested for the first time, and jailed for two years. […]

Fight the Discrimination against the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community

Reactionary Forces mobilize in France against the legislation of the same sex marriage Statement of the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine) and the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 28.3.2013 Since 2008 we live in the midst of the worst economic crisis of the world capitalist system which takes place within the historical decay of the capitalist […]

ISL-Report from Land Day in Palestine

Report by Yossi Schwartz from the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine), 31.3.2013 The Arab Jewish revolutionary ISL participated in the land day in the town of Sakhnin, distributing hundreds of leaflets in Hebrew and Arabic calling for one democratic Palestinian state from the river to the sea that will be one multinational workers state from […]

Cyprus: General Strike against EU Troika Diktat and Austerity Program!

Down with EU-Colonialism! Workers in Cyprus: Exit the EU, expropriate the banks and corporations and fight for a workers government! Resolution by the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) and the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine), 28.3.2013 1. The recent EU/IMF bailout agreement with Cypriot government is nothing but an imperialist program of financial enslavement of […]

Land Day 2013: From a Symbolic Struggle to a Real Struggle

Statement of the Internationalist Socialist League (ISL), supported by the RCIT http://www.thecommunists.net/worldwide/africa/land-day-2013/ Note from the Editorial Board: This is a statement of the Internationalist Socialist League (ISL) in Israel/Occupied Palestine. The Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT) fully supports the statement from our comrades. We share their analysis and perspectives. * * * March 30th – […]

Summary of the ISL-LRP split

We live in a revolutionary period brought about by the worst historical and economical crisis of the world capitalist system since 1929. The capitalist system is a fetter on the forces of production, already demanding a world planned socialist economy. The capitalists, as usual, are trying to force the working class, the peasants, the lower […]

What Stands Behind The Reconciliation Between Israel and Turkey

The reconciliation between Israel and Turkey is aimed against Syria, Iran and the Palestinians! by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine), 25.3.2013 Obama’s visit to Israel is part of the US strategy against the Arab Revolution in Syria, Egypt, and Tunisia and at the same time the plundering of Iran’s oil. He came to […]

What Stands Behind the Zionists’ Offensive Against the Haredi Jews

The Most Right Wing Government in the History of Israel plans to divert the Anger from the Capitalist Class to the Arabs and the Ultra Orthodox by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine), 25.3.2013 One of the most rotten political blocks in Israel is the block of the settler’s party led by Benet’s The […]

Down with the Netanyahu-Lapid-Benet-Liberman government!

By Yossi Schwartz (Internationalist Socialist League, Israel / Occupied Palestine), 14.3.2013 The new coalition government of Israel is the most right wing government in the history of Israel. It is a government committed to a war against Iran, military intervention in Syria, expending the settlements in the lands Israel occupied in 1967, deepening the discrimination against the […]

Victory to the Revolution in Syria!

The second anniversary of the uprising in Syria by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine), 15.3.2013 The wave of the Arab revolution that began in Tunisia reached Syria on March 15, 2011, when a group of schoolchildren used a can of spray paint to write on the school wall, the popular slogan of protesters […]

Fight against Zionist Racism and Fascism in Israel

By Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine), 5.3.2013 The racist Israeli state has launched two Palestinians-only bus lines in the 1967 occupied West Bank. Haaretz daily reported that the Zionist Transport Ministry opened the lines on Monday, to be used by Palestinian super exploited workers travelling between the West Bank and Israel, after the […]

New Imperialist Threats in East Asia: Hands off North Korea!

Statement of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 12.3.2013. Supported by the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel / Occupied Palestine) on 13.3.2013 1. The United Nations Security Council has voted unanimously for a US-drafted resolution which tightens the sanctions on North Korea. The RCIT denounces this decision as an attempt of the imperialist Great Powers – […]

Is a New Palestinian Popular Uprising Erupting?

Report by Yossi Schwartz, Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine), 27.2.2013 Masked Palestinian gunmen fired in the air on Monday as thousands marched at the West Bank funeral of Arafat Jaradat, a Palestinian prisoner whose death in an Israeli jail, almost certainly caused by torture.

ISL’s Resignation Letter to the LRP (March 2013)

When we first contacted the LRP, six years ago, we were struck by three rare qualities that your organization seemed to possess: a firm grasp of Marxist theory, integrity, and an ability to combine these two qualities with work in mass movements and organizations. It seems to us that even though your organization was probably […]

The ISL Breaks with the LRP (March 2013)

In light of emerging political and organizational differences of significant nature, we, the members of the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine) hereby announce our unanimous decision to cease our struggle to form a joint international tendency with the League for the Revolutionary Party (US). We deem any further efforts invested in this direction, which by […]

Release Samer alIsawi! Release All Palestinian Political Prisoners! (February 2013)

We, members of the Internationalist Socialist League, denounce all forms of oppression against the Palestinian people, whether in the territories Israel occupied in 1948, or the ones in 1967. We recognize the right of the Palestinian people to struggle against occupation and oppression in all territories controlled by Israel – a Zionist-imperialist Apartheid state.

Down With the French Imperialist Attack on Mali! Defend All Forces Fighting Against the Invaders! (February 2013)

04.02.2013 Last year, on the 16th of January 2012, several groups in the northern region of the West African state of Mali known as Azawad – arguably the most prominent of which was the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA) – have initiated an insurgency against the Malian government. By April of that […]

Demand the Immediate Release of Samer alIssawi and All Palestinian Political Prisoners! (February 2013)

An Appeal from the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine) To all political parties, trade unions, groups and individuals that oppose the oppression of the Palestinian people, We call upon you comrades, brothers and sisters and all advocates of justice and democracy, to demand from the Israeli government to release immediately Samer alIssawi who was imprisoned […]

Why We Refuse to Support the Daam 2013 Election Campaign (January 2013)

The Israeli elections coming up on the 22nd of January are causing very little excitement in Israel itself. The victory of the right is a foregone conclusion, and center-left Zionism remains weak and divided. One popular pass-time for left Zionists has become to produce sheets of complicated calculations and faulty logic intended to prove that […]

After the Gaza War and the UN Statehood Vote – Palestinians Face Crisis of Leadership (January 2013)

“It would make clear that the Two-State solution is alive and put an end to the nonsense about a bi-national state.” ~Palestinian Official to Uri Avnery about the significance of the UN vote

The Zionist State Tries to Break Gaza Again – and Fails Again (November 2012)

Apparently satisfied by its terrorist slaughter of at least 162 Palestinians, including many children, its wounding of over a thousand and its terrible destruction of Gaza’s infrastructure, Israel has agreed to a new “ceasefire” agreement. All revolutionaries who stand steadfast in defense of the Palestinians against Zionism’s monstrous crimes should be clear about what this […]

There Can be No Social Justice While the Palestinians Are Oppressed! (July 2012)

We live in a time reminiscent of the 1930s: a deep crisis of world capitalism, which forces humanity to face the historic alternative: socialism or barbarism. In many countries, mass movements are breaking out today, seeking a way out of the dead end of the decaying imperialist system.

The Anti-African Pogrom: Zionism’s Latest Crime (June 2012)

The pogrom against Tel Aviv’s community of African immigrants on May 23 was the worst outburst so far in an escalating campaign by politicians of all major Israeli political parties to incite racist hysteria as a distraction from the growing crisis of the Zionist state. With Prime Minister Netanyahu branding the immigrants a “threat to […]

Solidarity with Da’am activists (May 2012)

Dear comrades of Daam, We are writing to express our solidarity with you and our condemnation of the Zionist bullying which you have faced on the 12.5.2012, during the so-called Neighborhood March. There is no doubt that your refusal to back down in the face of intimidation and physical attacks shows true bravery and dedication. […]

May Day 2012 Statement

For Liberation From Oppression and Poverty – Socialist Revolution is the Solution! Today we march to commemorate May Day – the day symbolizing the struggles of working-class and poor people against capitalism’s exploitation and oppression – at a time of great opportunity, as well as great danger.

Nakba Day statement (May 2012)

We are here today to commemorate Nakba Day in memory of the violent expulsion of 900,000 Palestinian women, children and men by the Zionist gangs who established the state of Israel. This brutal attack was the culmination of decades of oppression and expropriation of the Palestinians by the Zionist settlers, who from day one had […]

Land Day Statement (March 2012)

Only the Workers and Poor People Can Lead the Arab Revolutions to Victory! This year, we commemorate Land Day – the day of protest and anger of the Palestinian people against Israeli oppression – against the backdrop of the revolutions in the Arab world.

Zionist State Launches Attack on Women (December 2011)

Chauvinism Cannot Be Defeated Without Struggle against Palestinian Oppression Recently in Israel, we have witnessed a wave of reports on acts of chauvinist oppression, especially ones committed by Haredi (ultra-orthodox) Jews: from attempts to stop women from singing in public, through attempts to force women to sit in the back of the bus, and up […]

On the Prisoner Exchange Deal and the Palestinian Hunger Strike (September 2011)

Free ALL Palestinian Political Prisoners! The racist Israeli media is jubilant. With the exception of some ultra-hardline Zionists who complain that any Palestinians were freed in exchange for Gilad Shalit, Zionist ideologues are today celebrating the “homecoming” of the soldier they refer to as “our child.” Meanwhile, Palestinians celebrate the release from Israeli prisons of […]

On the Palestinian Authority’s UN Bid for Statehood (September 2011)

A Joint Statement by the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine) and the League for the Revolutionary Party (U.S.) On the Palestinian Authority’s UN Bid for Statehood – No to the Sellout of Palestinian Rights! For a Palestinian State From the River to the Sea! As soon as Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas announced his […]

Israelis Demand Social Justice – But What of the Palestinians? (August 2011)

A tent city in Tel Aviv setup to draw attention to the high cost of housing in Israel has sparked a mass protest movement across the country. Last weekend over three hundred thousand Israelis marched in protest. “The people,” they chanted, “want social justice!”

Facts Against Fictions – the ISL Responds to CWI Charges that it Lied About their Israeli Group (August 2011)

Facts Against Fictions – the ISL Responds to CWI Charges that it Lied About their Israeli Group In our recent statement on the Israeli housing price protest movement,[1] the ISL made some serious criticisms of the role played by the Maavak Sozialisti group (MS), the Israeli section of the Committee for a Workers International (CWI). “Maavak,” we […]

Down with Zionist Attacks on Gaza and Egypt! (August 2011)

Representatives of the Zionist state and their supporters claim that their brutal attacks on Gaza over the last few days are retaliation for the supposedly “unprovoked” wave of armed attacks against Israelis in the south of the country, as well as the renewed firing of missiles at Israeli towns. As is often the case, they […]

An Open Letter to As’ad AbuKhalil: Can Israeli Protests Aid Palestinian Liberation? (August 2011)

Dear Comrade AbuKhalil: I am a supporter of a revolutionary socialist organization in Israel which considers all of Israel to be “Occupied Territory.” We fight for the establishment of a Palestinian state, from the river to the sea. From this perspective, I write to respectfully challenge your recent postings on the so-called “revolution of the […]

The Housing Protests in Israel (July 2011)

Join the Arab Revolution! No to the Housing Discrimination against Arabs! We have gathered here today to protest the increase in the costs of living in Israel in the last decade, which have lately become unbearable. Thus, after years of relative silence the Israelis, led by the middle class, have erupted with the mass protests […]

The ISL’s May Day Statement (May 2011)

Long Live May Day! Long Live the International Socialist Revolution!  The revolutions that have taken place during the past few months in the Arab world are the last nail in the coffin of any claim that the fall of the Soviet block signaled the final victory of capitalism. The capitalist apologists and ideologues, whose role […]

Nakbah Day Statement (May 2011)

FOR THE RETURN OF ALL THE PALESTINIAN REFUGEES TO THEIR LANDS AND HOMES! SOCIALIST REVOLUTION IS THE ONLY SOLUTION! The Zochrot group, Abnaa’ AlBalad and others, have taken upon themselves, over the years, the greatly important and most appreciated political activism of organizing the protest and commemoration events regarding the Nakbah – the actions of […]

On the Libyan Revolution (April 2011)

Down with the Imperialist Intervention in Libya! For Workers’ Revolutions Across North Africa and the Middle East! A Joint Statement by the League for the Revolutionary Party (U.S.) and the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine) The leaders of the U.S., Britain and France claim that their current bombardment of Muammar el-Qaddafi’s dictatorship in Libya is […]

The ISL’s Land Day Statement (March 2011)

Long Live Land Day! Long Live the Struggle of the Masses in the Middle East!  The Middle East is on fire. In every country in our region, the masses are struggling to overthrow the tyrannical oppressive regimes they have been suffering under for decades. In Egypt, the epicenter of the modern day revolutionary struggle in […]

An Open Letter to the Revolutionary Socialists of Egypt (February 2011)

An Open Letter from the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine) and the League for the Revolutionary Party (U.S.) The following is a response to the statement “Glory to the martyrs! Victory to the revolution!” issued by the Revolutionary Socialists group in Egypt, published on February 1 (e-socialists.net/node/6445) and circulated widely in English on February 6 […]

The Egyptian Revolution Must Advance – or It Will Be Defeated! Working-Class Revolution Is the Solution! (February 2011)

The Egyptian Revolution Must Advance – or It Will Be Defeated! Working-Class Revolution Is the Solution! By the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine) and the League for the Revolutionary Party (U.S.) February 20, 2011 On February 11, the masses of Egypt, joined by Arab peoples in many other countries, were in the streets celebrating the […]

Tunisia’s Revolution in Danger! (January 2011)

A Joint Statement by the League for the Revolutionary Party (U.S.) and the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine) A Bolshevik Policy is Needed to Guide the Workers and Poor People to Power! The sight of Tunisia’s long-time dictator Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali fleeing in the face of workers’ general strikes and mass demonstrations is inspiring […]

Venezuela: Dwindling Support for Chávez’s Fake Socialism (October 2010)

Joint Declaration on the Election Results and the Political Juncture in Venezuela by the League for the Revolutionary Party (U.S.) and the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine) October 16, 2010  Workers’ Revolution is the Answer for Workers and the Poor! Hugo Chávez has been in power for over eleven years. The National Assembly elections on […]

Remove all restrictions upon immigrant workers and refugees from third world countries! (September 2010)

In 1947-8 and in 1967 the Zionist state turned over one million Palestinians into refugees. After 1967 the Zionist capitalists super-exploited the Palestinian workers in the new occupied territories. However following the outbreak of the popular Intifada in 1987 the Zionists have begun to import super exploited immigrant workers to replace the Palestinian workers who […]

In commemoration of the Sabra and Shatila Massacre (September 2010)

Down with the negotiations with the Zionists on the expense of the Palestinian people!  Today, 28 years ago, the Zionist armed forces together with their fascist militia allies committed one of the most horrendous acts in the series of massacres the Israeli state was responsible for since 1947-8. The goal of the Israeli war on […]

Elections in Venezuela – No Support for Any of the Parties (September 2010)

ISL Short Statement on the 2010 Venezuelan Elections [full analysis will be published here in the near future.] On the 26th of September, parliamentary elections will be held in Venezuela. Unlike many on the left, the ISL does not endorse any of the parties, including the PSUV, President Hugo Chavez’s party.

Down with the negotiations! No Peace with the Zionists! (September 2010)

US President Barack Obama has imposed on the Palestinian Authority to enter what he calls, in his cynicism, “peace talks” with Israel. The truth is that Zionist politicians, whether right-wing like Netanyahu or left-wing like Barak, only agree to negotiations with the Palestinians to maintain the veneer of a peace-loving Israel, allowing the state to […]

An Open Letter to All Who Support Shalit’s Family (July 2010)

By senior member of the ISL, Yossi Schwartz, published in: DissidentVoice / July 19th, 2010 If the price for the release of one thousand Palestinian political prisoners is an Israeli soldier who was part of the criminal siege of Gaza, then so be it. You understand that the Israeli government is responsible for the fact […]

ISL’s Position Paper for the “Haifa Conference for the Right of Return and One Democratic State” (May 2010)

What do we stand for? We, who came to participate in the “Haifa Conference “, are here to discuss the key question of the struggle for liberation: how to realize the Palestinian people’s right to self-determination, including the right of the refugees who were driven out by Israel in 1947-8, in all of its stolen […]

Condemn Israel’s Foul Murder of Flotilla Participants (May 2010)

We do not know yet the exact number of people who were murdered in cold blood by the Israeli army. Unofficial reports from outside Israel put the death toll at between 14 and 20, with dozens hurt. The nationalities of the casualties are not known. But there is a strong possibility that Israeli Arab leaders, […]

In commemoration of the 34th Land Day (March 2010)

Long live Land Day – a day of protest against Zionist Imperialism! We commemorate Land Day this year at a time of great suffering for the Palestinian masses, but it is also a time of great hope. The Israeli military machine has been struck in Lebanon and Gaza, and for this reason Israel carried out […]

In Commemoration of the Gaza Massacre of 2008 (December 2009)

Operation “Molten Lead” Today we commemorate one year to the Israeli war on the people of Gaza. The Zionists are calling this war “Operation Molten Lead.” On December 27th 2008 the Israeli Army attacked the city of Gaza in an attempt to overthrow the elected government of the Palestinian people led by Hamas and break […]

Reply to Spartacist Slander Against LRP / ISL (November 2009)

[Link to the Spartacist Article] By Yossi Schwartz of the Internationalist Socialist League (ISL) The latest issue of Workers’ Vanguard, the organ of the American Spartacist League, carries a report on the joint forum the ISL and US League for the Revolutionary Party (LRP) recently held in New York City. The report is titled “LRP […]

Ninety Years to Maki – the Party Which Used to be Communist (November 2009)

The October Revolution 92 years ago in the Russian Empire, the working class led the peasant masses to overthrow the rule of the landlords and capitalists and established the first and only workers’ state in history. The leadership of the working class consisted of the revolutionary workers’ party, known as the Bolshevik Party. Following this […]

Nine years since the massacre of Palestinian citizens of Israel by the Police (October 2009)

Today we commemorate nine years since the murder of thirteen Palestinian citizens of Israel by the Israeli oppression forces. This murder was but a link in a long chain of massacres committed by the Zionist armed forces. They started even before the establishment of the state of Israel, continued with dozens of massacres during the […]

Stop U.S./Israeli War Threats against Iran! (October 2009)

Joint declaration of the League for the Revolutionary Party (U.S.) and the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine) The disclosure on September 18 by the Iranian government that it has built a uranium enrichment facility near the city of Qom has become a pretext for increased threats of sanctions and war by the United States and […]

Report on Political Discussions Between the League for the Revolutionary Party (U.S.) and the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine) (September 2009)

A Joint Statement by the LRP and ISL  For over eighteen months, the League for the Revolutionary Party (U.S.) and the Internationalist Socialist League (Israel/Occupied Palestine) have conducted discussions over political theory and program. Through these discussions our two organizations have established a very significant degree of agreement on key questions.

A Reply to Trachtenberg’s Remarks at the LRP/ISL Forum (September 2009)

by Boris W. Hammerschlag [Trachtenberg’s Remarks] [Download] Firstly, allow me to thank you, comrade Trachtenberg, for attending our forum and taking the time and effort to draft your critique of our position on Palestine. During my visit to the US, I had the pleasure of enjoying your company and our discussions. My impression of you, during […]

Trotskyism and the Class Character of the Stalinist States (August 2009)

The Internationalist Socialist League was created at the end of 2007, originating from a group which was expelled from the International Marxist Tendency (IMT). Since then the League has adopted positions that contrast starkly with its background in the centrist ideological current known as “Orthodox Trotskyism.”

The Socialist Revolution and the Vanguard Party (August 2009)

The ISL is a revolutionary Marxist propaganda group. What is the meaning of this definition? Today, many supposed Marxists completely ignore one of Marx’s most basic positions: that only the working class can emancipate itself. Ignoring this position allows these Marxists to also ignore a related position: that only the most politically conscious layers of […]

The ISL’s Break with the IMT (August 2009)

The ISL, as most people who have heard of the group know, was created as a left split from the International Marxist Tendency (IMT). The impetus for the split was a lengthy debate on the revolutionary position on the Civil War between Hamas and Fatah forces in Gaza in June 2007. In a process spanning […]

The ISL Position on Wars (August 2009)

The 20th century marked the beginning of capitalism’s epoch of decay. Capitalism, just like any other socio-economic system which preceded it, has reached a stage in which it is no longer a system that develops the forces of production, but the very system that stands in the way of their development. The wars of this […]

On Zionism (August 2009)

Zionist ideologists have claimed, and still claim, that Zionism is the national liberation movement of the Jewish people in the diasporas, and that it made the 2,000-year-old dream of returning to the fatherland of Israel come true. Theodore Herzl, the founding father of the modern Zionist movement, added that this land was empty, and repeatedly […]