04/04/2015 by socialistfight
We will reply to the distorted and indeed, ridiculous in places, version of Trotskyism purveyed by the LCC. Particularly hilarious is the notion that the Tripoli based reactionary jihadists represent the democratic revolution in Libya. Tell it to the Black people and to the women.
Facing a chronic global crisis of capitalism and intensifying inter-imperialist rivalry between the US and China blocs, the most urgent task facing revolutionaries today is to provide program for a new Trotskyist international that can lead workers in the struggle to defeat nationalism and imperialism and to the victorious socialist revolution. At a public meeting in London on 11 April 2015 the question of Russia and China as imperialist powers is being debated by the Liaison Committee for the Fourth International (LCFI) and the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT). We of the Liaison Committee of Communists (LCC) argue that the centrist method of both tendencies cannot provide the answers workers need. We argue that both the LCFI and RCIT revise Lenin on imperialism and nationalism. In summary, both turn Trotsky’s theory of permanent revolution into a petty bourgeois program adapting to bourgeois democracy.
Centrism and Social Imperialism
Centrism as we…
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