Revolutionary Communism - New Series#38

English-Language Theoretical Review of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), New Series No.38, June 2020

 

 

CONTENTS

 

Yossi Schwartz: Slavery, Colonialism, Imperialism, Military Rule, Plagues... COVID-19 in Nigeria
Slavery and Colonialism
Imperialism
Coronavirus and Africa
Conditions in Nigeria
Israel and the Corrupted Leaders of the Nigerian Capitalist Class
The Nigerian Working Class
General Strikes and the future of the Revolutionary Workers Party
Footnotes

 

Michael Pröbsting: The Police and Surveillance State in the Post-Lockdown Phase
A global review of the ruling class’s plans of expanding the bonapartist state machinery amidst the COVID-19 crisis
Introduction
An expected development
The Lockdown was not directed against the pandemic
Which “new normal” is the ruling class planning for?
China: the most successful regime in making “Big Brother” omnipresent
Moscow follows the Chinese model and creates a “Cyber Gulag”
The U.S.: “the ancient past known as February” and today
European Union: surveillance and the model of “red/green zones”
India: State Bonapartism under semi-colonial conditions
South Africa: Lockdown imposed by a “progressive” government
Conclusions


What the RCIT Stands for

 

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