Revolutionary Communism - New Series#41

English-Language Theoretical Review of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), New Series No.41, July 2020

 

 

The Second Wave of the COVID-19 Counterrevolution

 

On the ruling class strategy in the current conjuncture, its inner contradictions and the perspectives of the workers and popular resistance

 

A Pamphlet by Michael Pröbsting, International Secretary of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency (RCIT), 20 July 2020, www.thecommunists.net

 

 

Contents

 

Introduction


The localized version of Lockdown policy is spreading


New information concerning severity (or not so severity) of the pandemic


Telling figures for Europe, Sweden and Ischgl


The worst pandemic in Africa? Really?


Capitalism and care homes as deadly traps for old people


The real nature of the ruling class bonapartist offensive under the cover of COVID-19


Why is the ruling class opting for a local lockdown strategy?


Excurse: A crisis characteristic for the present period of capitalist decay


The nature and inner contradictions of the local lockdown strategy


Preparing for a new counter-revolutionary offensive


The Lockdown Left: a never ending embarrassment


The shameful example of the PSTU/LIT-CI


The imperialist aristocratism of the Lockdown Left


Building a Revolutionary World Party


Footnotes

 

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