The Factors behind the Accelerating Rivalry between the U.S., China, Russia, EU and Japan
A Critique of the Left’s Analysis and an Outline of the Marxist Perspective
List of Tables
List of Figures
Part 1: Features of Imperialism in the 21st Century
Main Characteristics of an Imperialist respectively a Semi-Colonial State
Is a Transition from Being One Type of State to Another Possible?
“Sub-Imperialism” – A Useful Category?
Production and Trade
Monopolies and Billionaires
Capital Export and Military Spending
At the Onset of a New Cold War
Tianxia – China’s Ideological Challenge
Protectionism and Militarism
The Imperialist Drive for Control of the South
Rivalry between U.S. and China as the Main Axis of Inner-Imperialist Contradictions
Excurse: The Law of Uneven and Combined Development
Some Historical Examples about the Unevenness of the Great Powers before 1939
Globalization and Great Power Rivalry in the Period before World War One
The “Fat” and the “Lean” Cows
Part 2: Modern Revisionist Theories of Great Power Rivalry in Today’s World
Is China a Unique Case of Capitalist Miracle?
Russian Stalinists: Failure to Understand Imperialism in their own Country
The Ultra-Stalinist CPGB-ML: “Anti -Imperialist” Russia and China?
Capitalism is still not restored in Russia and China?
Lenin’s Theory of Imperialism and its Stalinophile Falsification
Russia’s and China’s Capital Export: Myth and Reality
On the Character of China’s Foreign Investments
State-Owned Corporations in China and Russia: Not Capitalist?
The Role of Migration
LIT: Is China Comparable with Brazil, India or Mexico?
UIT: China is Super-Exploited by Imperialism?
FT: Russia and China can not become Imperialist before a Major War?
CWI: “Forgetting” about Russia’s or China’s Imperialist Character?
IMT: A purely formal Recognition of Russia and China as Great Powers
SWP: Theoretical Indifference
Part 3: The Program of Revolutionary Defeatism against All Great Powers
Population Growth and Long Upswings
What are the Conditions for Long Upswings?
An Element of Kautskyanism
Internationalism and National Liberation
On Aristocratism and the Labor Aristocracy
The Contradictory Nature of Imperialism as the Objective Basis for Anti-Imperialism
The Marxist Classics on the Combined Strategy
“Small” and “Large” Imperialist Wars
World War III and Revolution – A Contradiction in Itself?
Marx and Engels in the Pre-Imperialist Epoch
The Bolsheviks and the Russian-Japanese War 1904/05
The Full Elaboration of Lenin’s Defaitist Program in World War One 1914-17
Bolshevik Agitation against the War in Russia
Trotsky continues the Revolutionary Struggle against Imperialist War
For Working Class Independence – No Support for Any Great Power!
The Struggle against Chauvinism
Changes in Conditions and its Consequences
The Moral Crisis in the Western Imperialist Countries
The Issue of Sanctions of one Great Power against Another
Global Trade War and Internationalist Tactics
Wars between Great Powers respectively their Proxies
Siding with the “Lesser” (Imperialist) Evil?
The Poverty of Pacifism
The Slogan of Disarmament
International Courts of Arbitration and United Nations
Imperialist Wars and Occupations of Semi-Colonial Countries
Imperialist Non-Military Aggressions against Semi-Colonial Countries
Oppression of National Minorities
Tactics of Mass Struggle
On Complex War Scenarios
Part 4: The Failure of the Left in the Struggle against Imperialism
General Introductory Remarks
The Party of the European Left (PEL)
Islamophobia is the new Anti-Semitism of the 21st century
The Japanese Communist Party
JCP: Advisor for an Alternative Strategy for Japanese Imperialism
The Stalinist Alliance around the “International Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties”
“Defending the Sovereign Rights of Greece”: The Stalinist KKE as an Example of Bourgeois Social-Chauvinism
Stalinism and Counterrevolution in Syria
Russian Social-Imperialism: The KPRF, the RKRP and the OKP
Stalinists Cheer Serbian Chauvinism against Kosovo Albanians
The Ultra-Stalinist CPGB-ML: Loyal Cheerleaders of Russian and Chinese Imperialism
Excurse: Some Observations on the “Pacifist” and the “Belligerent” Social-Imperialists
Boris Kagarlitsky and Rabkor: Great Russian “Marxists” ready to fight for Moscow’s Interests “with Blood and Iron”
The Pro-Russian/Chinese Pseudo-Trotskyists (PO/CRFI)
The Spartacist sects and their defense of the Chinese “Deformed Workers State”
What are the reasons for the misplaced “anti-imperialist” Appeal of Russia and China?
Inverted Social-Imperialism as a Variation of Class-Collaboration
What will Inverted Social-Imperialists do in Case of a Major War?
CWI/IMT: Refusal to Defend Semi-Colonial Countries against Imperialism
IMT Russia: No Support for “Chechen Separatism”
Did Lenin “correct” his Program of Revolutionary Defeatism?
The Russian Socialist Movement: Confused Eclecticists
Part 5: The Task of Organizing the Anti-Imperialist Struggle
Changes in the Conditions to Build a Revolutionary World Party
Orientation to the New Militant Layers of the Working Class and Youth
Reformism and Centrism as Obstacles