Founding principles 1. The League for the Fifth International regards itself as a Leninist-Trotskyist international tendency fighting to build a Fifth International based on the Marxist foundations of the previous four Internationals. Our programme is
How should revolutionaries operate in elections and parliament? 1. In the epoch of progressive capitalism, parliament represented a forum in which the political leaders of the bourgeoisie and its allies debated and decided the policies
Our complete theses on the united front and how revolutionaries use the tactic to win support and leadership within workers’ struggles. Principles of the United Front 1.1 The united front is based on a series
What makes someone working class? How does the working class fit into capitalism? This resolution provides a political economic analysis of the working class under capitalism. Resolution on the Characterisation of the Working Class 1.
This document outlines the early stages of building a revolutionary party. It provides guidelines for revolutionaries work across the class struggle and how to establish a firm foundation in the working class. Also available in
Introduction Part one of the theses sets out Lenin’s conception of the relation between the communist party and the working class, correcting certain misunderstandings of Lenin’s famous (or infamous, depending on your point of view)
Reformism and the workers' movement The fundamentals of the Marxist critique of reformism were worked out by the founders and developers of scientific communism. Marx and Engels laid the foundations of this at the time