Imperialism

Michael Pröbsting — The struggle against imperialist aggression and wars has always been an elementary feature of the revolutionary program in modern times.
Dmitry Pozhidaev — In combination with growing state capitalism and the war economy, Russia’s delinking has created additional internal investment opportunities and fiscal space for income redistribution.
Ashley Smith — The United States remains the world’s most powerful state. But it faces imperial rivals in China and Russia and sub-imperial ones in every region of the globe.
Ilya Matveev — Vast shifts in the world economy are driving a new imperialist rivalry, for which a series of regional wars are creating dangerous flash points.
The following is a chapter from Russian anti-war Marxist Boris Kagarlitsky’s forthcoming book, “The Long Retreat: Strategies to Reverse the Decline of the Left”.
Michael Pröbsting — We have entered a historic period where several imperialist Great Powers are rivalling for hegemony. This development is accelerating global instability, wars and economic crisis.
Sharon Smith — There is nothing like a war to expose the brutality of imperialism, and a massive anti-imperialist movement has returned to U.S. campuses, after decades of absence.
Jason Hickel — Ecological breakdown is being driven by the capitalist economic system, and – like capitalism itself – is strongly characterized by colonial dynamics.
Todd Gordon & Jeffery R Webber — The immediacy of the Russian invasion of Ukraine alongside the emergence of China as a potential global power has changed the debate on imperialism.
Michael Roberts — Imperialism can be quantified in economic terms: it is the persistent transfer of surplus value to the rich countries from the poorest countries of the world. This process developed some 150 years or so ago and remains. 
In his latest letter from a Russian prison, Boris Kagarlitsky addresses why should we, in 2024, find Lenin interesting.
Adib Shaheen explains how the struggle for a just future and the support of peoples resisting aggression and repression are the same struggle.