One hundred years after the outbreak of World War One, mankind confronts the danger of a new and even greater catastrophe. Increasing conflicts pursued by the US military in Syria & Iraq, the Pivot to Asia, and NATO’s military expansion in Eastern Europe bring the world closer to an all-out war between nuclear-armed powers.
The International Committee of the Fourth International insists that the struggle against war is inseparable from the struggle for socialism. The same contradictions of capitalism – the nation-state system and private ownership of productive forces – expressed in the assault on the working class at home, are driving the world to war. Another imperialist bloodbath is not only possible; it is inevitable unless the international working class intervenes on the basis of a revolutionary Marxist program.
The booklet contains statements by the ICFI, by the Socialist Equality Party (US) and the Partei für Soziale Gleichheit of Germany on the fight against imperialist war.