Iran-Islam

Why Revolutionary Marxists should not support Islamic fundamentalists – Part One

Written by Maziar RaziTuesday, 13 January 2009
Why Revolutionary Marxists should not support Islamic fundamentalistsThe Islamic regime in Iran is utterly reactionary, as is Islamic fundamentalism in general, and plays no progressive role whatsoever, and yet there are self-styled socialists who still insist on depicting this phenomenon as somehow progressive. Among these we find the British SWP (Socialist Workers’ Party). Here we publish a critique of the SWP’s position and approach on this question, written by the Iranian Marxists.

Why Revolutionary Marxists should not support Islamic fundamentalists – Part Two

Written by Maziar RaziWednesday, 14 January 2009
Why Revolutionary Marxists should not support Islamic fundamentalistsThe Iranian Marxists continue their critique here of the SWP’s approach to Islamic fundamentalism, showing how the present leadership of this organisation has moved on from its earlier positions, moving more and more towards an opportunist stance on this question, presenting themselves as Trotskyists but in reality doing damage to the cause of genuine revolutionary Marxism.

 

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