falsification

There is no place for falsification in the labour movement

2019-04-27

In our two previous newsletters, we published the list of 480 labour movement activists of every background from 39 countries who declared they supported the letter of clarification published by Daniel Gluckstein, editor of La Tribune des Travailleurs, against the slanderous campaign targeting the POID launched by Benoît Lahouze who claims to be acting on behalf of a “European Correspondence Committee” * In his letter of clarification, Daniel Gluckstein explained that, “Every one’s views on politics are open to free discussion, which is a necessity in the working-class movement. But, slander, lies, conscious fostering of confusion have no place and should be rejected. The international labour movement can live and achieve its tasks only if it recognises the legitimacy of free discussion, workers’ democracy, and the right of all activists, currents and organisations within its framework to freely defend their point of view.” Messages of support from France and from all [...]

For workers’ democracy and free discussion in the labour movement, against falsifications

2019-03-29

The international labour movement can live and achieve its tasks only if it recognises the legitimacy of free discussion, workers’ democracy, and the right of all activists, currents and organisations within its framework to freely defend their point of view. The International Workers’ Committee Against War and Exploitation, For the Workers’ International (IWC), which was formed in November 2016 by the Mumbai World Conference in India, is based on these principles. And that is why the IWC considers it its duty to alert working class activists all over the world – in this issue of its weekly Newsletter – about the campaign of falsification being perpetrated by someone called Benoît Lahouze, who is attacking one of the two coordinators of the IWC. So that everyone can form their own opinion, our Newsletter publishes below: (a) Excerpts of the email sent by Benoît Lahouze (1) to dozens of activists in Great Britain attacking comrade Daniel Gluckstein, editor of the French [...]