This contribution on the content of a European action programme was first put forward and discussed at a meeting of representatives of the European sections of the Fourth International in October 2011. It has been discussed at subsequent meetings until it was approved in this form in March 2013 to be put forward as a contribution to the necessary discussion in the European social movements fighting back against austerity on the programme necessary to meet the crisis
The Fourth International must show that for the Jews as for all other peoples of the earth, the defense or the final winning of their own nationality cannot be achieved by building “closed” states and economies, but that a planned world socialist economy is the only realistic framework within which the free and normal development of a people is possible today.
The resolution printed below has been issued in the name of organisations affiliated to the Fourth International. It represents in its broad outlines the positions of revolutionary communists (Trotskyists) on the Arab region.