It is only now we publish the following appeal for boycott of World Social Forum that took place in Tunisia in March 2013. But it doesn’t mean that it is too late to do it. The conflict between those who organized and participated to the Forum and those who refused it is nothing else than a materialization of a historical clash between the negation of capitalist world and its reform and therefore its maintaining. The dispute over the Forum is not the first occasion when the proletarian revolt has to face reformists’ attempts to appropriate it, to canalize it and thus to kill it. And it is not the last conflict over this subject either. To clarify the essence of this conflict, this very fundamental basis of it, it is for the authors of the following text, Tunisian group Instances of revolutionary action / Disobedience Movement, a first step on the way to destroy capitalism.
World Social Forum, as they underline, “is nothing but an attempt to convince the victims of the capitalist system that the inherent reason behind the economic crisis are the so-called ‘Neo-Liberalism’, ‘extreme globalization’, ‘financial speculations’ and worsening debt which they suggest calls for the one and only alternative and that is the reform of a system which is the actual source of these ailments. (…) [World Social Forum] is nothing but another attempt to diminish the rage of the billions of individuals revolting against hunger, impoverishment and precariousness chanting but one unique slogan: ‘The people want to fall of the regime’ (…) ‘The people want the fall of capitalism’”. And they continue: “we boycott and oppose this Forum (…) also because we primarily boycott every reform movement whether it came from the right or the left.” Thus they refuse classical and usual critique of the so called “globalization” that considers the right-wing to be the sole culprit of our misery. Because in reality, as well as in all the barracks, it is always “left, right, left, right” that recruiting-officer of army of capital shout on us also in all factories and during all the election rounds and they force us to march in an infernal tempo of goods production and reproduction of this society of misery and death… Continue reading