My high (and still rising) blood pressure is deceiving those near me about my actual condition. I am active and able to work but the outcome is evidently near. These lines will be made public after my death.

Today, 9th July, marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ted Grant, the founder of the International Marxist Tendency. Rob Sewell, editor of the British Marxist paper Socialist Appeal, outlines the important role played by Ted in building the forces of Marxism during his lifetime and discusses the legacy of Ted for Marxists today.

In the third and final part of his article about the ideas of Karl Marx, Alan Woods deals with the question of Marxist philosophy and also illustrates how the method of Marxism is more relevant than ever in analysing the present crisis of Capitalism and show a way out of the impasse.