We publish the introduction to our new edition of “The First Five Years of the Communist International,” which outlines some of the key debates and decisions taken in the first four congresses of the Communist International.
Is Queer Theory compatible with Marxism? Can there be such a thing as “Queer Marxism”? Yola Kipcak in Vienna replies in the negative, and explains why.
November 28, 2020 marks the 200th birthday of Friedrich Engels. We commemorate this bicentenary by looking at the vital contribution that Engels made to developing the ideas of Marxism.
The capitalists are eager for the COVID-19 crisis to come to an end, and many anticipate a rapid economic bounceback. But the new normal will be one of crisis, chaos, and class struggle.
The Italian left wrecked itself on the rocks of “lesser evilism” starting in the 1970s. With the US 2020 election underway and huge pressure on the left to vote for Biden, we can draw important […]
In February 1919, a general strike paralyzed Seattle for six days. The tumultuous epoch that we are now entering in the US demands that we study our class’s revolutionary traditions and draw the necessary lessons.
With mass unemployment on the cards, many are comparing the current crisis to the Great Depression of the 1930s. There are many lessons from studying the period of the Great Depression.
We are living through a time in which many people have lost all hope in the future. There are many lessons for socialists to learn from the Great Depression and how the FDR administration presided […]
Hegel revolutionized every field that he dedicated himself to. The impact of Hegel’s ideas cannot be underestimated, and as Marxists we owe him a tremendous debt.
Tune in on Saturday, August 29 at 7 PM ET for a livestream on the Minneapolis Teamsters’ Strike of 1934 and the lessons for today’s labor movement.
What would workers’ control of industry look like, and why is nationalization and democratic central planning of the key levers of the economy so important?
A review of “The First Five Years of the Communist International,” consisting of Trotsky’s writings and speeches on building the Third International. The book is rich with lessons for the workers’ struggle today.