COVID-19 is bringing economic and social dislocation with no parallel since the Second World War. It is a huge burden on working class people, and a real concern for the strategists of capital.
The IMF declared at the beginning of April that we have entered into “the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.” This is why the state is now playing an unprecedented role.
Tune in for a special feature tonight at 7PM ET. What is socialism? Jacobin editor Bhaskar Sunkara and Socialist Revolution editor John Peterson give their answers to this question.
Today marks the 150th birthday of Vladimir Lenin, the great revolutionary leader. Whilst the bourgeois historians and liberals slander him, we celebrate his life and ideas, which are more relevant now than ever.
No aceptamos la mentira de que EE.UU. sea un bloque reaccionario. Cada nación tiene sus propias métodos de la lucha de clases y tradiciones revolucionarias.
A revolutionary movement of the working class defeated the Franco regime in Spain—and it could have gone further but for the betrayals of the workers’ leadership.
Antonio Gramsci died in 1937, after spending nearly ten years in prison under Mussolini’s fascist regime. All these years later, his ideas and legacy are still being debated and reinterpreted.
A description of the Putin regime in Russia: how it came about, its main characteristics, and how it differs from traditional bourgeois regimes as we know them in the West.
Just a few years after it entered the scene of history, the Comintern suffered a sudden, irreversible decline. How was all that potential squandered and turned into its opposite?
The Labour Party has been fighting against racism and anti-Semitism since its foundation. The Conservative Party, by contrast, has always been riddled with racism and anti-Semitism.
It sometimes feels as though humanity is on the edge of a cliff. Sapiens has earned high praises, promising to explain how we have arrived at this point. But what explanations does the book offer?
Rob Sewell discusses the failure of the German Revolutions from 1918 through the early 1930s, and the consequent rise of the Nazis, at the NYC Marxist School 2019.