David Harvey is an academic who describes himself as a Marxist. His recent statement that he is against the revolutionary overthrow of capitalism has logically caused a stir.
The fundamental essence of every state, with its “armed bodies of men,” police, courts and other trappings is that it serves the interests of the ruling class in society—in the case of capitalism, the capitalist […]
The 1969 nurses’ aides strike is an inspiring labor struggle in the American South—a part of the country that is mostly just known for its history of racism, conservatism, and backwardness.
Governments everywhere are pumping money into the world economy to keep it on life support. Followers of Keynesian ideas—of government stimulus and demand-side management—feel vindicated. But only Marxism offers a solution.
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.
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?