Revolutions are preceded by preparatory periods of ferment and debate, clarification of ideas, perspectives, and tasks. There is a growing sense that society is at an impasse, while at the same time, history is accelerating and great events are coming. This pushes broader layers of society into political activity, and there is a thirst for ideas: How can we explain the crisis of the system? How can communists win over the working class? What is the path to socialism in our lifetime?
A significant stratum of workers and youth are reaching out to grasp the banner of communism with both hands. We must turn decisively outwards to meet them by building a Revolutionary Communist International.
Many earnest people in the West look to the BDS campaign as a “practical” way to show solidarity with Palestine. Its activists often point to the example of the Apartheid regime in South Africa.
It is not uncommon to encounter skepticism or even extreme pessimism about the possibility of a socialist revolution in the United States. However, revolutions have exploded in what seemed to be the most unlikely places.
War poses everything in stark terms and puts all tendencies to the test. The war in Ukraine has led to splits in the communist parties in several countries.
As the crisis of capitalism deepens, the ruling class—which is completely unable to solve society’s most pressing problems—has resorted increasingly to censorship against any dissenting voices, particularly those who challenge capitalism itself.
Many people might count out Texas, but I say to those people: you’d best think again—there’s revolutionary sentiments brewing throughout the state!
Whenever a new movement erupts onto the scene of history, questions over the efficacy of violence vs. non-violence, direct action, diversity of tactics are hotly debated. But what can we learn from the past experience […]
Drafted as a discussion document to be amended and voted on at the 2023 National Congress of the US section of the IMT, this text draws a balance sheet of the events that have unfolded […]
Promoted by some activists as a means of combating oppression, identity politics is increasingly being used by the establishment to attack the left and the labor movement. Workers and youth must fight back with revolutionary […]
Michael Harrington’s ideas continue to have wide influence, but his American variant of reformism is a political dead end.
The 24-hour general strike in Greece represents a striking example of the power of the working class. Now is the time to escalate the struggle.
What is the Marxist position on mutual aid? Can it play a role in transforming society? In this roundtable discussion on socialist strategy, Socialist Revolution editors Antonio Balmer, Bryce Gordon, and Tom Trottier take up […]