Thirty years since the Iranian Revolution
Thirty Years Since the Iranian Revolution

This month marks the 30th anniversary of the Iranian revolution and the mainstream media around […]

NYC workers
Prospects for a Labor Party

In every major country, the working class has built political parties to combat the capitalists in the political arena, with one exception: the working class in the United States has not yet built its own political […]

The Declaration of Independence

Originally the majority of the upper class Americans did not want independence. But the mood of the masses made all thought of compromise impossible. On July 4, 1776, the Thirteen United States of America declared […]

Black Struggle and the Socialist Revolution

This document was passed at the 2008 National Congress of the US Section of the IMT. To fight racism, we must fight capitalism!

Mightier than the sword

If there was one man who embodied the spirit of revolutionary democracy, it was Tom Paine. He inspired the American Revolution of 1776, took part in the French Revolution of 1789 and, while abroad in […]

My Tho, Vietnam. A Viet Cong base camp being burned.
The Tet Offensive: the Turning Point in the Vietnam War

Alan Woods analyzes the events that led to the Vietnam War and the significance of the Tet Offensive in bringing about the defeat of US imperialism, and draws some parallels with Iraq.

Shays' Rebellion
Shays’ Rebellion

The challenge thrown down by Shays terrified the oligarchy that was quietly concentrating political and economic power into its own hands.

USSR Military Parade
What About Russia?

As early as 1936, Leon Trotsky predicted that the Stalinist bureaucracy that usurped power after Lenin’s death, would not be satisfied with its legal and illegal privileges, but would inevitably strive to replace the nationalized […]

US troops in Vietnam

The war in Vietnam, which completely transformed the situation in the U.S.A., did not begin in a planned way. The U.S.A. was sucked into it almost by accident. It began with a covert operation, the […]

US Imperialism

The end of the 19th century saw the birth of imperialism. Germany, France, Britain and Belgium struggled to gain possession of markets, territory, raw materials and spheres of influence. As Germany emerged as a great […]

Sen. J. McCarthy
America After 1945 and McCarthyism

Originally published in the book Marxism and the USA, published by and available from Wellred. On February 9, 1950 Senator Joseph R. McCarthy of Wisconsin claimed that there were no fewer than two hundred Communists […]

An "Un-American" Idea?

Originally published in the book Marxism and the USA, published by and available from Wellred.  In order to understand the ideas of Marxism, it is first necessary to approach them without prejudice. This is difficult, […]

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