This month marks the 30th anniversary of the Iranian revolution and the mainstream media around […]
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 […]
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 […]
This document was passed at the 2008 National Congress of the US Section of the IMT. To fight racism, we must fight capitalism!
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 […]
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.
The challenge thrown down by Shays terrified the oligarchy that was quietly concentrating political and economic power into its own hands.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]