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.
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.
Disney theme park workers bring dreams to life for millions of people every year. This comes at the cost of nightmarish working conditions.
Tom Trottier, editor of Socialist Revolution, discusses the work of the Communist International in the trade union movement.
On 28 June 1969, a riot just outside the Stonewall Inn bar in NYC marked a turning point in the fight for the emancipation of LGBTQ people.
Fred Weston, editor of In Defence of Marxism, discusses the lessons of the Third International on the centennial of its founding.
The Minneapolis Strike demonstrated the role played by the young forces of American Trotskyism in obtaining gains for workers.
The Third International became a vital school of revolutionary ideas and strategy. Rob Sewell (editor of Socialist Appeal, British journal of the IMT) looks back on this momentous event.