If we are to have a genuinely revolutionary understanding of society, we have to throw the light of Marxist analysis on even the most shadowy corners of the bourgeois state, including constitutional law.
No other event in human history has been the subject of more distortions than the Russian Revolution.
Successful strikes require preparation and leadership with a clear, class-independent vision. Our aim is not to let off steam but to challenge the bosses’ right to rule.
The struggle against gender oppression and sexual orientation-based discrimination has developed into mass movements in many countries. These protests have within them an intrinsic revolutionary potential.
Donald Trump’s latest threat, that North Korea would face “fire and fury like the world has never seen”, has sparked speculation in the media over the possibility of a nuclear conflict.
The Spanish Civil War, like any revolutionary period, was an acid test for political parties and tendencies. Despite its ultimate defeat by the counterrevolution, it holds rich lessons for socialists today.
This year we will see learned critics working to turn public opinion against the Bolsheviks and what they stood for, in an attempt to bury the truth about what the revolution was really about.
The Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 marked a fundamental break with the old order and the beginning of the socialist transformation of society.
Many American workers aren’t aware of the time when the US nearly had a mass socialist party of the working class.
Neither Carnegie nor Frick are responsible for the growth of Pittsburgh.
One hundred years ago today, on January 13, 1917, just weeks before the collapse of tsarism, the thirty-eight-year-old Trotsky arrived in New York City.
We are republishing this article on the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, first published on the 40th anniversary in Socialist Appeal.