The Revolutionary Legacy of the 1919 Seattle General Strike

In February 1919, a general strike paralyzed Seattle for six days. The tumultuous epoch that we are now entering in the US demands that we study our class’s revolutionary traditions and draw the necessary lessons.

The Wall Street Crash and the Great Depression: Lessons for Today

With mass unemployment on the cards, many are comparing the current crisis to the Great Depression of the 1930s. There are many lessons from studying the period of the Great Depression.

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Class Struggle and the New Deal

We are living through a time in which many people have lost all hope in the future. There are many lessons for socialists to learn from the Great Depression and how the FDR administration presided […]

Minneapolis Teamsters Strike Livestream
[Video] Lessons of the 1934 Minneapolis Teamsters’ Strike

Tune in on Saturday, August 29 at 7 PM ET for a livestream on the Minneapolis Teamsters’ Strike of 1934 and the lessons for today’s labor movement.

First 5 Years of the Communist International Book
Review of “The First Five Years of the Communist International”: a Revolutionary Treasure Trove

A review of “The First Five Years of the Communist International,” consisting of Trotsky’s writings and speeches on building the Third International. The book is rich with lessons for the workers’ struggle today.

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Lecciones de la historia y la lucha del Partido Panteras Negras

En este artículo, nos centraremos en el ascenso colosal y el colapso precipitado del Partido de las Panteras Negras, y las lecciones que se pueden extraer de estos importantes eventos en la historia estadounidense.

Villa, Zapata, and the Mexican Revolution
[Video] Villa, Zapata, and the Mexican Revolution

Socialist Revolution editor John Peterson gives an account of the lives of Pancho Villa, Emiliano Zapata, and their role in the extraordinary events of the Mexican Revolution.

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Lessons of the 1969 Charleston Nurses’ Aides Strike

The 1969 nurses’ aides strike is an inspiring labor struggle in the American South—a part of the country that is mostly just known for its history of racism, conservatism, and backwardness.

World War II: From War to Revolution

COVID-19 is bringing economic and social dislocation with no parallel since the Second World War. It is a huge burden on working class people, and a real concern for the strategists of capital.

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Happy Birthday, Lenin! The Great Fighter and Teacher of Marxism

Today marks the 150th birthday of Vladimir Lenin, the great revolutionary leader. Whilst the bourgeois historians and liberals slander him, we celebrate his life and ideas, which are more relevant now than ever.

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Las tradiciones revolucionarias de los EE.UU.

No aceptamos la mentira de que EE.UU. sea un bloque reaccionario. Cada nación tiene sus propias métodos de la lucha de clases y tradiciones revolucionarias.

"Spain's Revolution Against Franco: The Great Betrayal" Book Cover
Spain’s Revolution Against Franco: the Great Betrayal

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.