2022 marks the 100-year anniversary of the founding of the USSR. In this podcast episode, John Peterson provides a brief history and background on the USSR, what it was, and what it achieved—and why it […]
In this talk from the 2022 NYC Marxist School, Mark Rahman provides an overview of the Great Railroad Strike of 1877, drawing on the lessons of this inspiring period of US history to help labor […]
In this episode of Socialist Revolution podcast, we aim to provide an objective portrayal of what actually happened in the Iranian Revolution of 1979, which is quite different from the stereotypes shown in the movies […]
As capitalism continues to decline, anti-Asian hate crimes are on the rise—though this is nothing new. Over 150 years ago, one of the largest mass lynchings in American history was directed against Chinese residents in […]
The airline industry of the early 20th century is a far cry from the way it is today. Its current state is a result of struggles by pilots, flight attendants, mechanics, and other workers to […]
The US government recently released a report on the horrific abuses in the American Indian boarding schools. Only a socialist revolution can lay the basis for genuine reparations for the genocide and oppression suffered at […]
Mikhail Gorbachev, the final leader of the Soviet Union, died Tuesday at the age of 91. His policies opened up the door for the restoration of capitalism in Russia and led to the impoverishment of […]
The October revolution was a leap forward for LGBTQ liberation. But in March 1934, Stalin re-criminalized homosexuality across the whole of the Soviet Union.
In 1771, a band of poor frontier farmers in North Carolina fought a pitched battle against the forces of colonial governor William Tryon. This was the climax of a period of North Carolina history known […]
May 1, 2006 was perhaps the closest the US has ever come to a general strike. As May Day approaches, it is critical that we relearn the lessons of that struggle.
We republish a 1990 pamphlet, in which the Militant and IMT organizer Rob Sewell provides an overview of the mass Anti-Poll Tax movement that brought down Thatcher.