With rising interest in socialism, Nichols’ book raises an important question: is socialism solely a foreign import, with no connection to American traditions?
We republish here for our September/October 2015 organization-wide reading, a work by Leon Trotsky, The Workers’ State, Thermidor, and Bonapartism.
On September 1915, a small group of international socialists gathered in the Swiss village of Zimmerwald. This was the first attempt to unite those socialists who were opposed to the war.
From a tiny handful of activists in Oakland, the Black Panther Party grew to national and international prominence, electrifying millions around the world. In this article, we analyze the party’s history and lessons.
he Battle of Waterloo—200 years ago, on 18th June 1815—was the last great event that marked the end of that great historical process that was begun in 1789 by the Great French Revolution.
Part ten of Alan Wood’s series on the first World War.
Today marks the 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazism and fascism in Europe, 6 days after the Soviet Red Army took Berlin.
In celebration of May Day, we republish this 2001 May Day article written by Rob Sewell, editor of the UK Socialist Appeal.
We republish here, for our April-May 2015 organization-wide reading, a chapter from James P. Cannon’s book The History of American Trotskyism, “Dog Days of the Left Opposition.”
Somebody once said to Lenin war is terrible, to which he replied: “yes, terribly profitable.” The European war suited the American industrialists rather well.
For Marxists, history is not something dead and buried, an ossified collection of facts and interpretations established for all time, but a living treasure trove of lessons for the present and the future.
While the armies of the Great Powers were busy slaughtering each other in Flanders, Tannenberg, and Gallipoli, their weaker brethren were watching with keen anticipation from the sidelines