In the midst of the pandemic, speculative investments continue. The latest celebrity-driven fads, NFTs and SPACs, are among the most insane expressions of this.
In this episode of our Civil War podcast series, John Peterson analyzes the events of the war itself, all the way from secession to the Emancipation Proclamation.
Alan Woods provides an overview of Lenin’s arguments in “Materialism and Empirico-Criticism,” and mounts a defense of materialism against the obscurantist, postmodernist nonsense on university campuses today.
This article provides an overview of the Paris Commune: its heroic rise, its tragic fall, and its lessons for revolutionaries today.
We continue our Civil War miniseries with a closer look at the Constitutional foundations of the crisis, the economics of slavery, the abolitionists, the political scene at the time, and a brief timeline of events […]
Rosa Luxemburg was born 150 years ago. Her revolutionary legacy is paramount for those who wish to change the world. But before we can learn from Luxemburg’s experience, we must first uncover her true legacy.
John Peterson kicks off our three-part series on the American Civil War laying out the theoretical foundations for understanding these key events in US history—which Marxists see as the second American Revolution.
The military coup in Myanmar unleashed an unexpected movement. In this article, we attempt to outline some of the historical and immediate factors that led to this sudden and sharp change in the situation.
Among the Arab Spring, the Egyptian Revolution is perhaps the richest in lessons, as well as prospects for the immediate future. This article provides a balance sheet of the revolution and its aftermath, 10 years […]
We publish the introduction to our new edition of “The First Five Years of the Communist International,” which outlines some of the key debates and decisions taken in the first four congresses of the Communist International.
Is Queer Theory compatible with Marxism? Can there be such a thing as “Queer Marxism”? Yola Kipcak in Vienna replies in the negative, and explains why.
November 28, 2020 marks the 200th birthday of Friedrich Engels. We commemorate this bicentenary by looking at the vital contribution that Engels made to developing the ideas of Marxism.