Hans-Gerd Ofinger in the Alps
Memories of Hans-Gerd Öfinger

One of our leading German members, Hans-Gerd Öfinger, recently tragically passed away. We publish here two reminiscences by comrades close to Hans-Gerd.

“One Year Ago, the End of Bernie’s Campaign Pushed Me to Marxism”

The notes we received after Bernie dropped out of the race contained themes of class anger and a desire to become politically active.

Interview with Chris Smalls: “The Labor Movement Is Awakening”

Socialist Revolution interviewed former Amazon employee, Chris Smalls, who was fired after his attempt to organize a strike at their Staten Island warehouse over health concerns resulting from COVID-19.

In Memory of Hans-Gerd Öfinger (June 1955 – March 2021)

We received the sad news that Hans-Gerd Öfinger, a long-standing member of our international and leading comrade of our German section, has passed away.

Interview with Cliff Willmeng: A Class-Struggle Leadership Candidate for MN Nurses Association

Socialist Revolution recently interviewed Cliff Willmeng, a labor activist and candidate for the Board of Directors of the Minneapolis Nurses Association and for delegate to the Minnesota AFL-CIO.

Poor Sad Little Child Foster
Southern Poverty: Why I Joined the IMT

I grew up in an undocumented family in the South. We slept on the floor and our dining table was an upside down ramen box. I don’t share this for your tears, but for your […]

Aluminum Smelting
“Go to Work!”—Letter from an Aluminum Smelter Worker

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, the message sent to the working class by the bosses from the safety of their homes has been clear: “Go to work!”

Interview Why Socialists Shouldn't Run as Democrats
[Video] Why Socialists Shouldn’t Run as Democrats

Tune in for our weekly Saturday livestream at 7PM! K. Khan will join Socialist Revolution editor John Peterson for a balance sheet of the electoral strategy of running as Democrats put forward by Jacobin magazine.

Working Life Under COVID-19

A first-hand report from an employee at a Midwestern real estate law office—this is just one of many examples of how the bosses are willing to risk the lives of their own employees to make […]

Coronavirus in the USA
[Video] Live Interview: Coronavirus and the USA

John Peterson was interviewed live on IMTV—the video channel of In Defence of Marxism—to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, which has rapidly become a focal point of the global outbreak.

Juan Guaidó Venezuela
A Year after Guaidó: What’s Happening in Venezuela?

We publish here two interviews with members of the Venezuelan IMT, Lucha de Clases, describing the situation in Venezuela and perspectives for the Bolivarian Revolution.

Marx and Engels Rheinische Zeitung
The Marxist Method: Why I Joined the IMT

An ongoing series on membership in the IMT, in which comrades explain what drove them to reject the capitalist system and embrace revolutionary socialism.