What Kind of Party Are We Fighting For? A Reply to Comrades in DSA

In another contribution to the ongoing debate on the “party question,” we reply to comradely feedback submitted by a DSA reading group on key questions of revolutionary strategy.

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.