What We Can Learn from the Last Time America Had 100,000 Communists

The last great radicalization of American workers gives us an idea of what’s in store for today’s communist movement.

Ukraine War Leads to Splits in the Communist Movement: Back to Lenin!

War poses everything in stark terms and puts all tendencies to the test. The war in Ukraine has led to splits in the communist parties in several countries.

Oppenheimer: Communism, McCarthyism, and the Bomb

Christopher Nolan’s latest release offers a dramatic and tense look at the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer, exploring the politics of McCarthy-era America along the way.

The Korean War at 70: Imperialism’s Legacy of Bloodshed and Division

July of this year marks the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement, which halted the three-year-long, all-out conflict known as the Korean War. The war remains one of US imperialism’s most […]

The Spanish Civil War and the Crimes of Stalinism

The Spanish Civil War began this month in 1936 with the beginning of the coup by General Franco. The fascist forces could have been defeated, with the working class rising up and fighting back. But […]

Zinoviev & the Stalinist Degeneration of the Comintern (Pt. 3)

80 years ago, Stalin dissolved the Communist International. This 3-part podcast series digs deeper into the theoretical and historical background that led to the Comintern’s degeneration, differentiating genuine Leninism from its bureaucratic opposites of Zinovievism […]

Zinoviev & the Stalinist Degeneration of the Comintern (Pt. 2)

80 years ago, Stalin dissolved the Communist International. This 3-part podcast series digs deeper into the theoretical and historical background that led to the Comintern’s degeneration, differentiating genuine Leninism from its bureaucratic opposites of Zinovievism […]

Zinoviev & the Stalinist Degeneration of the Comintern (Pt. 1)

80 years ago, Stalin dissolved the Communist International. This 3-part podcast series digs deeper into the theoretical and historical background that led to the Comintern’s degeneration, differentiating genuine Leninism from its bureaucratic opposites of Zinovievism […]

80 Years since the Dissolution of the Communist International

The Communist International was a declaration of war on the whole capitalist world. Under the control of Stalin and Zinoviev, it transformed into its opposite. 80 years ago this month, Stalin dissolved it.

Recollections of a Soviet Citizen: Discovering Trotsky in Paris

The strength of Marxism is the scientific method applied to the development of society. Armed with this method, the working class will overthrow capitalism and replace it with a classless society.

Britain: Communists, Trade Unions, and the Anglo-Russian Committee

On May 4, 1926 a general strike began in Britain. But after nine inspiring days, the strike was betrayed by the trade union leaders, who were given a left cover by the Stalinists.

Mikhail Gorbachev (1931–2022): The Man Who Failed to Save Stalinism from Itself

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 […]