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Book Review Trotskyists on Trial Free Speech and Political Persecution Since the Age of FDR by Donna T. Haverty-Stacke On June 27, 1941, the FBI carried out a raid on the offices of the Socialist...

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A Response to Bhaskar Sunkara At the end of June, in the midst of a growing discussion about socialism in the United States, Bhaskar Sunkara published an important op-ed in the New York Times entitled “Socialism’s Future May Be...

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Respuesta a Bhaskar Sunkara English version A finales de junio, en medio de una discusión en ascenso sobre el socialismo en EEUU, Bhaskar Sunkara publicó una página de opinión en el New York Times titulada...

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On a cold January day,  98 years before the January 2017 Women’s March surged across the U.S. opposing Donald Trump’s divide-and-conquer agenda, 35,000 Seattle dockworkers walked out in an action that led to the first...

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This podcast episode is in the form of 2 parts. Part 1: What happened in 1917 in Russia and what can we learn from it today? Part 2: Why did this break from capitalism happen in...

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CWI and Izquierda Revolucionaria hold successful rally in defence of the October Revolution The international rally organised on 19 July by Izquierda Revolucionaria and the CWI was a massive success. More than 600 workers, youth...

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Judy Beishon, from The Socialist 12 July 2017 (weekly paper of the Socialist Party, CWI in England  & Wales) Massive demonstrations involving nearly a million people erupted in Petrograd on 2-3 July 1917, in a...

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The nine months of the Russian Revolution, from February to October 1917, were a period when events moved with lightning speed, when there were great leaps of consciousness. July and August were perhaps the most...

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100 years since the Russian Revolution 1917-2017 Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info A century ago this week, 500,000 workers and soldiers marched through the Russian capital Petrograd, with tens of thousands joining marches in Moscow, Kiev and other...

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Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd 1917 By Helen Rappaport Published by Hutchinson, 2016, £25 Reviewed by Niall Mulholland Helen Rappaport’s Caught in the Revolution provides many telling eyewitness reports from the then capital of Russia,...

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