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Per-Åke Westerlund (first published in the Swedish socialist paper, Offensive) One hundred years after the Russian revolution shook the world, every socialist, anti-capitalist and militant will hugely profit from analysing those momentous events. A new...

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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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Steve Bannon, chief strategist to US President Donald Trump, once called himself “a Leninist” – to the delight of Victor Sebestyen, a journalist for the Times, Spectator, and Standard....

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Republished from 1917revolution.org as part of a series of articles that analyse and explain, month by month, the stormy events of the revolutionary year of the Russian revolution. The first in the series, by Niall Mulholland, looks...

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Peter Taaffe, from the February 2017 issue of Socialism Today (monthly magazine of the Socialist Party – CWI England & Wales) When the Russian revolution began in February 1917, leading revolutionaries, including Leon Trotsky and...

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Young people internationally are being politicised by the oppression of women and LGBT people, opening up debates as to how this discrimination and inequality can be ended. EMMA QUINN (Socialist Party, CWI in Ireland) looks...

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Marxism and the Environment

December 15, 2015

Marxism is often mistakenly accused of taking the environment for granted – in the pursuit of the economic growth needed to alleviate poverty and want. Yet nothing could be further from the truth. Drawing on...

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‘Lenin’ by Lars T Lih In an attempt to answer the description of Lenin by capitalist historians as a brutal dictator, some on the left turn to Lars T Lih. He has tried to reinvent...

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