Browsing the "Leon Trotsky" Tag →

Lenny Shail, Socialist Party national committee. Reposted from The Socialist, newspaper of the Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) Ninety years ago this January, Leon Trotsky was exiled from the Soviet Union. Joseph Stalin...

Read More →

By Per-Åke Westerlund, member of Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (sister organization of Socialist Alternative in Sweden) 100 years ago, on March 2, 1919, 53 delegates from left and communist parties gathered at a congress in Moscow, with...

Read More →

Robert Bechert, CWI International Secretariat (Originally published on socialistworld.net) November 9 is a momentous date in German history. On this date Robert Blum, one of the leaders of the 1848 revolution in German-speaking countries, was executed...

Read More →

Originally published on thesocialist.org.au, website of the Socialist Party (CWI in Australia) One hundred years ago, Italian revolutionary Antonio Gramsci was in the middle of events that could have changed the course of history. The Italian...

Read More →

The rise of fascism in Italy in the early 1920s represented a new, extremely dangerous threat to the workers’ movement. It provoked urgent debate in the early years of the Communist International – before its...

Read More →

The storm of accusations against Jeremy Corbyn on the issue of anti-Semitism, while politically motivated, has raised questions on how to define and combat it. It has also renewed debate about Zionism and Israel –...

Read More →

Parasitic Capitalism Exposed

September 6, 2018

Mariana Mazzucato’s new book is a detailed exposé of the parasitic character of modern capitalism, drawing on Karl Marx’s theory of the source of value creation. But understanding the law of value is only a...

Read More →

Striking analysis in heat of 1917 will deepen any reader’s understanding Iain Dalton, Leeds Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) ‘Trotsky in 1917’ is the most complete collection in English of some of the...

Read More →

The most famous firsthand account of the events in Russia in October 1917 was Ten Days that Shook the World written by American socialist John Reed. To mark the centenary of the Russian revolution, our...

Read More →

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...

Read More →