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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 –...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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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