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To mark the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Committee for a Workers’ International on April 21st 1974 we are publishing here three items. The first is an interview with Tony Saunois, the secretary...

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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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Marxists in the 1930s were compelled to draw far-reaching political conclusions following huge defeats of the working class....

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On 21 August 1940 Leon Trotsky, the Marxist thinker and fighter, and co-leader of the Russian Revolution, along with Lenin, was murdered by one of Stalin’s agents....

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Terry Eagleton’s Why Marx Was Right is a wonderfully written and accessible introduction to the thought of Karl Marx. It is fashionable to dismiss Marxism as “outdated” or “irrelevant” as it pertains to contemporary economic...

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Peter Camejo was a well-known political activist from his work in the Vietnam anti-war movement to his challenging of the two-party system with the Green Party and Ralph Nader. Two years after his death from...

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