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Robin Clapp, Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) national committee The year 1968 was tumultuous with workers’ accumulated frustrations igniting rebellion against capitalism and non-capitalist Stalinist regimes alike. Brewing discontent in France spilled over...

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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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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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The North Korean bomb test on September 3, the most powerful yet, and the bellicose reaction of the U.S., underlines the volatile and dangerous situation in the peninsula and entire region. The huge blast in...

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In early 2016, an Oxfam study showed that just 62 people owned as much wealth as half the world’s population—a truly staggering figure. Now, less than two years later, global economic inequality has since skyrocketed...

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On 12 April 1927, a bloody military coup turned the tide on the Chinese Revolution Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info Ninety years ago the Chinese working class and its young Communist Party (CCP) suffered a terrible defeat in...

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The Bolshevik-led Russian Revolution of 1917 was a lightning bolt across the world as the weakest link in the global capitalist chain was broken. In the United States, the idea of the working class, poor,...

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This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, a decisive turning point in world history, where for the first time working people established their own system of democratic rule through the “Soviets,” literally...

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Defending the Legacy in a New Era Editorial from Socialism Today, Dec/Jan 2017 edition The year 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian revolution. The 1917 revolution stands out as the greatest event in...

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Review of The Life and Death of Leon Trotsky, published in the latest issue of Socialism Today. Trotsky was one of the 20th century’s key figures: co-leader of the Russian revolution and tireless fighter against...

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