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The Russian Revolution: when workers took power. Book launch

The following article was first published on the Alliance for Workers’ Liberty (AWL) website. (more…)

By |April 19th, 2017|Russian Revolution, Theory|Comments Off on The Russian Revolution: when workers took power. Book launch

The ‘coup’, the concept of socialism and the class nature of the Soviet Union

The following article was first published in 1991. We are re-publishing it on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the ‘coup’ against Gorbachev.

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By |August 26th, 2016|Europe, Russian Revolution, Socialism, Transition to socialism|Comments Off on The ‘coup’, the concept of socialism and the class nature of the Soviet Union

An African “Homeland” for the Jewish Refugees?

In 1903, after the Kishinev pogrom, British imperialism proposed a territory in Kenya (the so-called ‘Uganda’ plan) to Theodor Herzl, the Zionist leader. The article below, written by C. L. R. James in 1938, shows that the plan was still being considered by imperialism thirty-five years later. James offers a revolutionary socialist alternative to settling the Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi Germany in Kenya: “revolutionary struggle against capitalism”. (more…)

The two Trotskyisms confront Stalinism

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By |February 23rd, 2016|Theory|0 Comments

Three concepts of democracy

The following article by Maziar Razi was first published in Marxist Revival No. 3. (more…)

By |October 26th, 2015|Theory|0 Comments