Monday, 1 June , 2020

Bolsheviks

“Lenin’s Last Struggle” recounts a losing campaign against the emerging Stalin

By Gary Bono January 22, 2016 I have previously written about the excellent and informative book, “The Soviet Century” by the Soviet-born historian Moshe Lewin, but...

Lenin’s Testament

"Last Testament" Letters to the Congress Written: December 1922 - January 1923 First Published: 1956 in Kommunist (No. 9) Source: Lenin Collected Works, Volume 36 (p. 593-611) Online Version:...

Leon Trotsky: Lenin (1925)

Transcriber’s Notes This transcription of Leon Trotsky’s 1925 Lenin came about through a donation from the personal archives of Asher and Ruth Harer in San...

The French Anti-Neoliberal Revolution. On the conditions for its success

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos 11/1/2018 The magazine Le Point is one of the main media outlets of the French conservative “centre-right”.  One of its December issues carries...

Washington’s Century-Long War on Russia

By Mike Whitney March The United States has launched a three-pronged offensive on Russia. First, it’s attacking Russia’s economy via sanctions and oil-price manipulation. Second,...

The October 1917 Revolution started off the transformation of the world...

The aim of this chapter, written especially for the 100th anniversary of the October 1917 Revolution, is certainly not to denigrate this first gigantic...

Bolsheviks Seize Power

Subject essay: Lewis Siegelbaum The Bolshevik seizure of power in Petrograd in October 1917 was celebrated for over seventy years by the Soviet government as...