Thursday, 21 June , 2018

Lenin

John Reed: How the Soviets were really functioning in the beginning

Soviets in Action First Published: October 1918 in The Liberator Transcription/Markup: Revolutionary History/Brian Baggins Online Version: John Reed Internet Archive (marxists.org) 2000 Through all the chorus of abuse...

No party, no socialism

June 3, 2005 The right wing has attacked historian Moshe Lewin’s new book, “The Soviet Century,” which covers the Soviet Union from the early 1920s...

Titlos Putin on Lenin, Communism and Christianity

Putin: Communist ideology similar to Christianity, Lenin’s body like saintly relics Russian President Vladimir Putin has likened communism to Christianity and Vladimir Lenin’s mausoleum in...

The Soviet Century by Moshe Lewin

The senior historian of the Soviet Union presents a powerful and original analysis of the warring between Lenin and Stalin and the collapse of...

Lenin’s Last Struggle

“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,...

Markets, Monopoly and War

A new edition of Rudolf Hilferding's Finance Capital: A Study of the Latest Phase of Capitalist Development has been published in a new translation...

Keynes, Hobson, Marx | by Robert Skidelsky

October 10, 2012 I. President Lyndon Johnson asked John Kenneth Galbraith to write him a speech on economic policy. After glancing at it LBJ said 'You...

How Xi Jinping’s presidency was shaped by traumas of Mao and...

Centrist approach to reform of China’s society and party comes from study of where two communist leaders went wrong By Simon Denyer Friday 6 March 2015 To...

Forged by revolution: a day in the life of Russia –...

On 7 November 1917, the Bolsheviks seized power in Russia. Exactly 100 years on, the Moscow Times asked its readers to take a photograph...

Lenin and Keynes

HISTORICAL EXPERIMENTS Two dissimilar men with different goals can still have a lot in common, writes Prabhat Patnaik At first sight no two persons could have...