Tuesday, 22 September , 2020

Lenin

The Battle for History | by Seumas Milne

Published in theguardian.com 12 September 2002 It would be easy to dismiss the controversy over the latest Martin Amis offering as little more than a...

How Lenin’s love of literature shaped the Russian Revolution

By Tariq Ali 25 March 2017 Literature shaped the political culture of the Russia in which Vladimir Ilyich Lenin grew up. Explicitly political texts...

Nadezhda Krupskaya: How Lenin Studied Marx

Written: Unknown - 1933(?) Published in www.marxists.org OWING to the backwardness of industry in Russia, the workers' movement only began to develop in the nineties, when...

V. I. Lenin: Lessons of the Commune

March 23, 1908 After the coup d état, which marked the end of the revolution of 1848, France fell under the yoke of the Napoleonic...

Centenary of the Russian Revolution and the Repudiation of Debt

by Eric Toussaint 23 October 2017 In February 1918, the repudiation of the debt by the Soviet government shocked international finance and sparked off unanimous condemnation...

Downplaying Nazi crimes to pursue Russophobia – Neocon revisionism hits Britain

By Neil Clark * Photo: People at the annual procession commemorating the Latvian Waffen-SS (Schutzstaffel) unit in Riga, Latvia © Reuters / Reuters We live in...

On Catalonia – Debates in the Greek Left

by Dimitris Bellantis, ex-member of the CC of SYRIZA On  Catalonia-an essentially  different opinion inside the Greek Left  Dimitris Belantis,  Lawyer-Political Theorist , PhD   in Public...

Imperialism Is Alive and Kicking: A Marxist Analysis of Neoliberal Capitalism

By C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout | Interview The concept of imperialism has fallen out of the political lexicon of many leftists in the West, with...

Russia and Turkey: Consistency versus Unreliability

Modern Turkey is a strange amalgam of Western structures underpinned by Ottoman habits. Their various governments, whether military or not, are still heavily influenced by its huge military, and the contradiction between religion and secularism stills bedevils its development. Russia knows this, and knows that the bazaar mentality prevails in Turkish foreign policy. Rather than provoke a collapse of the shaky Turkish state, Russia prefers to weaken a neurotic NATO, and eventually bring Turkey into its sphere of influence, in the interests of Middle Eastern stability.

Where are Marx and Lenin when we need them?

Where are Marx and Lenin when we need them? By Paul Craig Roberts Former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy Former Associate Editor of the...