Thursday, 28 May , 2020

October Revolution

Alexandra Kollontai: The Autobiography of a Sexually Emancipated Communist Woman

Prefatory Note This is the first time that the complete autobiography which Alexandra Kollontai wrote in 1926 has been published. The sentences and paragraphs in...

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...

Dostoevsky’s Century: Russia prepares its Revolution

'Crime and Punishment' 150 years on By Victoria Drey Dec 28, 2016 First published in 1866, Fyodor Dostoevsky’s novel about a St. Petersburg student who kills...

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...

Marx and Russia

By Isaac Deutscher (1948) The attitudes of Marx and Engels towards Russia and their views on the prospects of Russian revolution form a curious topic...

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...

Imperialist Anti-Capitalism?

By Radhika Desai   Abstract: The Russian Revolution broke out amidst a world war between imperial countries and a critical part of its legacy lies in...

N.A. Berdyaev: Spirits of the Russian Revolution

  We are lost. What are we to do? Into the field the devil evidently doth take us, Spinning us round and round...