Wednesday, 14 November , 2018

Russian Revolution

Socialising the banks: some historical examples

by Eric Toussaint 21 March 2018 How well a country controls its banks has a profound effect on its history. The Paris Commune was wrong to spare...

« La construction d’un peuple révolutionnaire n’est pas un dîner de...

Ce mardi 10 avril 2018, nous avons rencontré Jean-Luc Mélenchon dans son bureau à l’Assemblée nationale. Au cours d’une longue discussion, le député des...

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,...

Why the West Cannot Stomach Russians

By Andre Vltchek 08-03-2018 When it comes to Russia or the Soviet Union, reports and historical accounts do get blurry; in the West they do, and...

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...

La revue Autogestion comme observatoire des mouvements d’émancipation

Claudie Weill L'Homme et la société Année 1999 132-133 pp. 29-36 Fait partie d'un numéro thématique : Figures de l' « auto-émancipation » sociale...

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...

Early Soviet Films – a portrait of revolutionary Russia

Remarkable collection of early Soviet films on DVD: The New Man—Awakening and Everyday Life in Revolutionary Russia By Bernd Reinhardt 29 December 2017 A notable...

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,...