Study Guides

Study guide: What is to be done?

Published in 1902, What is to be done? Burning questions of our movement, is Lenin's argument for a distinct kind of revolutionary organization, and is...

Study guide: The right of nations to self-determination

Lenin wrote The Right of Nations to Self-Determination in early 1914 to address the relationship between socialist struggle and national liberation, a key debate...

Study guide: The communist manifesto

Karl Marx and Frederick Engels wrote The Communist Manifesto as “a complete theoretical and practical party program” for the initially German-based, and then international, Communist...

Black Liberation

Alexandra Kollontai (pt. 2): A historical-materialist approach to the family and...

In part two of this study of Kollontai, Jodi Dean examines her writing on the family and love.

Alexandra Kollontai (pt. 1): The struggle for proletarian feminism and for...

In part one of this study on Kollontai, we look at 1) her struggle for proletarian feminism against bourgeois feminism and 2) her struggle to center gender concerns in the Party program

Celebrating International Women’s Day

To commemorate International Women’s Day, we publishe excerpts from Kollontai’s 1920 article, "International Women’s Day," written just over two years after the October 1917 socialist revolution in Russia.