For the very same reasons that the Russian Revolution attracted the enthusiastic support of the world’s oppressed, it almost immediately drew the most bitter hostility of the world’s oppressors.
The Russian Revolution is a vast subject. An exhaustive analysis of it is beyond the scope of this writing. But below, some of the key points will be highlighted. The Russian Revolution took place in ...
The same militarists who criminally invaded and bombed sovereign Iraq are now crying very big crocodile tears about respect for sovereignty in Ukraine.
The attention of the international lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community and its supporters has been fixed on Russia in recent weeks.
The first time the people had the power The capitalist class and its well-paid intellectuals and pundits continue to argue that the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991 means that socialism and communism are ...
Some progressive people argue that given the fact that nearly two decades have passed, the issue of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics is now an irrelevancy. We think otherwise.
The Central Asian Republic of Kyrgyzstan has been the scene of a bloody conflict since June 10. Estimates of the casualties vary widely, with the country's interim president estimating up to 2,000 deaths.
"So when the ships landed here at Omaha [Beach], an unimaginable hell rained down on the men inside," President Barack Obama said as he spoke in Normandy on June 6th, the 65th anniversary of "D-Day.
The article below was first published in Socialism and Liberation in April 2005. The 1917 Russian Revolution was the first time in history that the working class seized and held power, organizing a workers state ...
The U.S. government and media have portrayed the latest conflict between Russia and Georgia over South Ossetia and Abkhazia as a resumption of Russia’s Soviet-era "domination" over the smaller, beleaguered country of Georgia.