Lenin and the right of nations to self-determination

The formation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in 1922 brought together more than 120 distinct peoples, each with...

The civil rights and Black Power movements

From democratic rights to national liberation The decade of the 1950s is known for the dramatic rise of reactionary politics, especially...

Harry Haywood’s contributions to the National Question and the fight for...

Harry Haywood was a long time member and leader of the Communist Party-USA and other communist organizations from the 1920s until his death in...

Civil rights and the U.S. revolution

The modern Civil Rights movement burst onto the scene with the year-long bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama that began Dec. 5, 1955. Nine years...

Is the United States one nation?

MOST people outside Chicago had never heard of Barack Obama before July 2004. Since his keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, this young,...

What is national oppression?

Oppression and exploitation are basic features of capitalist society. Workers are paid wages while the capitalist owners make profits from the products created by...

Eradicating the scourge of racism from U.S. society

It will take a revolution In August 2006, an African American student in Jena, La., asked his school principal for permission to sit under what...

Yugoslavia: Nationalist competition opened door to imperialist intervention

Can different nationalities coexist within a single, multinational state? Many people point to the fracturing of Yugoslavia in the early 1990s as evidence that...