This article re-examines Soviet music, demonstrating its revolutionary history and legacy, and how both can inform our struggles today.
Nov. 7, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the seizure of power by workers and peasants in the Russian Revolution, regarded as the most world-altering event in the history of civilization.
A lot of nonsense has been written about the role of Putin’s Russia in subverting “our democracy.” As though our democracy had been functioning...
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 single biggest event that shaped global politics in the 20th century was the Russian Revolution of 1917, which gave birth to the Soviet...
The following article first appeared in the August 2005 issue of Socialism and Liberation magazine . The 62st anniversaries of the U.S. nuclear bombings of Japan are Aug. 6 and 9 of this year. August 6 and 9 of this year mark the 60th anniversaries of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
This article first appeared in the November 2006 issue of Socialism and Liberation magazine. On June 22, President Bush traveled to Hungary to join a commemoration of an uprising that occurred there 50 years ago, in October-November 1956.
The September 3 massacre of at least 360 children and adults in the town of Beslan, North Ossetia, in the Caucasus region of Russia, shocked the world and brought the conflict in the area into the public eye again.