Study guide: The state and revolution

Lenin wrote The State and Revolution between August and October of 1917, while he was living and organizing underground, hiding...

Antonio Gramsci: A communist revolutionary, organizer, and theorist

Providing an introduction to Gramsci’s life, context, and key ideas for a new emerging layer of “organic intellectuals.”

The U.S. “justice system:” Sanctuaries of sexual abuse

Women have long testified to a culture of rampant abuse in jails and prisons, under police custody, that suggests the U.S. justice system as a whole functions as a sanctuary for abuse.

How will the police be abolished? A Marxist perspective

12 points on the U.S. state and the necessity of revolution 1. The Party for Socialism and Liberation stands...

Rebellion and repression: capitalism’s long hot summer begins

To the emerging generation of revolutionaries who are looking to build this type of organization, we offer our experiences building the PSL and our lessons from studying other revolutions.

Always watching, always profiting: Fighting digital repression

While the lifeblood of capitalism—the pursuit of profit—remains the same, the specific ways capitalist’s pursue profit and protect their rule are constantly...
George Washington, who owned 317 slaves when he died, gives directives before the Battle of Yorktown in the U.S. Revolutionary War.

The U.S. state and the U.S. revolution

It is no exaggeration to say that the principal disputes between activists, organizations and political trends in U.S. social movements have hinged on different...

How “The State and Revolution” changed history

Anyone who aspires to be a real communist or to understand the theory of modern communism must study Lenin’s pamphlet...

La historia de la encarcelación estadounidense

La labor de prisioneros tiene larga historia en el desarrollo de los Estados Unidos. De hecho, personajes de la clase dirigente británica recibieron el...
Cover of The Sun with the headline, "Nixon Resigns"

The forgotten story behind Watergate: Lessons for the resistance

After Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey--whom he had praised during his presidential campaign--the Richard Nixon Watergate scandal re-entered public discourse in a...