February Revolution 1917: How Russia’s workers defeated the tsar

Toppled stature of Tsar Alexander III.

Lessons for today’s struggles against dictatorship

The Olympics, big business and dictatorship

The Olympics, big business and dictatorship

A short history of the Olympics: Rather than the Olympic movement’s self-professed ideals of ‘internationalism’ and ‘fair play’, the Games are about two at first sight contradictory forces: nationalistic flag-waving and capitalist globalisation

Indonesia 1965: 50 years since anti-communist massacres

Indonesia 1965: 50 years since anti-communist massacres

World’s third largest Communist Party crushed in US-backed military coup

How the war machine was stopped: 40 years since the Vietnam War

How the war machine was stopped: 40 years since the Vietnam War

Forty years ago, on April 30 at 7:53 in the morning, the Marine helicopter Swift 2-2 departed from the United States embassy in Saigon, capital of South Vietnam.

75 years since the assassination of Leon Trotsky

75 years since the assassination of Leon Trotsky

Trotsky’s analysis and struggle against capitalism and Stalinism provides vital lessons for the class struggle today (article is a reprint from August 2010)