Post Tagged with: "Soviet Union"

The invasion of Czechoslovakia and the Sino-Soviet split

The invasion of Czechoslovakia and the Sino-Soviet split

Crisis in Czechoslovakia provided a welcome diversion for the Chinese regime, an opportunity to exploit the Russian bureaucracy’s difficulties

Czechoslovakia 1968:  Russian invasion crushes hopes of workers’ democracy

Czechoslovakia 1968:  Russian invasion crushes hopes of workers’ democracy

The task of implementing the socialist revolution there and everywhere remains the most pressing struggle of the world working class

How US imperialism helped to foster al Qaeda

How US imperialism helped to foster al Qaeda

Despite their recent propaganda it was US governments that helped to create the Frankenstein’s monster of right-wing islamism and al Qaeda We here republish a review article from 2004 by Laurence Coates in Socialism Today (journal of the CWI in England and Wales), of two books looking at conservative islamic fundamentalism and the origins […]

90th anniversary of the Russian Revolution

90th anniversary of the Russian Revolution

The October Revolution – when the working class took power

Trotsky’s relevance today

Trotsky’s relevance today

We publish an important article, available for the first time in Chinese, on the relevance of Leon Trotsky’s revolutionary ideas based on a speech by Peter Taaffe in August 2000  • The permanent revolution • The struggle against neo-conialism • The Revolution Betrayed • Marxism in Our Time • Preparing […]