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    Pride Month: How the movement against the Vietnam War electrified the fight for queer rights

    Stonewall itself had roots of its own, in the movement that developed against the Vietnam War, which not only helped to crystallize a gay political identity but set the stage for decades of queer organizing to come

    50th anniversary of CWI/ISA: The collapse of Stalinism and its impact

    Our comrades need to study these crucial lessons: The Russian Revolution. Trotsky’s analysis and struggle against Stalinism. The strengthening of Stalinism in the post-1945 era. And its collapse 35 years ago. This is a vital part of the theoretical foundation the ISA and next generation Marxists must build our movement upon.  

    50 years of CWI/ISA: Our struggle for a fighting revolutionary Marxist International

    Arne Johansson, Socialistiskt Alternativ (ISA in Sweden) When the CWI, the Committee for a Workers International, was formed in the upstairs of the Mother Red Cap pub (an old pub said to have been frequented by Karl Marx, rebuilt in the 1980s and...

    Sunflower movement transformed Taiwan’s political map

    Important lessons from the mass struggle against the Ma government of March-April 2014 Vincent Kolo Ten years ago, a mass movement erupted in Taiwan which shook the whole capitalist establishment and resulted in a permanent irreversible political s...

    Lenin: His Legacy 100 Years After His Death

    The Russian revolutionary leader Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known as Lenin, died on 21 January 1924 — 100 years ago. The party he led, known as the Bolsheviks and later the Communist Party, took power in the October Revolution of 1917, the first...

    Trotsky’s record on ‘entry’ into the Kuomintang

    10 December 1930 As part of our series of short archive posts we reproduce this letter by Leon Trotsky to Max Shachtman clarifying his stance over the so-called tactic whereby China’s unconsolidated fledgling Communist Party (CCP) was dissolved into...

    ISA Statement on The New Cold War and Ukraine War

    ISA International Committee Statement Introduction — “The Single Most Important Element of World Relations” ISA has identified a New Cold War between US and Chinese imperialism, which has asserted itself, as “the single most important element ...

    Latin America: 50 year anniversary of the Chilean coup and the limits of reformism in the age of dis...

    The 2020s have shown us that the specter of the coup has certainly not disappeared since the 1970s. Danny Byrne & Marcus Kollbrunner This September 11 marks, in Latin America and around the world, a half-centenary anniversary of a fundamental e...

    ISA’s book on 1989 Beijing massacre banned in Hong Kong

    New English edition of Seven Weeks That Shook the World with extra material published by ISA’s China, Hong Kong, Taiwan section The following is the introduction to the new English edition of the book (176 pages, July 2023, €8.50) available from chi...

    When Liverpool took on Thatcher

    40th anniversary of the election of Liverpool’s Militant-led Labour Council Interview with ISA member Laurence Coates, who was a full-time organizer for Militant in Liverpool in the 1980s It is 40 years since the legendary Militant-led ci...

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    United States: Trump assassination attempt helps the right

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