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    Revolutionary history: Sweden 1905 – Workers’ struggle and the socialists secured peace with N...

    Down with the weapons! With this slogan, the socialist youth movement in Sweden ran a mass campaign that secured peace with Norway in 1905. The socialist youth movement called for a general strike to prevent a war. Per Olsson, Rättvisepartiet Social...

    Why socialists oppose Western military intervention?

    Andy Moxley, Socialist Alternative (ISA in the United States) ISA condemns the bloody Russian invasion of Ukraine, which has already displaced millions and killed or wounded thousands, and demands the withdrawal of Russian troops immediately. This...

    Review of 2021: Age of disorder, Year 2

    From beginning to end, 2021 was a year of perfect storm for world capitalism. This rotten and decadent system has rarely, if ever before, faced such deep simultaneous crises on so many fronts. It has never been more over-ripe for replacement, and the 2020s are only getting started

    China: Ten years since the fall of Bo Xilai (1) 

    For the first time in two decades an open power struggle erupts within China’s one-party state

    50 years since Nixon’s pivot to China

    A half century has passed since US President Richard Nixon’s ground-breaking visit to China on 21 February 1972 chinaworker.info reporters Nixon was the first American president ever to visit China and no formal relations had existed between the two ...

    The mistakes of rightist elements of the Communist League on the trade union question

    Leon Trotsky, January 1931 Some preliminary remarks If the theoretical structure of the political economy of Marxism rests entirely upon the conception of value as materialised labour, the revolutionary policy of Marxism rests upon the conception...

    Revolutionary history: Anniversary of the Black Panther Party – Lessons for today

    October 15th is the anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party in 1966. We reprint here an article written before the murder of George Floyd, but whose lessons remain even more valid today.

    Ten Years Later – The Importance of Occupy Wall Street

    Leon Pinsky, Socialist Alternative (ISA in the US) September saw the 10th anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, the movement which opened a new chapter in the history of social struggle in the U.S. A decade later, we can appreciate the importance of Oc...

    9/11 terror — 20 years on: Imperialism’s bloody cycle continues

    The world changed twenty years ago. It’s rare that a single event like the 9/11 terrorist attack in the USA can have that much impact. But of course it wasn’t just an act of terror which altered the course of history. Rather it was the response to it

    30 years ago — Defeat of anti-Gorbachev coup leads to collapse of USSR

    August 19th 1991 — an 8-man junta announced that the head of the Soviet Union General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev had been taken ill, and an ‘Emergency Committee’ had taken over running the vast country. The defeat of the putsch opened the road to the collapse of the USSR.

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    Hong Kong: Counter-revolution gets a new face

    John Lee “elected” Chief Executive to continue in Carrie Lam’s bloody footsteps The so-called election of Hong Kong’s new Chief Executive ended witho...

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