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    Rosa Luxemburg: Her revolutionary ideas

    January 15th marked the 101st anniversary of the murder of the outstanding revolutionary socialist leader, Rosa Luxemburg  Eleanor Crossey-Malone (ISA Ireland) This article, first published by Socialist Party Ireland, looks at her def...

    China: Anniversary of June 4 Tiananmen massacre

    The Beijing massacre of 1989 crushed the democracy movement and cemented the Chinese regime’s embrace of capitalism Dikang, chinaworker.info June 4 marks the 31st anniversary of the gruesome massacre in Beijing by the People’s Liberation Army (PLA)...

    Revolutionary History: Lenin — 150 Years Since His Birth.

    Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known by his revolutionary alias, Vladimir Lenin, was born in the city of Simbirsk, now known as Ulyanovsk, on Russia’s Volga river a century and a half ago Rob Jones   Sotsialisticheskaya Alternativa (ISA in Russia) ...

    How the Bolsheviks treated the national question

    A century after the October revolution, the approach of the Bolsheviks to resolving the national question remains a shining example of what could be achieved in resolving national conflicts if genuine socialist governments were to come to power acros...

    Socialists and the democratic struggle

    Socialists fight for all, even limited democratic advances, but explain the need to overthrow capitalism Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The following is a reprint from September 2010 of our reply to criticisms on social media from a sectar...

    70 years since the Chinese revolution

    Capitalism and imperialism were driven out, but political power rested in the hands of a Stalinist communist party This article by Vincent Kolo was first published on chinaworker.info in October 2009, on the 60th anniversary of the Chinese Re...

    Marxism and the democracy struggle

    The following article is the foreword to a new book from chinaworker.info on the democracy struggle in Hong Kong and China On July 1 2017, the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to China, Xi Jinping effectively read the riot act – warning Ho...

    June 1917: The Bolsheviks “become a power”

    100 years since the Russian Revolution 1917-2017 Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info A century ago this week, 500,000 workers and soldiers marched through the Russian capital Petrograd, with tens of thousands joining marches in Moscow, Kiev and othe...

    25 years since the June 4 Tiananmen massacre

    Can the Chinese dictatorship survive another quarter of a century?  Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info June 4th marks the 25th anniversary of the bloody massacre in Beijing that ended the mass student-led democracy movement which came close to topp...

    Anniversary: Fourth International launched 75 years ago

    3 September, 1938, marked the start of the Fourth International’s founding conference socialistworld.net Marxists in the 1930s were compelled to draw far-reaching political conclusions following huge defeats of the working class. For example, i...

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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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