The Communist International, known as the Comintern, was an organising centre for revolutionaries formed in the aftermath of the 1917 Russian Revolution.
Here John Riddell, the pre-eminent historian of the International, begins a series for Socialist Worker on the Comintern’s lessons for today.
The first column is a prologue that examines earlier discussions on war and socialist unity at the 1907 Stuttgart conference in Germany on it’s 100th anniversary. The series proper will start in mid-September
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