The October uprising had broad support from workers—unlike the parliamentary efforts to hold it back
It’s not a paranoid fantasy to argue that parts of the establishment want to derail the left wing Labour leadership’s plans.
Workers in revolt lost faith in the capitalist parliament—and looked towards a better system
We can’t rely on another Henry Kissinger stopping a drunk US president pressing the button, writes Simon Basketter. Removing the nuclear threat requires changing the system
The Football Lads Alliance (FLA) attracts people with a range of views, But fascists and racists joined its previous march, and it provides a platform around which Islamophobes organise.
Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky was at the forefront of the 1917 Revolution
Judith Orr, author of the new book Abortion Wars, spoke to Sadie Robinson about what’s driving attacks on abortion—and the renewed resistance to them
The Confederate statues being brought down across the southern US states are monuments to slavery that were built to bolster white supremacy. They’ve got to go, argues historian Brian Kelly
Government documents leaked last week revealed the scale of the Tories’ planned clampdown on European Union migrants living in Britain. Migrants spoke to Dave Sewell about what the changes would mean—and how to take on the Tories’ racist scapegoating
Workers’ councils and political parties set up newspapers to counter the lies of the rich—and to organise the struggle against them in the Russian Revolution of 1917
Ripples of revolution spread across Europe and beyond in the wake of the February revolt in Russia in 1917—and the British Army was no exception
Arms dealers, top ministers and government officials from across the world descend on east London for the DSEI arms fair next week
News of revolution in Russia inspired workers to take action against their own rulers—and showed them they could win
Naomi Klein’s vision of how to win change only gets half way there
At the beginning of September 1917 the commander of the Russian Army, general Lavr Kornilov, tried to crush the revolution.
Ideas can change fast in a revolution, as ordinary people start to take control of their own lives and the world around them
London police are exploiting recent horrific knife crimes to demand more powers. At the same time, the annual crackdown in the run up to Notting Hill Carnival looks set to involve sinister new surveillance techniques. Alistair Farrow spoke to people in London who bear the brunt of police racism
Bloody history shows why and how we need to keep imperialist hands off Venezuela
Seventy years ago this week the British Empire left India after decades of brutal rule
The first volume of Karl Marx’s Capital was published a century and a half ago. Joseph Choonara, author of a new reader’s guide to the work, explains its relevance today