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
Fearing that they would also be toppled, ruling classes across the world organised to crush the Russian Revolution of 1917
The ruling class won’t allow a socialist society to develop, so workers need their own instruments of class rule
Russia’s revolution showed there can be no women’s liberation without socialism, and no socialism without women’s liberation
Forty years ago this week thousands of protesters blocked a Nazi march in south east London—and made history.
As right wing opposition to Venezuela’s government grows, Andy Brown spoke to Tomáš Tengely-Evans about the forces on the ground and the potential to change society
As Bristol’s mayor calls for protest against Tory austerity, Sadie Robinson looks at the fight against council cuts
After revolution overthrew Russia’s ruling Tsars, a lucrative industry grew around relics of the old regime
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The Battle of Passchendaele, which began 100 years ago this week, could be seen as just another bloody episode in the slaughter of the First World War.