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.
A gigantic octopus that straddles the globe has wrapped its tentacle around the NHS. Its grip grows tighter and tighter.
Fifty years ago Detroit, the Motorcity, exploded in five days of rioting. The uprising marked the end of the Civil Rights era and the birth of Black Power
The question of how the revolutionary party relates to all groups in society remains relevant for the struggle today
Capitalism generates environmental damage and climate chaos—but we have the power to stop it by transforming the world, author Ian Angus explained to Dave Sewell
In July 1917 frustration at the Provisional Government led to soldiers’ and workers’ protests that were violently put down
The general election delivered the latest shock to the ruling class. Charlie Kimber says there is a shifting mood in Britain—and asks how we can organise to win real changes
Low-paid and migrant workers are at the sharp end of cuts and privatisation in the NHS. They face rocketing workloads and bullying bosses. But across north east London 1,000 porters, domestics and cleaners are taking on a multinational to demand higher pay—and showing how to fight, reports Tomáš Tengely-Evans
For the rights of LGBT+ people and women, revolutionary Russia was decades ahead of its time—and shows what is possible when workers unite
Right wingers have always hated women and LGBT+ people—and it’s all because of the capitalist system that wants to control our sexuality, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans