How would a society that has had a revolution deal with pandemics? A glimpse comes from Russia in 1917. The working class, headed by the Bolshevik party, took power in a revolution there in October. Immediately, they had to deal with waves of disease sweeping large parts of Europe.
As we mark 75 years since Victory in Europe Day, Donny Gluckstein looks at the class forces behind the frontline that helped to shape the post-war world
In a crisis that puts workers’ lives at great risk, union leaders must step up the fight.
Tomáš Tengely-Evans explains why most have failed to do so
Despite Tory promises to house homeless people, the most vulnerable are left struggling with a situation that’s only getting worse
A global pandemic has exposed just how fragile the world economy already was. Tomáš Tengely-Evans examines why capitalism constantly creates economic crises
More than 250 million people face food uncertainty by the end of this year, while producers are destroying food on an extraordinary scale
In a time when capitalism is in crisis, the works and life of the revolutionary Vladimir Lenin—born 150 years ago this week—are still crucial, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans