The Matter of Family in the Russian Revolution

When we talk or think about family, the model that comes to mind is a house with father, mother and children, each with specific roles considered as natural. For women, that means domestic work, monogamy and a situation of inferiority in relation to their husbands. This is a model...

Netflix and the Russian Government Join Forces to Spread Lies About Trotsky

The Netflix Company is reproducing a series produced by the Putin administration about Leon Trotsky’s life. It is a gross and unacceptable falsification of the history of the Great Russian revolutionary. The IWL-FI joins this manifesto and we call more organizations and figures to subscribe it as a way...

The Cuban Revolution, class and leadership

  By Jeronimo Castro.   The theory of revolution: the subjects The victory of the Russian Revolution not only opened the epoch of socialist revolutions victoriously; it also established a paradigm for Marxist theory. This revolution was lead by a worker’s revolutionary party built during the previous 14 years, amidst a series of struggles,...

Iron Felix

Felix Edmundovich Dzerzhinsky, also called Iron Felix, was Polish. It is said that his face was disfigured due to the tortures suffered in Russian prisons. In 1916, in prison, he had the risk of a leg amputation due to the form he was tied. Freed after the February Revolution...

Left-Wing Communism: an Infantile Disorder

Before publishing houses in our country—which has been plundered by the imperialists of the whole world in revenge for the proletarian revolution, and which is still being plundered and blockaded by them regardless of all promises they made to their workers—were able to bring out my pamphlet, additional material...

International Working Women’s Day: Origin and Current Lessons

March 8 has been celebrated for more than one hundred years. But the truth is that the origin of this date is a matter of controversy because many of the events that gave rise to it have been forgotten, distorted or made up. By Laura Requena. Read:  Live | March 8 demonstration...

The Issue of the Party and the Revolutionary Movement

The women in the Bolshevik party and the relevance of the resolutions of the Third International. By Laura Sguazzabia.   Despite the millennial customs that left women in passivity and obedience, in Russia, the contribution of the female proletariat to the revolution was strong and determining. This active participation was expressed in...

“Here is the voice of Tehran, the true voice of Iran, the voice of the revolution!”

With these words, on February 11, 1979, revolutionary groups that seized radio Tehran announced the end of the monarchy regime. By: Fabio Bosco As Ervand Abrahamian narrates , in the book Iran Between Two Revolutions: "The final drama began in Tehran on the night of Friday, February 9, when the imperial...

77 years of Trotsky’s murder

On the 100-years anniversary of the Russian Revolution, and the 77th anniversary of Leon Trotsky's murder by a Stalinist agent, Trotsky's legacy is more current than ever. The financial crisis of capitalism, similar or worst to that of 1929, and with the current social situation of the masses in...

The III International: Lenin’s Great Obsession

On the 100-year anniversary of the great Russian Revolution, it is necessary to study and draw all the lessons of its main achievement: the building of the III International - the Communist International - a year and a half after seizing power. It was the most advanced attempt to...

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