Metalworkers and the Russian Revolution

I would like to start by saying what an honor it is to be speaking to you about the Russian Revolution and the metalworkers. As you may know, the metalworkers played a crucial role in the Russian revolutionary movement before 1917 and during the revolutionary year. I will try...

We Need to Kick Imperialism Out of the Islands and the Continent!

It is 35 years of the attempt of recovering the Malvinas , frustrated due to the betrayal of the military dictatorship, which had encouraged the war aiming to ease the masses’ pressure on the regime. An event that made clear who are the ones that truly fight for sovereignty...

Turkey: The beginning of the “Raki Effect”?

In 1994, the Mexican financial crisis had a strong international impact called the “tequila effect”. Currently, the crisis lived by the Turkish currency (lira) also begins to expand to other countries. Has the “raki effect” began? By: Alejandro Iturbe The current crisis of the Turkish lira was triggered by the announcement...

How revolutionaries are formed*

Dear Comrade Paz, To the joint letter - which I do not have to characterise as would be proper in my reply since I am sure I will be collaborating with the majority of the signers, who signed by mistake - you add a private letter that gives me the...

Could the Bolsheviks Have Seized the Power in July? [Part III]

León Trotsky Chapter 26 - The History of the Russian Revolution https://www.marxists.org/archive/trotsky/1930/hrr/ch26.htm   The demonstration forbidden by the government and the Executive Committee had been a colossal one. On the second day not less than five hundred thousand people participated. Sukhanov, who cannot find words strong enough for the “blood and filth” of...

A New Leadership For A New Argentinazo

Over the past decade and a half that separates us from the revolution of December 19th and 20th, 2001, the government and the whole bourgeoisie have tried to erase or distort the historical memory of the fight of the Argentine working class and masses. By PSTU - Argentina.   And many young...

One-hundredth Anniversary of the Balfour Declaration: A Shameful Document

“The single most destructive political document of the twentieth century on the Middle East.” With these words, Walid Khalidi, member of the Institute for Palestine Studies, described the document that came to be known later is The Balfour Declaration. By Gabriel Huland.   This document guaranteed British support for the creation...

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,...

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