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January 30, 2023

Marxism Alive

98 years of the Russian Revolution: the revolution that changed history

The Russian Revolution of October 1917, the historical event that has marked the contemporary world, is celebrating 98 years. But reactionaries try to cover up its history with a...

For a new Iranian Revolution

Iran and the USA have signed a nuclear agreement, following the election of the...

Marxism Alive-New Epoch n. 6 is launched

The IWL-FI theoretical magazine, Marxism Alive-New Epoch, is now in its 6th issue,...

The foundation of the IV International is a historic victory of the working class

Copyright: Romerito Pontes This article was first published on the IWL-FI’s theoretical magazine, Marxism Alive...

On the Ninetieth Anniversary of Lenin’s death: new aspects of his Testament

Lenin’s last struggle, the first battle against Stalinism In the Central Committee of October 6,...

On the Ninetieth Anniversary of Lenin’s death: new aspects of his Testament

Lenin’s last struggle, the first battle against Stalinism In the Central Committee of October 6, 1922 Lenin was absent. Stalin presents a text that strongly...

The Red Army of Workers and Peasants of the Soviet Republic

This article was published on the IWL's theoretical magazine Marxism Alive n. 16 in 2007, as part of the 90th anniversary of the Russian Revolution. In military...

Paris Commune (1871): Anticipating the Petrograd Commune (1917)

This article was published on the IWL's theoretical magazine Marxism Alive n. 16 in 2007, as part of the 90th anniversary of the Russian Revolution. A...

Russian Revolution, 97 years: Soviets in action

November 7 (October 25 according to the old Russian calendar) is the 97th anniversary of the October Revolution that would create the first workers'...

90 Years Without Lenin

On January 21, 1924 Lenin, the great leader of the Russian Revolution of 1917, died. We present a text of Leon Trotsky, his...

Metamorphosis of the Chinese Communist Party – Studies

The leading party of the socialist revolution that expropriated the bourgeoisie in 1949 went through countless transformations since the capitalist restoration in China....

Capitalist Restoration in China

China has astonished the world with its fast economic development. On occasion of the 17th Congress of the Communist Party (CPC), president Hu...

Rebellion in Tibet – Studies

On the 14th March this year, Lhasa, the capital of Tibet served as scenery for massive demonstrations initiated by about 100 Buddhist monks,...

88 Years Without Lenin: The Workers’ Movement Is Naturally International

The Bolshevik party was born as part of “only one entity”, the II International. In 1902 Lenin wrote: “Social democratic movement is naturally international…...

88 Years Without Lenin: A revolutionary Leninist Party or a party of affiliated sympathizers?

The topic of construction of a revolutionary party and the discussion hinging round this pivot abound among socialists. The character of a Leninist...

88 Years Without Lenin: Dictatorship of Proletariat and “pure” democracy.

Class struggle involves periods of calm and periods of turbulence, periods of relative peace and periods of insurrection. Those who admit the principle of...

88 years without Lenin: Insurrection and organizations of workers’ power

During World War 1, while the parties of the Second International were all busy “defending their fatherland”, Lenin and the Bolsheviks were trying to...

88 Years Without Lenin: The State and Revolution

The power of the state is a fundamental issue in every revolution. The fundamental discussion hinging round this issue in the early XX century was...

88 years without Lenin: Imperialism opens an epoch of wars and revolutions

Marx studied capitalism thoroughly but he did not live to see its transformation into imperialism. Lenin’s greatest contribution to Marxist theory is the research...