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Beyond Tragedy: Postscript on Kronstadt at 100

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 17/10/2021 - 11:59pm in

To avoid repeating the Kronstadt tragedy, and to build toward principled world revolution, we can commit to organizing transnational solidarity and speaking out against all forms of authoritarian repression.

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Beyond Kronstadt

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 13/10/2021 - 12:00am in

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One must go beyond Kronstadt to understand Kronstadt. One must grasp, first of all, the struggle for human liberation and the hope of Communism.

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The Many Faces of the Left in Ecuador

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 09/10/2021 - 8:53pm in

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The elections in Ecuador earlier this year continue to inspire international debate among competing left currents over lessons to be learned.

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Contingent Faculty Activism Pushes Legislation into Congressional Budget Reconciliation

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 08/10/2021 - 1:14am in

The rising movement among contingent faculty has pushed bills onto CA Gov. Newsom’s desk and into the budget reconciliation process in Congress.

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The Kronstadt Revolt of 1921 as a part of the Great Russian Revolution

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 05/10/2021 - 12:49am in

The March revolution of 1921, initiated by “Red Kronstadt”, had to complete the cause of the February and October revolutions of 1917. In this context, the Kronstadt revolt of 1921 appears as an integral part of the revolutionary process that took several years.

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Are Tankie Politics Racist?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 30/09/2021 - 11:09am in

Ani White and Gayaal Iddamalgoda argue that so-called "tankie" politics, meaning support for "actually-existing socialist" and "anti-imperialist" states, erase struggles in the Global South.

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The Fight Against Antisemitism is the Fight for Total Liberation

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 29/09/2021 - 8:02am in

In Confronting Antisemitism on the Left, Daniel Randall challenges socialists to confront antisemitism with the same vigor they have taken on other struggles against oppression.

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Socialists and Free Speech Revisited

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 27/09/2021 - 11:31pm in

How should socialists who support democratic rights approach current controversies regarding the practical application of the right to free speech? This review essay explores this question discussing David Renton’s recent book. 

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21st Century Internationalism of the Oppressed

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 23/09/2021 - 1:55am in

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How does one understand the question of the internationalism of the oppressed? In order to answer this, there are two basic principles we start with: (1) a concrete analysis of concrete conditions, and (2) the law and nature of contradictions.

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French Anti-Pass Demonstrations on the Eve of the Presidential Election

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 17/09/2021 - 11:15am in

The fragmentation of the left has led to an almost certain second-round dual between Macron and Le Pen in 2022, with grave implications for the future of an explicitly left mass movement.

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