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May is not irreplaceable

29 Jun 2017

More is needed than a removal van outside Number 10, argues Paul Demarty

Crisis and degeneration

29 Jun 2017

David E Lowes (editor), Arthur Ransome Three accounts of revolutionary Russia Red Revenant, 2017, £6.90, pp212

First stage of the first revolution

29 Jun 2017

Lenin’s ‘Letter from afar’, as printed in Pravda, March 21 and 22 1917

Corrections from up close

29 Jun 2017

Censorship or retrofit? In the third part of the series, ‘All power to the soviets’, Lars T Lih looks at Lenin’s ‘Letters from afar’ and the reaction of the Bolsheviks

Witnesses of the revolution

22 Jun 2017

Rex Dunn reviews: David E Lowes (editor), 'Bessie Beatty on revolutionary Russia', Red Revenant, 2017, £6.99, pp256 and, David E Lowes (editor), 'Arthur Ransome Three accounts of Revolutionary Russia Red Revenant', 2017, £6.90, pp212

Bolsheviks take to the streets

22 Jun 2017

Nos 12-13, ‘1917: the view from the streets’ - leaflets of the Russian Revolution

Macron’s crushing majority

22 Jun 2017

Despite the poor performance of the left René Gimpel expects militant action

Fire in Babylon

22 Jun 2017

This is a disaster that results from decades of misrule, argues Paul Demarty

Blow to separatism

15 Jun 2017

The Tory revival north of the border exposes the failure of left nationalism, writes Eddie Ford

Things have just got even better

15 Jun 2017

The unexpected general election result has considerably weakened the Tories and strengthened Jeremy Corbyn’s position. The left has a real chance of transforming the Labour Party into a united front of a special kind, says James Marshall of Labour Party Marxists

Difficult times ahead

08 Jun 2017

Macron appears to be hankering after some form of Gaullist rule. But what of the left? René Gimpel looks at the programmes, prospects and divisions in the run-up to the June 18 elections

Left should not stand on sidelines

08 Jun 2017

Help defeat the Blairite right by winning all unions to affiliate to Labour, urges Peter Manson

Prospects of the Russian Revolution

08 Jun 2017

Kautsky saw the events of spring 1917 as having a global significance. Even though now a renegade, he was still capable of considerable foresight

A forgotten strategist

08 Jun 2017

Ben Lewis introduces Karl Kautsky’s article of April 1917

Self-deception and apologetics

08 Jun 2017

The AWL cannot bring itself to condemn imperialist interventions in principle, writes Mike Macnair