In the first week of May, 85 years ago, the tragic end to the Spanish revolution played out on the streets of Barcelona.
Amid growing tensions between the CPB and the YCL, Tim Nailsea explains the nature of Stalinist politics.
Lessons from the parliamentary road.
On Sunday, 1 million people marched in protest against a proposed new law which will allow Beijing to extradite anyone from the territory of Hong Kong.
By Dave Stockton THE YEAR 1968 was one of history’s “mad years” like 1848, 1917-18, 1989 and, most recently, 2011. It was a time when the eruption of revolts in one country quickly stimulated upheavals in others. The spread of international revolutionary upheavals seemed to offer the prospect of a dramatic thawing of the permafrost […]
6 February 2015 As the US moves to ‘normalise’ relations with Cuba, Jeremy Dewar asks is this the end of the Cuban road to socialism? “These 50 years have shown that isolation has not worked. It’s time for a new approach.” With these words President Barack Obama announced on 17 December the first softening towards […]
The Arab Spring of 2011 inspired millions around the world through its acts of heroism. But now the revolutions have stalled. In the spirit of solidarity with these movements and communist internationalism, Marcus Halaby takes a critical look at the far left in these countries and Syria in particular One of the most noticeable […]
Dave Stockton looks back at the aborted coup in the USSR and the counter-coup by Boris Yeltsin