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The October Revolution Changed the World 100 Years Ago. But the Shocking Downfall of Russia's Last Tsar Made it Possible

A century ago this week, Russia’s October Revolution changed the world forever by establishing the first Communist state in history. Yet the …

Russia

Free the HDP

On November 4, 2016, members of parliament from the Turkish opposition were rounded up in a series of nighttime raids as Erdoğan’s increasingly …

Turkey

Budget builder

The global economy is broken<p>Eight billionaires own the same wealth as half the world’s population. Meanwhile, every day 1 in 9 people go to bed …

Oxfam

Inside the Catalan feminist plan to upend Spanish patriarchal rule

In the 5 a.m. obscurity, Marta’s and Laura’s heavy eyelids are difficult to make out across the fence separating us, but nonetheless betray a sleepless night. The two young women are barricaded inside the Sandaru Cultural Center in Barcelona, a block away from the city’s vast, palm-strewn Parc de …

Feminism

The End Of Capitalism Is Already Starting–If You Know Where To Look

One of America’s foremost Marxist economists has never felt so optimistic in his 50-year career.<p>These days, Richard Wolff is feeling pretty glad he stuck around teaching this long. Now in his 70s and lecturing at the New School University and having become, over the course of his nearly …

Greece

Anarchists on the Catalan Referendum : Three Perspectives from the Streets

Spanish police attacking people in Catalunya.On Sunday, October 1, the Catalan government held a referendum about Catalan independence from Spain in …

Mossos d'Esquadra

“I was once a British diplomat… today I’m an anarchist” - @carneross with our latest #viewsnight https://t.co/Kgs5idVdRp

26th September 1919 – Nestor’s Counterattack

Nestor Makhno (centre) and the Black ArmyOn this day in 1919 , anarchist leader Nestor Makhno – outrun, outnumbered and outmanoeuvred – led his …

Military History

The new municipalism is part of a proud radical history

In these times of austerity, it is important to cleave to our historical memory, which reminds us that the policy of aggressive cuts to essential …

Cities

Resisting Trumpism

How best to oppose fascism and populism? A lesson of history is that the left needs unity and democracy in order to win. Unite the Right rally, …

Democracy

BRADON ELLEM The Pilbara

<b>The Pilbara is an important book for anyone thinking about the world of work and how it might be shaped in Australia.</b><p>Bradon Ellem tells us at the …

Thousands have seen Lily Allen's powerful speech about one of the 'biggest problems' in Britain

The Diversity in Media Awards named Lily Allen as their “Hero of the Year” on 15 September. And she used her platform at the awards ceremony to …

22nd August 1989 – the Death of Huey P. Newton

On this day in 1989, revolutionary leader and co-founder of the Black Panther Party Huey P. Newton was shot and killed when a drug deal went wrong. …

Black History

Keywords: capitalism

<i>Yesterday, in a comment on my “Culture Beyond Capitalism,” which was reposted on the Real-World Economics Review blog, “Econoclast” requested I post</i> …

Capitalism

Total Propaganda: Basic Marxist Brainwashing for the Angry and the Young

This is an extract from Daily Review columnist Helen Razer’s new book, Total Propaganda: Basic Marxist Brainwashing for the Angry and the Young. As …

Jean-Luc Mélenchon

Lanz Priestly, the man behind the Martin Place protests

Depending on your point of view, he’s either the Mayor of Martin Place or a Nightmare on Martin Place, as the most upmarket thoroughfare in Sydney …

On the Venezuelan crisis

With the global fall in oil prices, Venezuela’s fifteen-year experiment in “petrol populism” seems to be winding to a close. Either the regime will …

Venezuela

Google street view captures snapshot of modern Britain in turmoil

From the Grenfell Tower fire to protests outside Downing Street after the general election, Google street view has captured some of the most important events of 2017.<p>RT UK used the tool to take a look around Britain’s streets – including the most expensive and the most deprived.<p>Protests outside …

Briton who shot himself to avoid capture by Isis was 'heroic young man'

Coroner refuses to record verdict of suicide in death of Ryan Lock, 20, telling inquest that the chef from Havant had sacrificed his life for a cause<p>A British man who left his comfortable home and job to fight against Islamic State as a volunteer died a hero when he turned his weapon on himself …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Why the Great Strike of 1917 still matters today

Next week will mark 100 years since The Great Strike of 1917, when 100,000 workers around Australia walked off the job to protest changing workplace …

The Workplace

Females on the Frontline

Dictatorship and stolen time

It’s about time someone pointed out the obvious: “Bosses are dictators, and workers are their subjects.”We generally don’t talk that way, of course. …

The Workplace

"Rojava Revolution also makes a global revolution possible”

The Operation to liberate Raqqa led by the People's Defense Units (YPG), Women's Defense Units (YPJ) and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) continues. …

Why Bob Brown Is Wrong, Lee Rhiannon Is Right And The Greens Are In Trouble

Knowing the history of the Australian Greens will shed new light on the escalating war between the NSW Greens and the broader party, write Geoff Ash* …

G20 protests: Police clash with demonstrators in Hamburg ahead of summit

German police have used water cannons and pepper spray to disperse protesters in Hamburg after being attacked with bottles and stones by marchers …

World Politics

Great warriors of humanity

The Internationalist Brigade has been a part of the Rojava Revolution for the last 3 years, and consists of fighters from various countries around …

New Book: Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason

<b>Published by Profile Books in the UK:</b> “Marx’s <i>Capital</i> is one of the most important texts of the modern era. The three volumes, published between 1867 …

Karl Marx

"Supply side" and "trick down" do not explain how the economy really works. We have to consider the important role that workers play. https://t.co/wUdJEfNSQq