Stalin – the betrayer of the revolution

The Russian Revolution was the most important event in history, where for the first time the workers came to power and swept out all the landlords and capitalists. That revolution was led by the Bolshevik Party under Lenin and Trotsky. However, due to the revolution’s isolation in a backward semi-feudal country, surrounded by hostile imperialist Read more about Stalin – the betrayer of the revolution[…]

A woman’s place is in the revolution: new pamphlet for International Working Women’s Day

We’re delighted to announce the publication of a new pamphlet, edited by Natasha Sorrell of the Sheffield Marxist society, to celebrate International Working Women’s Day. The pamphlet contains an introduction by Natasha which discusses the lessons that can be learned from the history of the struggle of working class women. Natasha explains how today’s fight Read more about A woman’s place is in the revolution: new pamphlet for International Working Women’s Day[…]

Some fundamental questions on the policies of Lenin and Trotsky

This article was originally published in 1974, on the 57th anniversary of the Russian Revolution) in answer to a member of the Labour Party Young Socialists [the youth section of the Labour Party at the time], Frank Tippin, who wrote to Ted Grant posing a series of questions. We republish it here as part of Read more about Some fundamental questions on the policies of Lenin and Trotsky[…]

School student strike: flashback to 1985 Liverpool

Nowadays people assume that students are unaware of what is going on outside their houses, but that is not the case and has not been the case. If we look at one of the biggest demonstrations in Liverpool in 1985, we can see that 30,000 students skipped their classes and 10,000 took the streets in Read more about School student strike: flashback to 1985 Liverpool[…]

Burston School Strike: the longest strike in history

  This weekend, on Sunday 6th September, the labour movement celebrates the centenary of the longest strike in British history, the Burston School strike, which ran from 1914 to 1939 in Norfolk. The strike had the solid support of the local community of farm labourers and farm tenants and it was for that reason that Read more about Burston School Strike: the longest strike in history[…]