What is a revolution? – LEON TROTSKY

The most indubitable feature of a revolution is the direct interference of the masses in historical events. In ordinary times the state, be it monarchical or democratic, elevates itself above the nation, and history is made by specialists in that line of business – kings, ministers, bureaucrats, parliamentarians, journalists. But Read more…

Marx’s Capital in a day

September 2017 marks the 150th anniversary since the first publication of “Das Kapital” – Karl Marx’s masterpiece of political economy. With this magnum opus, Marx revolutionised our understanding of the capitalist system, uncovering and explaining its inner processes and inherent contradictions. Following the financial crash of 2008, and with capitalism Read more…

Why Marxists fight for nationalisation

It is incumbent upon every revolutionary to fight against the privatisation of publicly-owned services, and to agitate for further nationalisation. Thomas Soud of the Warwick Marxists explains why. The ongoing dispute between the RMT and Southern Railways ‒ coupled with Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal to place British rail services, water and Read more…