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31 May 2017

June 1917: when workers in Britain first tried to form soviets

The centrepiece demand - for the formation of workers' councils - was the one the authorities feared the most. Yet this did not come to fruition

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3 May 2017

Rare opportunity to see Russian revolution lifted off the page

Exhibition review: 'Russian revolution - hope, tragedy, myths': This new exhibition at the British Library draws on an extensive collection to take visitors through the key events of the Russian revolution

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29 March 2017

April 1917: how the Bolsheviks reorientated

Lenin's arrival from exile on 3 April 1917 turned the Bolshevik party upside down and changed the course of history.

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15 March 2017

International Women's Day: taking action against capitalist oppression

International Women's Day (8 March) was celebrated with special enthusiasm this year by members of the parties and organisations affiliated to the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI), including the Socialist Party in England and Wales.

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15 March 2017

Women's struggles reduced to perfume sales and career ladder

Writing at socialistworld.net, Clare Doyle pointed out that "only in a few countries - Pakistan and Turkey among them - have demonstrations regularly taken place on International Women's Day."

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1 March 2017

The Socialist Inbox

Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. Worse-off women; farm fiends; Trotsky and Poland.

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1 March 2017

Lessons of Russia 1917 for women's struggle today

The 1917 Russian revolution was a momentous moment in working class history, in which women played a pivotal and active role

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1 March 2017

International Women's Day

Fighting for liberation and socialism: Women are on the move - against Donald Trump in the US, and attacks on reproductive rights in Ireland and Poland

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22 February 2017

February revolution 1917 - what lessons for today?

The February 1917 revolution in Russia marked the beginning of the socialist revolution later that year

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15 February 2017

No, Trumpism is nothing like Leninism

Steve Bannon, investment banker and chief strategist to US president Donald Trump, once called himself "a Leninist"!

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8 February 2017

Smearing socialism by attacking the arts

The Russian revolution a hundred years ago is still a terrifying calamity - for billionaire thieves, warmongers and their political defenders. But for the working class, it meant a boom in living standards, freedom and imagination.

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1 February 2017

Socialist Students: conference Saturday and Sunday, 11-12 February 2017

Socialist Students conference is now less than two weeks away. This promises to be a hugely exciting event. Socialist Students will be hosting Monica Caballero - the deputy general secretary of the Sindicato de Estudiantes (student union in Spain) and a leader of the mass movement against education attacks in Spain. The Sunday morning session will include a debate with Conservative Future.

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23 January 2017

CWI website marking 1917 Russian Revolution

The Committee for a Workers' International (CWI) has launched a website dedicated to commemorating and celebrating the 1917 Russian Revolution

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18 January 2017

Socialist artists invite others to exhibit work

The first edition of the 'Bad Art' magazine was produced in July 2016. It signalled the creation of a new project aiming to build from the ground up in working class neighbourhoods, to challenge capitalism's

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18 January 2017

1917revolution.org website to launch

The Committee for a Workers' International is to launch a new website celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution

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28 June 2016

What went wrong in Russia?

The degeneration of the Soviet Union into a brutal dictatorship - albeit one based on a distorted form of planned economy - has been used to argue that socialism is doomed to failure...

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11 October 2002

Who Really Fought Stalin's Dictatorship?

A NEW book by the novelist Martin Amis entitled "Koba the Dread: Laughter and the twenty million" has created a stir in the world of politics as well as literature, writes Jim Hensman.

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