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毛泽东与中国革命

摘自《退化的革命》
中国共产党成为一个以农民和大规模游击队作为基础的领导阶级的历史始于1926年至1930年的那次中国无产阶级的历史性失败。1923至1924年间,迫于共产国际的代表们在1922年以来所施与的巨大压力,中国共产党以次要角色的身份加入了当时的执政党,国民党(KMT)。1926年3月20日,蒋介石在广东发动了政变,使得当时中国共产党的党中央受到影响。在共产党的协助下,蒋介石在政变中解除了其时由香港-广东罢工委员会控制的工人们的武装。 Read more...

Pembantaian di Indonesia pada 1965

Indonesia telah diperkirakan pada tahun 1950 untuk menjadi negara terkaya kelima di dunia dalam sumber daya alam, dan sudah lama menjadi target dari tekanan oleh imperialisme AS untuk menguasai kekayaan alam dan untuk memenangkan penguasa untuk menjadi bagian dari aliansi antikomunis di seluruh dunia yang didirikan Washington. (Washington’s worldwide anticommunist alliance) Ini adalah era serangkaian kudeta militer untuk menghasilkan “perubahan rezim” di negara-negara semi kolonial seperti Mossadegh di Iran telah diisolasi pada tahun 1953, Arbenz di Guatemala tahun 1954. Read more...

The Assassination of Leon Trotsky

August 20 and 21 mark the seventieth anniversary of the assassination and death of Leon Trotsky, next to Lenin the greatest revolutionary of the twentieth century. Simon Hardy, in a chapter from a forthcoming book, records how Stalin and his gangsters brought this about. (Click here to see Simon on Russia Today talking about the legacy of Trotsky today). Read more...

The place of Trotsky in history

In the first of two articles, we reproduce extracts from Richard Brenner’s recently republished book, Trotsky - an introduction Read more...

Revolutionary women: Ludmila Stul

Our series on the lives and struggles of great revolutionary women continues with Marija Cubalevska’s look at the life of Russian underground militant Ludmila Stal Read more...

Revolutionary women: Helen Keller

"Strike against war, for without you no battles can be fought!" Here we look at the life of Helen Keller as part of our series on revolutionary women in history Read more...

The origins of International Women’s Day

Born at a time of great social turbulence and crisis, when the imperialist nations were gearing up for world war, International Women's Day comes from a tradition of radicalism and revolutionary spirit. Joy Macready looks at its origins Read more...

Revolutionary women: Yevgenia Bosch

This site, along with www.workerspower.com begins a new series on revolutionary women to highlight their often forgotten role in the communist movement. Katja Teran starts the first in the series on Yevgenia Bosch Read more...

Sverdlov: 'The best type of Bolshevik'

Simon Hardy looks at the life of Yakov Sverdlov, a key Bolshevik leader during the Russian revolution Read more...

Yemen, underdeveloped by global capitalism

With the world's eyes focused on Haiti, where a natural disaster has been grossly magnified by years of imperialist-inflicted poverty, it is fitting to look at another state where US interference threatens to unleash social catastrophe - Yemen. Read more...