Tag: Marxism

  • Leon Trotsky: Lessons of the Paris Commune

    Leon Trotsky: Lessons of the Paris Commune

    The following article by Leon Trotsky was written in 1921 on the 50th anniversary year of the Paris Commune. It is a brilliant analysis of the Commune which draws the most essential lesson from its terrible bloody defeat – the need for a revolutionary party of the working class that can take power and consolidates it.…

  • State and Revolution

    State and Revolution

    This article by Ryan Aldred is part of an ‘Introduction to Marxism’ series by the Socialist Party, our sister organisation in the UK. Lenin’s State and Revolution was written during the revolutionary upheavals that were taking place in Russia in 1917. By necessity it had to be cut short, as Lenin explains at the end…

  • Dialectical materialism: The underlying fundamental philosophy of Marxism

    Dialectical materialism: The underlying fundamental philosophy of Marxism

    This article by Robin Clapp is part of an ‘Introduction to Marxism’ series by the Socialist Party, our sister organisation in the UK. The 21st century has not brought prosperity and security to the vast majority of people on planet earth. Capitalism, fuelled by the profit motive has led to an ever-spiralling wealth gap between…

  • New phase in Ukraine war fuels instability of global capitalism

    New phase in Ukraine war fuels instability of global capitalism

    Statement by the International Secretariat of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) The following is a statement by the International Secretariat of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI) on the new phase in the Ukraine war; a conflict that is partly a result of the intense tensions between world capitalist powers, and which,…

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