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Less than a year ago, when Tahrir Square was clogged by nothing more dangerous than ...
On Western Terrorism: From Hiroshima to Drone Warfare Pluto Press, London, 2013. 208pp., £13.99 pb About the ...
Phil Hearse made this submission to the April 2013 Socialist Resistance conference. The position it ...
June 19, 2017 — Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal reposted from John Riddell's Marxist ...
IN NOVEMBER 1922, 350 delegates from 61 countries gathered in Moscow for the Fourth Congress ...
A protester cheer s simplicef tabs 100mgduring a rally in Cairo's Tahrir Square on ...
A review of Alan Sennett, Revolutionary Marxism in Spain, 1930-1937 (Brill, 2014/Haymarket, 2015), £98/£18   Historical debate ...
Fidel Castro, who defended the values of the revolution that he led in his country ...
Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie has been arrested by Egyptian security forces. The arrest of Muslim ...
  In the last summer of the U.S. war in Iraq, the head of Iraqi Special ...

The 19th Party Congress and Chinese Foreign Policy-MICHAEL D. SWAINE

The 19th Party Congress and Chinese Foreign Policy Source: Getty MICHAEL D. SWAINE ArticleOctober 16, 2017 Summary:  Comparing Xi Jinping’s report at the 19th Party Congress to earlier such documents provides an excellent indicator of continuities and recent changes in Chinese foreign policy. Chinese Communist ...

U.S. Policy in Afghanistan: Changing Strategies, Gains-ASHLEY J. TELLIS,  JEFF EGGERS

To protect the integrity of the Afghan state, U.S. policy should aim to end the conflict in ways that mitigate the threats of terrorism, instability, and regional conflict. Although considerable security, political, and economic progress has been made in Afghanistan, much ...

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange ‘We Believe in What We’re Doing’-Interview Conducted by Michael Sontheimer

[caption id="attachment_7458" align="alignnone" width="300"] (FILES) This file photo taken on February 05, 2016 shows WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (C) addressing the media and supporters from the balcony of Ecuador's embassy in central London.WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faced another setback in ...

India tries to hasten US defense deals amid election uncertainty-Sanjeev Miglani and Rupam Jain

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi following a meeting in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington June 7. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India is trying to hasten a ...

Act against militants or face international isolation, civilians tell military-Cyril Almeida

ISLAMABAD: In a blunt, orchestrated and unprecedented warning, the civilian government has informed the military leadership of a growing international isolation of Pakistan and sought consensus on several key actions by the state. As a result of the most recent meeting, ...

China is the winner in India’s surgical strikes at Pakistan-M.K. BHADRAKUMAR

An Indian army soldier keeps guard from a bunker near the border with Pakistan in Abdullian, southwest of Jammu, September 30. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta In the current Indo-Pak flare-up, China has taken a mature stance. Also Beijing has begun replacing Washington as ...

Abdur Rahman I: The beginning of the glory of Muslim Spain-Akbar Ahmed

The story of the origin of the greatest of the dynasties of Andalusia, Spain is as fantastic as if it were taken from the pages of The Thousand and One Nights. Abdur Rahman, a dashing young Arab prince, barely escapes ...
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One hundred years on, the Great October Revolution is alive and calls for a revolutionary proletarian international!

by The 4th Euro-Mediterranean Conference June 23, 2017 This year being the centenary of the Great October Revolution, the 4th Emergency Euro-Mediterranean Conference, held in Athens on 26-28 May 2017, adopted a declaration on this so far the most significant socialist revolution ...
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The 19th Party Congress and Chinese Foreign Policy-MICHAEL D. SWAINE

The 19th Party Congress and Chinese Foreign Policy Source: Getty MICHAEL D. SWAINE ArticleOctober 16, 2017 Summary:  Comparing Xi Jinping’s report at the 19th Party Congress to earlier such documents provides an excellent indicator of continuities and recent changes in Chinese foreign policy. Chinese Communist ...
7 November 2017 I Read the full story

Elections in Pakistan: Ali Wazeer, a Marxist in the parliament dominated by feudal lords and capitalists-Farooq Tariq  

July - 29 - 2018 Reporter: admin Comments Off on Elections in Pakistan: Ali Wazeer, a Marxist in the parliament dominated by feudal lords and capitalists-Farooq Tariq  

July 28, 2018 — Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal — Ali Wazeer, a central committee member of The Struggle group, has won a seat in the national parliament with 23530 votes and his closest rival from religious alliance MMA got 7515. Thus winning the seat with a majority of 16015. Ali Wazeer was one the main […]

One hundred years on, the Great October Revolution is alive and calls for a revolutionary proletarian international!

July - 14 - 2018 Reporter: admin Comments Off on One hundred years on, the Great October Revolution is alive and calls for a revolutionary proletarian international!

by The 4th Euro-Mediterranean Conference June 23, 2017 This year being the centenary of the Great October Revolution, the 4th Emergency Euro-Mediterranean Conference, held in Athens on 26-28 May 2017, adopted a declaration on this so far the most significant socialist revolution in world history, assessing its meaning for the 20th century and for the […]

Join Links’ Facebook group Follow Links on Twitter Click on Links masthead to clear previous query from search box Home Lenin and the Bolshevik Party: A revolutionary collective-Paul Le Blanc  

July - 14 - 2018 Reporter: admin Comments Off on Join Links’ Facebook group Follow Links on Twitter Click on Links masthead to clear previous query from search box Home Lenin and the Bolshevik Party: A revolutionary collective-Paul Le Blanc  

The Russian Revolution of 1917 clearly reveals the complexities of Bolshevism – Lenin’s party – as a revolutionary collective. In fact, there is a convergence of complexities related to several different factors I would like to touch on in these remarks. These include party structures, personalities, and outlooks. One set of complexities involves the organizational […]

The League Against Imperialism (1927-37): An early attempt at global anti-colonial unity-John Riddell

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July 13, 2018 — Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal reposted from John Riddell’s Marxist essays and commentary —   The League Against Imperialism was launched in Brussels in 1927 with the goal of forging unity between colonized peoples and workers in the colonizing countries. Initiated by a wing of the Communist International, it was the first attempt […]

Sheikh Bedreddin: A Greco-Turkish Communist Internationalist Avant la Lettre-  Sungur Savran

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To draw the net from the water together while singing a song in unison, to forge together the iron fine like lace, to be able together to cultivate the land, to be able to eat the honeyed figs together, to be able to say: “all together in everything, save the cheek of the beloved”… Nâzım […]

Turkish elections, looming fascism and left politics-Baris Karaagac

July - 14 - 2018 Reporter: admin Comments Off on Turkish elections, looming fascism and left politics-Baris Karaagac

Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal reposted from Socialist Project — The elections on 24 June in Turkey for a new president and parliament, which took place under a state of emergency, constitute an historic moment in Turkish republican history with important consequences. Firstly, it has institutionalized and consolidated the regime change put in place by the […]

On Marx and Epicurus

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Originally published: International Communist Current by ICConline (February 17, 2018) Under the heading ‘Readers’ Contributions’ we aim to encourage our readers and sympathisers to write texts and articles which can go into greater depth than is possible in our discussion forum, and so stimulate a longer term reflection. These articles, while being broadly based on […]

Abdur Rahman I: The beginning of the glory of Muslim Spain-Akbar Ahmed

June - 16 - 2018 Reporter: admin Comments Off on Abdur Rahman I: The beginning of the glory of Muslim Spain-Akbar Ahmed

The story of the origin of the greatest of the dynasties of Andalusia, Spain is as fantastic as if it were taken from the pages of The Thousand and One Nights. Abdur Rahman, a dashing young Arab prince, barely escapes with his life from Damascus following a palace coup and massacre, survives hair-raising adventures with […]

The Third Camp, Socialism From Below, and the First Principle of Revolutionary Socialism-Daniel Randall

June - 8 - 2018 Reporter: admin Comments Off on The Third Camp, Socialism From Below, and the First Principle of Revolutionary Socialism-Daniel Randall

“The socialists consider it their principal, perhaps even their only, duty to promote the growth of this consciousness among the proletariat, which for short they call its class consciousness. The whole success of the socialist movement is measured for them in terms of the growth in class consciousness of the proletariat. Everything that helps this […]

The Lasting Legacy of the Revolt that Shook France in 1968-Mitch Abidor’s New Oral History

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The Merry Month of May Mitch Abidor’s New Oral History Explores the Lasting Legacy of the Revolt that Shook France in 1968-Richard Greeman Where Are the Riots of Yesteryear? This month marks the 50th anniversary of the wave of radical revolts and revolutionary uprisings that startled the world in 1968 and which,  although ultimately crushed […]

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