A Democracy of a Different Class
Matías MaielloApril 4, 2021
Lessons of the Commune
The Paris Commune, founded 150 years ago, ended in a bloody defeat. But this defeat offered lessons to revolutionaries around the world. Marx, Engels, Lenin, Trotsky, Luxemburg — all drew strategic lessons that were applied in the Russian Revolution.
Doug Enaa GreeneMarch 21, 2021
The Resolution of the Communards
The Paris Commune was founded 150 years ago today. The working class took power for the first time in history. This new government fought for workers' control and women's liberation.
Doug Enaa GreeneMarch 18, 2021
The Women Incendiaries of the Paris Commune
The Paris Commune was founded 150 years ago. Women stood on the first lines of the attempt to "storm heaven." The first working-class government in world history represented an inflection point for the feminist women. This is an excerpt from Andrea D'Atri's book "Bread and Roses: Gender and Class Under Capitalism," which has just been published in English by Pluto Press.
Andrea D'AtriMarch 16, 2021
Insurgent Communards: The Road to Revolution
The Paris Commune was founded on March 18, 1871. A few days before the 150th anniversary, we look at how the ground was prepared for the first working-class government in history.
Doug Enaa GreeneMarch 14, 2021
The Relevance of Marx at 200
Two centuries after the birth of Marx, the ideas of the German revolutionary are as important as ever.
Doug Enaa GreeneMay 5, 2018
The Night Shift: Capitalism’s Silent Killer
Millions work night shifts to satisfy the capitalist system’s around-the-clock drive for profits, which poses a serious threat to the health of night workers. Time for a fight back to reclaim the daylight and our health.
John LeslieJune 21, 2016