|SocialismToday Socialist Party magazine|
Issue 212 October 2017
To mark the centenary of the Russian revolution, Izquierda Revolucionaria (CWI Spain) has translated into Spanish John Reed’s classic Ten Days that Shook the World. In this introduction to the book, PETER TAAFFE explains the significance of Reed’s account, the importance of the revolution, and its relevance today.
Extracts from speeches made by LEON TROTSKY to the extraordinary session of the Petrograd Soviet on the eve of the second All-Russia Congress of Soviets of Workers’ and Soldiers’ Deputies. Presented. They are a defence of the transfer of power to the new Soviet government. This is the first translation into English – by Pete Dickenson.
The deep crisis in Venezuela is the latest pretext for a capitalist ideological offensive against socialism. In the face of this reactionary propaganda overdrive, it is important for the workers’ movement to understand what has been taking place, to learn the lessons, and to defend a programme for democratic socialist change. TONY SAUNOIS writes.
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