Archive for April, 2016

New issue of Socialist Alternative’s Magazine
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New issue of Socialist Alternative’s Magazine

Issue 3 of Socialist Alternative has been published. If you would like to order copy(ies) contact: A pdf is available here.

Socialist Alternative #3
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Socialist Alternative #3

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Women’s & LGBT Liberation in Revolutionary Russia

Women’s & LGBT Liberation in Revolutionary Russia

Originally posted on Socialist Party, Ireland (CWI) website March, 2016 Young people internationally are being politicised by the oppression of women and LGBT people, opening up debates as to how this discrimination and inequality can be ended. EMMA QUINN looks at the experience of the Russian Revolution and the radical progressive measures introduced by the […]

US election turmoil

US election turmoil

Bernie Sanders campaign – an opportunity to build a new party of the 99% The US Presidential election campaign represents a turning point in US society and the struggles of the working class, the middle class, young people and all those exploited by capitalism. US society is gripped by a mass politicisation and rejection of, […]

When Khrushchev Denounced Stalin

When Khrushchev Denounced Stalin

Sixty years ago Nikita Khrushchev stunned Communist Party members around the world with a speech attacking Stalin, the then recently deceased dictator deified as the Soviet Union’s ‘great leader’. It sparked revolt against the rotten regimes in Russia and eastern Europe. Ultimately, it showed that top-down Stalinist rule had reached its limits. On 14 February […]

The Dialectical Legacy of Richard Levins (1930-2016)

The Dialectical Legacy of Richard Levins (1930-2016)

The ecologist Richard Levins, who passed away in January, was a revolutionary in more ways than one. He made numerous scientific contributions in population genetics, biomathematics, and community ecology, and he served as the head of the human ecology program at the Harvard School of Public Health. He was also blacklisted under McCarthyism in the […]