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When the North Star Turned Red: Against Reconciliation

The working class had seized power in Finland. Yet the bourgeoisie won the civil war and murdered tens of thousands of Reds. How was this possible? What lessons can we learn from the defeat?

Nathaniel Flakin

May 26, 2019

When the North Star Turned Red: The Uprising

In 1917, the Social Democrats in Finland had won a parliamentary majority, but the capitalists refused to accept these election results. Instead, they pushed the country towards civil war.

Nathaniel Flakin

May 19, 2019

When the North Star Turned Red

100 years ago, the working class in Finland seized power. This little-known revolution is full of lessons for socialists today. 

Nathaniel Flakin

May 12, 2019