Militarism, Imperialism, and Self-Determination: Marxist Debates on the War
During World War I, the Marxist movement had a rich debate on the questions of militarism, imperialism, and self-determination. Those discussions help inform some of the current issues around the war in Ukraine.
Josefina L. MartínezMarch 31, 2022
A World to Win: Sign Up for Left Voice’s Intro to Marxism Reading Group
Join us this spring in an Intro to Marxism Reading Group. Meetings will be held every Sunday at 6 pm ET.
Left VoiceFebruary 10, 2022
The Leninist Conception of the Party: Myths and Realities
In Lenin’s work, the party question is not only decisive but is also probably the most difficult to unravel.
Marina GarrisiOctober 3, 2021
On Lenin’s Birthday, Let’s Give a Shout Out for Some of His Greatest Contributions
Among the giants whose shoulders today’s revolutionaries stand upon, few loom as large as Lenin. To commemorate his birthday, here are four of his greatest contributions to revolutionary theory and practice.
Scott CooperApril 22, 2021
Pandemics, Climate Crisis, and “Ecological Leninism”
The ecological emergency is underway. But Andreas Malm's interpretation of Lenin is not the solution.
Marina GarrisiFebruary 7, 2021
“Bourgeois Democracy”: What Do Marxists Mean by That Term?
The inauguration of a new U.S. president is a moment to reflect on the kind of democracy Marxists fight for, and on the true character of the pseudo-democracy used to administer the United States on behalf of the capitalist class.
Scott CooperJanuary 23, 2021
Was Rosa Luxemburg an Opponent of the Russian Revolution?
Rosa Luxemburg is often presented as an opponent of the Russian Revolution, but this is a deliberate misunderstanding. In fact, she was no more and no less than a critical Bolshevik.
Nathaniel FlakinJanuary 15, 2021
Left Voice: How Can a Publication Help Build a Revolutionary Left?
Who is Left Voice? What are we trying to build? And how do we conceive of our publication?
Left VoiceOctober 6, 2020
Anti-Colonial Marxism: 100 Years Since the Congress of the Peoples of the East in Baku
Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Baku Congress. The Congress of the Peoples of the East was initiated by the Communist International, bringing together revolutionary organizations from Iraq, Persia, Turkey, Afghanistan, China, India, and other countries. This experience shows what Marxism has to offer to anti-colonial struggles.
Dylan EdwardAugust 31, 2020