Tag Archives: History

CrossTalk: Imagining Russia (Extended Version)

I don’t like this show, or RT in general, as much as I used to, but I thought this was a very interesting and enlightening conversation. I do wish Peter Lavelle would shut the hell up and let his guests … Continue reading

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Countering Propaganda against Stalin, the Soviet Union and Communism

Here is the link to Dr. Grover Furr’s essay: https://msuweb.montclair.edu/~furrg/research/gf_marxmem2016.html  

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Useful Articles on Soviet History of the Stalin Period

  Click the link below (provided by the eminent Stalin-era Soviet scholar Dr. Grover Furr) to access over a dozen articles on Soviet history that bust up a lot of propaganda myths that continue to circulate. https://www.dropbox.com/s/tl5y9ynuh5zv2cz/Useful%20Articles%20on%20Soviet%20History%20of%20the%20Stalin%20Period%2C%20from%20Sputniknews.com%20and%20Russia-Insider.pdf?dl=0

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The Russian Revolution and the struggle to end exploitation of people by people

Listen now: Brian Becker, a founding member of the Party for Socialism and Liberation, explains the Marxist perspective on the Russian Revolution, the Soviet Union, and the gains, challenges and contradictions facing the first socialist government in a world dominated … Continue reading

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Mother Russia: Better Red than Undead!

Not quite sure what to make of this, but I found it interesting. This is a graphic novel coming out soon that is set during the Great Patriotic War, or as it’s known in the West, World War II. The … Continue reading

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“Lecture on the 1905 Revolution” by V.I. Lenin

  Lecture on the 1905 Revolution Although this lecture was given almost 100 years ago, it provides good advice for how we should think about building our own revolution today.  

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Lesson in Imperialism: The Sykes–Picot Agreement

The Sykes–Picot Agreement, officially known as the Asia Minor Agreement, was a secret agreement between the governments of the United Kingdom and France,[1] with the assent of Russia, defining their proposed spheres of influence and control in the Middle East … Continue reading

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Real Heroes: Friedrich Engels

Friedrich Engels (German: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈɛŋəls]; 28 November 1820 – 5 August 1895) was a German–English industrialist, social scientist, author, political theorist, philosopher, and father of Marxist theory, alongside Karl Marx. In 1845 he published The Condition of the Working Class … Continue reading

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Real Heroes: Ricardo Flores Magón

Ricardo was born on 16 September 1874, in San Antonio Eloxochitlán, Oaxaca, an indigenous Mazatec community. His father, Teodoro Flores, was a Zapotec Indian and his mother, Margarita Magón was a Mestiza.[3] The couple met each other in 1863 during … Continue reading

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Roland Boer, “Before October: The Unbearable Romanticism of Western Marxism”

  Roland Boer, “Before October: The Unbearable Romanticism of Western Marxism”.

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