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Nazi militias down home

August 2019

Written in 1995 after the Oklahoma City bombing, this article explores how fascist-inspired “patriots” are created.

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The riveting new history of groundbreaking electrical tradeswomen and socialist feminists in the fight for affirmative action. Get your copy today!

Return of the Red Scare

April 2019

Trump & Co. are preaching against socialism. They want another Red Scare? OK! Time for all good lefties to get fearsome.

Letters to the editor – February 2018

February 2018

Readers respond to … The meeting of the Committee for International Revolutionary Regroupment; anti-Nazi fightback; tribute to Frank Little; and more.

Russia 1917: The spark that lit a world revolution

February 2018

Excerpts from two speeches that celebrate what workers and peasants won by making the Russian Revolution and that draw valuable lessons for radicals today.

On the eve of revolution: Trotsky in New York City, 1917

June 2017

One hundred years ago Russian insurrectionist Leon Trotsky landed in New York with his wife and two sons. A political refugee for over a decade, Trotsky had been forced out of Germany, France, Switzerland and Spain. The Allied powers in World War I already raging in Europe were afraid Trotsky’s tireless opposition to the war… Read more »