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Stalin and Trotsky (World Revolution for Beginners Part II)

Loren: I photocopied a little map of Russia. Unfortunately it’s from a book in French but I think you can figure it out, all the names are pretty much the same. I know some people probably are not so familiar with the geography that we are talking about. So here you have some kind of […]

 
On the Extreme Margins of the Centennial of the October Revolution

On the Extreme Margins of the Centennial of the October Revolution: The Legacy of 1917 We Can Affirm Loren Goldner The year 1917 is most closely associated with the Russian Revolution, but it is more important to locate  that revolution in the global tidal wave of  working-class struggle  from 1917 to 1921 (continued up to […]

 
AGLI ESTREMI CONFINI DEL CENTENARIO DELLA RIVOLUZIONE D’OTTOBRE: L’EREDITÀ DEL 1917 CHE POSSIAMO RIVENDICARE

di Loren Goldner *   Generalmente l’anno 1917 è associato strettamente alla Rivoluzione Russa, ma a me sembra più giusto collocarlo nel vasto sommovimento mondiale delle lotte delle classe operaia che, tra il 1917 e il 1921 (e in Cina fino al 1927), pose termine alla prima guerra mondiale inter-imperialista (1914-1918). Quell’ampia lotta incluse la […]

 
В столетнюю годовщину Октябрьской революции — о ее предельных достижениях О том наследии 1917 года, верность которому мы можем подтвердить

Лорен Голднер   C русской революцией чаще всего ассоциируется 1917 год, но гораздо важнее определить, какое место эта революция занимала в общемировой приливной волне борьбы рабочего класса с 1917 по 1921 год (в Китае продолжавшейся до 1927 года), ускорившей окончание первой межимпериалистической мировой войны (1914-1918).   Эта приливная волна включала германскую революцию (1918-1921), захваты фабрик […]

 
The Agrarian Question in the Russian Revolution: From Material Community to Productivism, and Back

Buried under almost a century of ideology, the “Russian question”, the historical meaning of the defeat of the Russian revolution, is the question that will not go away.

 
Media: Loren Goldner on Stalin and Trotsky

Part Two of an ongoing NYC lecture and discussion series by left communist intellectual Loren Goldner.

 
Media: Loren Goldner on Lenin and Luxemburg

Part One of an ongoing NYC lecture and discussion series by left communist intellectual Loren Goldner.

 
Review: “The October Revolution in Prospect and Retrospect” by John Marot

This is one of the few books published since 1991 on the “Russian question” that will compel people long wedded to different characterizations of the post-1917 or post-1929 Soviet regime to think through their commitments.