When Mikhail Gorbachev was selected as the Communist Party of the Soviet
Union’s general secretary 20 years ago, in March 1985, it marked the
beginning of the end of Stalinist rule in the Soviet Union and Eastern
Malcolm X voiced the rage of millions against poverty, racism, and
police brutality. Evolving from Black Nationalism to anti-capitalism and
towards socialism, he remains an inspiration to all who challenge racist
The momentous events of 100 years ago, 1905, provided the working class
in Russia with the understanding that it was a force capable of bringing
industry to its knees, a force capable of turning railways, power, gas
etc. on and off like a light-switch.
Seventy years ago, a small mid-western city was shaken to its very
foundations. The 1934 Minneapolis Teamster strike is one of the greatest
labor battles in U.S. history. For two months, the working class owned
THE OVERTHROW of the Somoza dictatorship in 1979 has undoubtedly helped
to fan a new wave of revolutionary struggle throughout Central America.
The Sandinista victory rekindled the idea of insurrectionary struggle
among the young fighters battling against the dictatorships and
repressive regimes of Latin America. The...