October 1917 : A lost opportunity for socialism?
A libertarian communist perspective on the
Russian revolution of 1917. Includes many original anarchists texts
not available elsewhere.
Analysis of the Revolutionary Years
Writings on particular incidents and movements
The Makhnovist Movement
The opposition in the Communist Party
Replies to modern day Leninists
- Worker's Ice Pick
This essay is written in response to the book "Blackshirts and
Reds" by Michael Parenti, a large part of which is taken up with
apologetics for, and praise of, the Union of Soviet Socialist
Republics and it's satellites
- Defending the Bolsheviks or defending the truth?
A reply to the Irish Workers Group
- John Rees In defence of the
A review of John Rees article on Defending October published in
International Socialist, focusing on his claims on the Kronstadt
rising of 1921, as a way of understanding the Leninist method on
the Russian Revolution
- In Defence of
Another more detailed critique of John Rees' "In Defence of
October" and its account of the Makhnovists and Kronstadt.
the Revolution was Lost?
A critique of Chris Harman's "How the Revolution was Lost" showing
the links between Leninism and the rise of Stalinism.
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didn't fall from the moon
A 12 page pamphlet on the Russian revolution
Includes many of the articles on
History including the Russian,
Spanish and Mexican revolutions, the Paris commune,
historical texts and famous individual anarchists.
Anarchism and the left
articles by anarchists about Leninism, Marxism and Social democracy
Songs about the Revolution
Russian Anarchism Today
Other Russian Revolution pages
Lessons of the Revolution
Find out more about the Spanish Revolution