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The relevance of October 1917: A discussion with China Miéville

Award-winning writer China Mieville, author of the recent October: The Story of the Russian Revolution, sat down to discuss the Russian Revolution and its relevance for today with Eric Blanc, a historical sociologist and author of the forthcoming monograph Anti-Colonial Marxism: Oppression and Revolution in the Tsarist Borderlands.

Why can’t the left get Venezuela right?

As Venezuela's fascist-minded oligarchy conspires with US imperialism to overthrow the democratically elected government of Nicolas Maduro, few in the West seem to care. Shamus Cooke writes that, instead of denouncing right-wing violence that aims at regime change, many on the US left have stayed silent or prioritised lecturing Maduro over the failures of “Chavismo”.

Working classes and the rise of the new right: Socialist politics in the era of Trump

The success of xenophobic right-wing political forces today calls for the development of a socialist practice fit for this perilous political moment, Socialist Project writes. Taking this seriously requires that we address the inroads of the far right into working class constituencies that were bastions of trade unionism for much of the 20th century.

An interview with Au Loong-yu on the current political situation in Hong Kong

Robin Lee interviews Au Loong-Yu, a long term activist, writer and member of the Pioneer, a Hong Kong socialist organisation, about the political situation in Hong Kong twenty years after Hong Kong’s reunification with China.

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