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Steven Salaita, Cary Nelson, and academic freedom
A letter from the ISR editors
August 14, 2014
The deepening crisis and prospects for the Left in Greece
The Greek revolutionary socialist organization, DEA (Internationalist Workers Left) held its national conference in Athens on October 26-27, 2013. This conference had a special character. It voted not only for a new...
Ireland's uneven development
Ireland’s Economic History:
Crisis and Uneven Development in the North and South
By Gerard McCann
Shaun Harkin reviews three books on the impact of imperialism and colonialism on Ireland’s economic development
Friend of the people
Tribune of the French Revolution
By Clifford D. Conner
THE FRENCH Revolution was one of the key historical events that ushered in the system of modern capitalism. In...
Debating a revolutionary’s path
In the Steps of Rosa Luxemburg:
Selected Writings of Paul Levi
By David Fernbach
DAVID FERNBACH expertly situates a collection of writings from Paul Levi with an insightful and quick-moving...
The Red Dawn of a New Day
All Power to the Councils:
A Documentary History of the German Revolution of 1918–1919
By Gabriel Kuhn
“If ever a working class in any country in the world was treacherously betrayed, it was the German working class.”...
Electoral breakthrough in Greece and the challenges for the Left
are members of the Coordinating Secretariat of SYRIZA and leading members of DEA (Workers Internationalist Left). Martalis and Davanellos...
Insurrection to accommodation
The Provisional IRA:
From Insurrection to Parliament
By Tommy McKearney
TOMMY McKEARNEY was a senior member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA) from the early 1970s until his...
German workers and the birth of the united front
This article is based in part on discussions at the Socialism educational conferences in 2009 and 2010, as well as exchanges with Charles Peterson, Todd Chretien, and Ashley Smith. John Riddell (johnriddell.wordpress....
The cause of Ireland's crisis
The European Union and International Monetary Fund are providing a multibillion-dollar “rescue” of the Irish economy—on the condition that the Irish working class pays the price through slashed social programs and...
Crisis, austerity, and class struggle in Greece
At the Socialism 2010 conference held on June 17–20 in Chicago, Antonis Davanellos, a journalist, unionist, and member of Internationalist Workers Left (DEA), a member group of the Greek radical left coalition Syriza,...
What's behind the rise of BDS?
What's behind the rise of BDS?
Zinovievism and the degeneration of world Communism
Women’s liberation: The Marxist tradition
Vygotsky’s revolutionary theory of psychological development
Responding to capitalist global disaster
From the end of the revolutionary wave to preparing for a new revolution
Are workers’ cooperatives the alternative to capitalism?
Capitalism and racial difference
Selective amnesia about Afghanistan
Astonished by the present
The political challenges of Palestinian liberation
José Peirats and the Spanish Revolution
Underlying the uprisings
The legacy of the Black Panthers
Capitalist reproduction and women’s oppression
Rescuing Gramsci from his misinterpreters
Asia and Pacific
Gender and Sexuality
Race and Class
US Politics and Society