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The latest in Marxist theory and analysis, brought to you by Socialist Revolution, the US section of the International Marxist Tendency. In the midst of capitalism's global meltdown, we provide class-struggle perspectives and revolutionary strategy for achieving socialism in our lifetime. More news updates and theoretical analysis available at


The American Civil War: A Sword in One Hand and the Book of Freedom in the Other (Pt. 4)

Our fourth episode on the American Civil War covers the course of events from Emancipation Proclamation to the end of the war. After a brief hiatus, we will be back with more episodes to cover the convulsive period of Reconstruction. Full transcript:Read more


The American Civil War: A Violent and Remorseless Revolutionary Struggle (Pt. 3)

In this episode of our Civil War series, John Peterson analyzes the events of the war itself, all the way from secession to the Emancipation Proclamation. Full transcript:  Part 1:  Part 2:  Part 4: Read more


The American Civil War: Abolitionists and Secessionists (Pt. 2)

In the second episode of our Civil War miniseries, John Peterson takes a closer look at the Constitutional foundations of the crisis, the economics of slavery, the abolitionists, the political scene at the time, and provides a brief timeline of eventRead more


The American Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution (Pt. 1)

Socialist Revolution editor John Peterson kicks off our three-part miniseries on the American Civil War. He lays out the basic theoretical foundations for understanding the events of the Civil War, which Marxists see as the second American RevolutionRead more


Dynamite in the Foundations: Alan Woods on the Crisis of World Capitalism

On January 28, at a meeting of leading members of the International Marxist Tendency, Alan Woods provided an overview of the dramatic events unfolding at the start of 2021. The crisis of world capitalism is causing ruptions, dislocation, and class poRead more

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