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Open Diplomacy 1917: Lenin and Trotsky Comment

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Workers Action

How the Russian Revolution Ended Imperialist Secret Treaties As Wikileaks continues to release the U.S. documents labeled “secret,” “confidential,” etc., embarrassing governments around the world, the following statements by Trotsky and Lenin, made shortly after the Soviets took power, gain particularly keen relevance. As both illustrate, the Bolsheviks denounced secret diplomacy. Nor could they do […]

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A Better World is Possible With Socialism

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Ann Robertson

But socialism is more than being well paid for the work one does. It truly revolutionizes how society operates. The capitalist system, in which a small number of capitalists are allowed to subordinate everyone else’s interests to their own – sometimes perverse – pleasures, is replaced with a democratic structure in which the working class […]

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