In this talk at the SOAS Marxist Society, Adam Booth – editor of www.socialist.net – looks at the growing gap between the rich and poor in society today, contrasting the analysis of Thomas Piketty – the French “rock star” economist – and Karl Marx as to why capitalism creates inequality and a concentration of wealth.
Could America go communist?
In the latest episode of Marxist Voice, Dylan Cope discusses the militant traditions of the American working class, the industrial battles taking place today, and the prospects for revolution in the USA – the belly of the capitalist beast.
Storming heaven: The Paris Commune
Josh Holroyd discusses the lessons of the Paris Commune – when the working class seized power for the first time in history.
Marxist Voice, Russian Revolution, Soviet Union, Women's liberation
Women, the family, and the Russian Revolution
In this talk, Natasha Sorrell discusses how the Bolsheviks approached the women’s question, the gains that were won in the Revolution, and the conditions that led to their reversal.