In this recording of a talk given in 2014, Daniel Morley looks at the question of consciousness from a Marxist perspective and analyses one of the most complex of phenomena in nature – thought itself. What is consciousness? How does it arise? Where do our thoughts come from? And how do the mind and the material world relate to one another?
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.
Imperialism and war, Marxist Voice
Sovereignty and independence: The national question in Ukraine
In this discussion, Jorge Martin discusses the war in Ukraine and how it connects to the national question.