The October Revolution can be correctly understood only if you do not limit your field of vision to its final link. During the last days of February the chess game of insurrection was played out from the first move to the last – that is to the surrender of the enemy. At the end of October the main part of the game was already in the past. And on the day of insurrection it remained to solve only a rather narrow problem: mate in two moves.
The process of decolonization would not have been possible without the enormous influence of the October Revolution, in that it decisively contributed to the right of the peoples to self-determination and independence becoming a reality in many countries of the world.Read more "‘The Great October Socialist Revolution marked a new era for humanity’"
Demonstrations, meetings and cultural events celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution took place around the world in early November 2017.Read more "Worldwide actions celebrate Bolshevik Revolution, prepare for new struggles"
One hundred years after the Great Soviet Revolution, the only alternative to the barbarity of this system is still socialism. One hundred years after Red October, this is, more than ever, our revolution!Read more "‘This is our revolution!’ 5,000 march in Rome to reaffirm Red October"
When we began talking about this initiative a few months ago, the starting point for everyone was that we needed to do something extraordinary, and with as much unity as possible, for the most important anniversary of our history. We can proudly say that we have succeeded!Read more "Revolution 100 conference in Rome: ‘This is our life, this is our destiny’"
The contradiction between word and deed is unknown to the masses, but the passing over from word to deed – even to a simple strike, and so much the more to insurrection – inevitably calls out inner frictions and molecular regroupings: some move forward, others have to crowd back.Read more "Contrasting the February and October revolutions"
Ukraine is now moving backwards in time, returning to its past. Destroying the achievements of the Soviet era, we are objectively approaching those times that preceded October, gradually turning into an archaic deindustrialized country where poorly educated, disenfranchised and hopelessly poor people live. Which, in fact, is the price for the denial of its revolutionary birthright.Read more "Ukraine and October: One hundred years of the banned revolution"