Russian revolution

Trotsky as action hero minus the dragons

A new Russian drama series available on Netflix rehabilitates Leon Trotsky and is extremely sympathetic to him. It also sticks the boot into Stalin. Andy Stowe watched it and [...]

16th December 2018 // 1 Comment

This bright life will come

Travelling to the British Library’s impressive and unmissable Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths exhibition, I read an article on Putin’s government’s [...]

30th April 2017 // 0 Comments

October 1917: London book launch

Paul Le Blanc at Housmans Bookshop on 24th February 2017 : Le Blanc, a long term revolutionary Marxist, author and a Professor of History at LaRoche College in Pittsburgh, [...]

25th February 2017 // 0 Comments

Redeeming the Revolution

Doug Enaa Greene reviews October 1917 – Workers in Power.    Authors: Paul Le Blanc, Ernest Mandel, David Mandel, François Vercammen, and contemporary texts by Rosa [...]

26th January 2017 // 0 Comments