History

Brief Account of the Devastation of the Indies

A contemporary account and condemnation of the brutal expansion of the Spanish Empire into the West Indies.

Bloodshed in Bayonne

Rockefeller as Dives

October 8, 2016 is the 100th anniversary of the strike at Standard Oil’s Bayonne, N.J., refineries. In the course of the ten-day strike, 4 people were killed and 86 wounded by the police in what John Reed described as a police riot. Yet, not a word of this is mentioned in the Rockefeller biographies.

John Deutch - Chomsky's friend in the Pentagon and the CIA

John Deutch - Chomsky's friend in the Pentagon and the CIA

Karl Marx: the story of his life - Franz Mehring

'Karl Marx: The Story of His Life' (German: 'Karl Marx. Geschichte seines Lebens'), first published in German in 1918, is considered a classic amongst biographies of Marx. Written by Franz Mehring (1846-1919).

Review of Underground Passages by Jesse Cohn

A review of Underground Passages by Jesse Cohn

Jules Vallès–Child, Student, Revolutionary, Journalist, Novelist

A short biographical overview of the life of Jules Vallès

Stikyhiynost. The February Revolution-Spontaneous or Planned?

A look at the idea of spontaneity within the Russian Revolution of 1917

Review of Carlo Tresca: Portrait of A Rebel

A review of Nunzio Pernicone's book on Carlo Tresca

The French Silk Workers Revolt of 1834

A short account of the Lyon silk workers strike of 1834