Myths of Marxism: does the working class still exist?

We are frequently told that Marxism is no longer applicable as a theory in modern society because the working class - apparently - no longer exists. Supposedly "we are all middle class now", thanks to rising wealth, automation, and deindustrialisation. Jack Halinski-Fitzpatrick explains how this is not the case. If anything, the working class is numerically larger and stronger than ever before.

Myths of Marxism: is capitalism the most efficient system?

In the latest video from the Marxist Student Federation's Myths of Marxism series, Stephen Agnew of the Sheffield Marxists examines whether capitalism - based on the market, competition, private ownership and production for profit - really is the most efficient economic system possible for society.

Perspectives for World Revolution

Speaking at the recent World School of the International Marxist Tendency, held at the end of July 2017, Alan Woods - editor of In Defence of Marxism, - discusses the current turbulence and volatility in the global economic, political, and social situation. The task is to break with the status quo and fight for revolution.

From February to July: Revolution, dual power, and reaction

Niklas Albin Svensson of the International Marxist Tendency discusses the events of the 1917 Russian Revolution: from its opening scenes in February; through the return of Lenin in April; to the suppression in July.

July Days: Counter-revolution within the revolution

Alan Woods, author of "Bolshevism - the Road to Revolution", discusses the "July Days" of the 1917 Russian Revolution. These events marked a turning point in the revolution. From this moment on, dual power had ended. Only two options remained: either the forces of reaction would crush the revolution, or the Bolsheviks would lead the masses to take power.

Marx Capital in a Day

Marx Capital in a Day