What Socialists Propose

by Paul Siegel   Socialism has been pronounced dead many times before-and it has always revived to continue the struggle. One instance was the time of demoralization that followed the defeat of the Russian Revolution of 1905. Lenin said at that time that the “official professors” who declared Marxism to have been “refuted and annihilated”…

Marxism vs. Anarchism

*This article is a slightly edited version of an article run by Socialist Action’s Fourth International comrades in the British newspaper Socialist Resistance. In the worldwide movement for social justice, many young people are attracted by the ideas of anarchism – even if they don’t call themselves anarchists. Anarchists seem to stand for the same…

How to Make a Revolution

by Peter Camejo   *The essay below was first given as a speech by Young Socialist Alliance leader Peter Camejo in New York onMay 3, 1969. Revolutionary socialists have been accused for many years of wanting to overthrow the U.S. government by force and violence. When they accuse us of this, what they are really trying to do is imply that…

Vanguard Parties

by Ernest Mandel *The article above is based on an address made by Ernest Mandel at the Marx Centenary Conference— “Marxism: The Next Two Decades” — held at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, March 12-15, 1983. It was published in Mid-American Review of Sociology, 1983, Vol. VIII, No. 2:3-21. To approach the…