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This illustrated introduction's irreverent cartoons will amuse readers, and surprise them with its sophisticated portrait of Trotsky's life and works.
Alexander Shlyapnikov, 1885-1937
Barbara C. Allen
The first biographyin any languageof Alexander Shlyapnikov, a leader and founder, along with Kollontai, of the Workers’ Opposition.
People Wasn't Made to Burn
The long-buried story of a Chicagoan's struggle for justice after four of his children perished in a tragic fire.
The life and times of Lucy Parsons, early American radical and labor organizer, told definitively here.
Green Party leader and prominent social justice activist tells the story of his life of struggle.
All Power to the Soviets
Tony Cliff was a lifelong organizer within the international socialist movement. His groundbreaking work established the unique interpretation of...
Building the Party
The Russian Revolution of 1917 was one of the pivotal events in world history, and the Russian Bolshevik Party played a central role in that...
The Revolution Besieged
The last installment of Tony Cliff's biography of Russian revolutionary V.I. Lenin, available for the first time in the U.S.
Otto Bauer (1881-1938)
A stirring, ground breaking, political biography of the most important leader of the Austrian Social Democratic Workers Party’s, Otto Bauer.
My People Are Rising
A compelling look at the rise and fall of the Black Panther generation, through the eyes of a founding member.
Worth Fighting For
Former US Army Ranger walks across America for a fallen comrade and finds his voice as a war resister.
The definitive partisan biography of Rosa Luxemburg, as only a contemporary and comrade could know her.
The Bending Cross
The classic biography of Debs, one of the most important thinkers and activists in US.
A Great and Terrible World
This edition of letters by Antonio Gramsci vividly evokes the 'great and terrible world' in which he lived.
Doug Enaa Greene
This book discusses the life and political activity of French Communist Louis-Auguste Blanqui and the problems of his political current.
On the Formation of Marxism
In this gripping new intellectual biography, Jukka Gronow examines Karl Kautsky’s influence on the European labor movement.
A James Connolly Reader
A stirring collection of James Connolly's most important speeches and writing.
The Letters of Joe Hill
The legend of Joe Hill, brought to life through his letters, songs, and writings.
IraqiGirl: Diary of a Teenage Girl in Iraq
In a country torn apart by war, a teenage girl blogs her story of family, friendship, and life under American occupation.
A bracing, concise, and accessible overview of the entirety of Marx’s thought, by a major figure of twentieth-century Western Marxism.
Reminiscences of Lenin
Nadezhda Konstantinova Krupskaya
A personal account of Lenin’s life and thought, written by the woman who knew him best.
Lydersen lambasts Chicago's nationally recognized mayor for his obedient endorsement of the devastating austerity agenda set forth by the one-percent.
Rank and File
Alice and Staughton Lynd
The trials and tribulations of firebrand union organizers, from the 1930s1970s, are brought to life here, in their own words.
I Am Troy Davis
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A riveting eyewitness account of the Davis family's courageous struggle against America's flawed criminal justice system.