Russian Revolution

Book review: ‘A Nasty Little War’ – The West’s military intervention against the Russian Revolution

Anna Reid’s history of the ‘intervention’ in Russia after the 1917 revolution, when 180,000 troops from imperialist powers were sent to support the counter-revolutionary ‘White’ armies, is meticulously researched but politically bereft. Reid fails to […]

History & Anniversaries

The Causes of the Post-War Boom

The post-war economic upswing in the countries of ‘the West’ was an unprecedented era of capitalist development rooted in a unique combination of economic and geopolitical factors that cannot be repeated, argues  Robin Clapp, in […]