On July 16, 1931, a white mob murdered the black sharecropper organizer Ralph Gray in Tallapoosa County, Alabama. This murder demonstrated both the very real communist organizing among black sharecrop
The California Assembly finally repealed its law that barred communists from state employment. Of course Republicans, cosplaying as Cold Warriors whose Dear Leader isn’t in the pocket of Vladimi
As far as it goes, this history of communists and the CIO in the 1930s and 1940s that Jacobin published is sound, both factually and historiographically, except for saying Though its role is rarely me
Good article by Andre Fleche on the connection between the Confederacy and an early version of anti-communism, which in the aftermath of the 1848 revolutions in Europe was very much on the minds of th
Are you a Maoist who celebrates Valentine’s Day? Then Freedom Road has some slogans for your day: Unite world-wide under the magnificent blood-red banner of revolutionary sex/love unfurled by Co
It would be difficult, nigh impossible, to create a tumblr more dedicated to my interests than Communists with Cats.
Good set of anti-communist posters from around the western world to amuse you on Friday night.
Yesterday was Trotsky Icepick Day and to commemorate it, The New Republic reprinted Edmund Wilson’s 1933 article on him. Good stuff. It also helped me understand why Trotsky would agree to testi