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Karl Marx

Karl Marx and the Paris Commune

Marx’s analysis of the Paris Commune is a brilliant example of the interaction between revolutionary theory and practice, argues Katherine Connelly

  • Written by Katherine Connelly
  • Category: History
Rue de Rivoli, Paris, May 1871. Photo: Public Domain

The Paris Commune: when workers ran a city

Ahead of the 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune, John Westmoreland looks at the first working-class government and why it's an important historical milestone

  • Written by John Westmoreland
  • Category: History
Engels in his twenties

Engels: a working class hero

The life long comrade of Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels made a huge contribution to socialist ideas and to revolutionary activity. Lindsey German looks at his legacy

  • Written by Lindsey German
  • Category: Engels 200