HISTORIA PROLETARIA: Día Internacional de la Mujer Trabajadora

Foto: Marcha del Día Internacional de la Mujer Trabajadora en Petrogrado, Rusia, 1917 Este artículo es una traducción. Por Audrey Hellenbrecht El 27 de febrero de 1917 (el 8 de marzo en el calendario moderno), miles de trabajadoras de fábricas salieron a las calles de Petrogrado, Rusia, en el Día Internacional de la Mujer Trabajadora (IWWD, por su sigla en ingles) para atacar las severas … Continue reading HISTORIA PROLETARIA: Día Internacional de la Mujer Trabajadora

PROLETARIAN HISTORY: International Working Women’s Day

Photo: International Working Women’s Day march in Petrograd, Russia, 1917 By Audrey Hellenbrecht On February 27, 1917 (March 8 modern calendar), thousands of women factory workers took to the streets of Petrograd, Russia on International Working Women’s Day (IWWD) to strike against harsh working conditions, bread rationing by the Tsarist government, and World War I, which sent so many workers and peasants into the trenches … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: International Working Women’s Day

PROLETARIAN HISTORY: Publication of the Communist Manifesto 

By Joseph Magyar with contributions from Ben Robinson In February of 1848, the Communist Manifesto was published in London by Karl Marx, laying the basis for communist ideology and inspiring revolutionaries for generations. Commissioned by The Communist League after lengthy struggles in its first two congresses, it was published to little fanfare or attention, but earned its place as one of the fundamental documents for … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: Publication of the Communist Manifesto 

PROLETARIAN HISTORY: The Seattle General Strike

By Noah Long February 11, 1919 marked the official end of the Seattle General Strike. Over five days, more than 65,000 workers engaged in work stoppages, shutting down the Seattle economy in the process. The Seattle General Strike would spark fears of a Communist uprising in the first general strike in the US since the Great October Socialist Revolution. By 1919, the shipbuilding industry saw … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: The Seattle General Strike

PROLETARIAN HISTORY: Remember Luxemburg and Liebknecht 101 Years After Their Murder by Social-Democrats

Photo: German Communists and revolutionaries Karl Liebknecht (left) and Rosa Luxemburg (right) The Proletarian History series chronicles the stories of the revolutionary class struggle and the lives of important figures from a working class perspective. By Peter Cherry On January 15, 1919, Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg were assassinated in Berlin, robbing the working class of Germany of their main leaders at the height of … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: Remember Luxemburg and Liebknecht 101 Years After Their Murder by Social-Democrats

HISTORIA PROLETARIA: La Masacre de Dade

Foto: Recorte de noticias se refiere a masacres de colonos a finales de 1835 y 1836, incluyendo la masacre de Dade Este artículo es una traducción. Por Joseph Magyar El 28 de diciembre de 1835, el comandante estadounidense Francis Dade y sus 110 soldados fueron casi aniquilados cuando las fuerzas de Seminole dirigidas por el jefe Micanopy los emboscaron en lo que luego se llamaría … Continue reading HISTORIA PROLETARIA: La Masacre de Dade

PROLETARIAN HISTORY: The Dade Massacre

Photo: News clipping refers to massacres of settlers throughout late 1835 and 1836, including the Dade Massacre By Joseph Magyar On December 28, 1835, US Major Francis Dade and his 110 soldiers were nearly annihilated when Seminole forces led by Chief Micanopy ambushed them in what would later be called “The Dade Massacre.” The battle was the first decisive victory for the Seminoles in the … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: The Dade Massacre