• Inge Viett, 1944-2022

    Several weeks ago, we learned that Inge Viett had died. She passed on May 9, at the age of 78. We offer the following notes to English-speaking readers, so that they can know something of this former guerilla and her legacy. Inge Viett was a central participant in armed left …

  • Butch Lee / 1940-2021

    Butch Lee liked to compare life to a busy transit system, in which people were always coming and going. Butch herself has left, died this passing year 2021, after a long determined battle with terminal illness. She leaves behind comrades and friends and family who cared deeply for her. She …

  • Russell Maroon Shoatz, Rest in Power

    It is with great sadness, anger, and bitterness, that i have learned of the passing of Russell Maroon Shoatz. A prisoner of war for most of his life, Maroon came to symbolize not only the cruelty of the u.s. prison system, but also the indomitable spirit of resistance. In the …

  • Livres Anticoloniales et Antiracistes (en français!) à leftwingbooks.net

    Ici à Kersplebedeb, nous venons de recevoir plusieurs livres excellentes de l’Europe, en français, avec un focus sur les luttes anticoloniales et antiracistes, de la Palestine à la France, de l’Algérie aux États-Unis.Nous espérons que dans les mois et années prochaines, nous allons pouvoir alimenter notre sélection francophone davantage. En …

  • International campaign for the release of Georges Abdallah

    At the end of a month-long international campaign for the release of Georges Abdallah, a large demonstration will be held on October 23 in front of the Lannemezan prison in the South of France, where he is incarcerated. October 24 it will be 37 years that he has been in …

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    Just to let people know, Kersplebedeb Leftwingbooks.Net continues to offer free shipping on orders of $50 or more, anywhere in the world. Please note that this special will get you the cheapest mail delivery available — i.e. surface mail if you are overseas. Orders placed after December 11th will definitely arrive after December …

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Understanding the crypto crash  

When it peaked in November, the cryptocurrency, or crypto, market was valued at approximately $3.1 trillion USD. As of this week the …

How Marxists View the Middle Ages

Class societies didn’t begin with capitalism: the ancient and medieval worlds had their own systems of exploitation. Marxist historians have set out …